Teen Knitting Club: Chill Out and Knit Some Cool Stuff
Teen Knitting Club Chill Out and Knit Some Cool Stuff Author:Jennifer Wenger, Carol Abrams, Maureen Lasher All over the country, kids are picking up knitting needles and wildly colorful yarns to make really cool clothes and other fabulous stuff -- from cozy chenille scarves to snuggly shawls, funky rag bags to furry tank tops, whimsical brimmed hats to classy cardigans. Whether on their own or together with friends in after-school clubs, recreation c... more »enters, or even yarn shops, these kids are discovering that knitting is more than learning basic stitches and following pattern directions.
Knitting is a way to get exactly what they want to own, and it is also a fun way to relax and hang out, a way to surprise a friend with a handmade sweet sixteen present, a way to discover the creative "me" in themselves.
Teen Knitting Club shows them how they can do it all -- from learning the basics to forming knitting clubs of their own. Firsthand stories and tips from scores of teens both advise and encourage teens, while lively four-color photographs of their handiwork show what can be done with just a little practice. Cool kids everywhere will be saying, "Move over, Grandma," and joining in this creative and rewarding pastime.
35 easy patterns designed for teens. Unique embellishments to personalize projects. One-day "instant gratification" projects. Guide to selecting yarn and accessories. Top ten problems and how to solve them. Starting your own knitting club. Creating a knitting scrapbook. Knitting for charity.« less