Top-selling author Sheryl Thies teaches how to create fascinating color patterns simply by slipping stitches. You'll love how this versatile technique makes quick work of colorwork. It's as easy as knitting stripes–one color at a time. 12 patterns for flattering accessories and impressive gifts at a great valueAchieve dramatic results as you knit cowls, scarves, and shawls–including a couple scarf designs suitable for menLearn to slip stitch in just minutes–you'll be showing off the amazing results in no time
Learn Tunisian crochet and find beautiful ways to showcase the richly textured fabric you'll produce. Choose from seven inspiring projects: a clever handbag, a sturdy tote, reversible place mats, three styles of pillows, and an iconic chevron afghan.
Top-selling author Sheryl Thies presents an exciting encore to Get Hooked on Tunisian Crochet! In this volume, she reviews the basics of Tunisian Crochet, which any confident beginner can master, and then shares a variety of advanced techniques. Get excellent value with 16 all-new crochet patterns for women's garments and accessories Learn in-depth techniques, including double-ended Tunisian crochet, short-row shaping using Tunisian crochet, and mitered Tunisian crochet Discover a wide range of stylish projects that don't require fittingVideo
Adorn yourself with the exquisite textures, lacy patterns, and glorious colors of nature. Find 20 captivating wraps, shawls, and scarves in flattering styles ranging from casual accessories to elegant evening wear. The patterns display basic shapes and plenty of variety–ideal for confident beginners as well as experienced knitters. Requiring little or no finishing, projects such as Dragonfly, Snowdrift, Waterfall, Cocoon, and Supernova invite knitters to celebrate the mystery and magic that surrounds us. Knit yourself a natural wonder!
Be at the forefront of a stitching comeback! Tunisian crochet is a generations-old needlework technique that today's crocheters–and knitters–are rediscovering. Also known as afghan stitch, this versatile technique is worked on a long needle with a crochet hook at one end. Choose from 13 gorgeous projects, including women's garments and accessories as well as home accentsLearn a variety of stitches, from basic to more advanced, including some that look just like knittingRead a brief history of Tunisian crochet and find out why it's experiencing such a resurgence