Knitting

  • 100 Little Knitted Gifts to Make

    This book represents amazing value, comprising 100 projects compiled from best-selling knitting authors. It covers a wide variety of themes from Christmas knits, baby bootees, phone covers, mug hugs, headbands and scarves, so there is something for everyone to enjoy.

    The techniques used in this book are simple enough for experienced beginners to master, and easy for more seasoned knitters. Special stitches used are explained in detail, and yarns are described in generic terms, so that readers can use what is available to them, wherever they live. The projects are satisfying to make and can be made as gifts for special occasions and celebrations to family and friends.

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    $34.99
  • 101 Socks

    With seven techniques and 101 patterns, this how-to book provides detailed, clear instructions for knitting and crocheting colourful and artful socks.

    These projects cover a wide range of skill sets, from the beginner to the advanced knitter. You’ll learn, among other things, how to create sock heels in three different styles, knit with circular needles, knit from the toe up and create felted textiles using your washing machine. A how-to primer on sock making is included for beginners, and size tables help you create socks that fit perfectly for all ages.

    Various sock styles include cable, stripe and rainbow patterns, socks with fringe, pompons and other embellishments, sport socks, slippers, socks with a “lodge” look and even a dolphin motif.

    $42.99
  • 150 Blocks to Knit & Crochet

    This book gives stitchers a world of new shapes and new possibilities from simple hearts and flowers to swirls, shells and snowflakes. Over 150 unique block shapes are beautifully presented in a tempting directory of different shapes, motifs and textures.

    You will even find pretty little joining blocks and edging ideas. At the back of the book are the patterns and charts for motifs. Plus, each motif comes with a mix and match suggestion for how the new block shapes might be combined.

    Includes step-by-step instructions, patterns and charts.

    $39.99
  • 150 Scandinavian Knitting Designs

    For both experienced and beginner knitters, this is an inspirational collection of favourite motifs found in the traditional knitting of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and the Faroe Islands.

    Each motif, including stars, hearts, flowers, leaping reindeer and dancers, as well as delightful geometric patterns and more, is shown as a hand-knitted swatch, illustrated with clear, life-sized photographs and accompanied by easy-to-read colour charts, and a reverse colourway suggestion.

    With clear details on reading colour charts, and a full review of techniques for two-colour knitting, this book also gives advice on incorporating the Scandinavian motifs into a variety of different projects, allowing you to create unique designs. Also includes guidance on choosing yarns, use of colour and finishing techniques to help you hone your knitting skills and create stylish projects.

    $39.99
  • 20 to Make: Easy Knitted Scarves

    Stylish and practical scarves are at your fingertips with this book, which contains knitting patterns for 20 beautiful scarves in a variety of styles.

    There is a scarf for every season, as this book includes patterns for delicate simple lace drapes, comforting cable-knitted scarves and rugged, chunky wraps for serious warmth.

    Ribbons, bobbles and tassels decorate the scarves, and they range from practical classics to those with exciting modern twists.

    $12.99
  • 20 to Make: Easy Knitted Tea Cosies

    Easy Knitted Tea Cosies contains 20 desirable, colourful and easy-to-knit tea cosies. There is a wide range of designs, from funky fruit and friendly owls to contemporary stripes, along with Autumn, Christmas and Valentine's Day designs.

    These cute and quirky tea cosies are quick to make and great for brightening up your home or giving as gifts.

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    $12.99
  • 20 to Make: Knitted Baby Booties

    Irresistibly cute and fun to knit, these 20 beautiful pairs of bootees will make perfect gifts for friends and family.

    They range from traditional lacy designs, cute tiny duckling slippers, little strawberry-inspired bootees, trendy fluffy boots and a range of more sturdy-looking knitted boots especially for baby boys!

    Features:

    • Each design takes just one ball of yarn or less
    • Novice knitters will be able to make many of the designs
    • Hints and Tips

    $12.99
  • 20 to Make: Knitted Beanies

    Susie Johns shows you how to knit beanies using simple patterns that are also fun, fresh and inspiring to appeal to a wide range of knitters. From traditional to contemporary, fun and funky and knitted in bright, vibrant yarns to muted pastels, there is something for everyone.

    Susie has designed patterns suitable for men, women, children and babies; for a relaxed look, go for the oversized Slouch Beanie, a little girl would love the cute Charm Beanie, choose the soft, cream Baby Beanie for a new arrival and the Beastie Beanie for a fun-loving lad! Knitted beanies also make fantastic gifts for special friends and relatives.

    • 20 fantastic designs and 20 colourful alternatives
    • Easy-to-follow knitting patterns

    $12.99
  • 20 to Make: Knitted Bears

    Knit 20 little bears, each 20cm (8") high, and all dressed in a wonderful range of knitted outfits that will delight adults and children alike.

    Easy-to-follow directions, colour photos ad close-ups for the basic bear and clothes patterns, then meet the bears: Baby, Peter Pumpkin, Fred Football, Toby Toddler, Billy Bridegroom, Grace Bride, Pippy Dolly, Holly Christmas, Abi Ballet, Barney College, Sweet Bumble Bee...

    Visit Can Do Blog to see to see the Bumble Bee Bear made by us.

    $12.99
  • 20 to Make: Knitted Flowers

    Susie Johns has created twenty beautiful flowers that knitters and flower lovers will love to create. Simple, easy-to-follow instructions are provided for each flower, and Susie's inspired choice of wools and novelty yarns make these wonderful projects for anyone interested in contemporary knitting design.

    • 20 great designs
    • Ideal for decorating bags, clothes, shoes and more
    • Clear step-by-step knitting instructions
    • Easy and fun to make

    $12.99
  • 20 to Make: Knitted Headbands

    Monica Russel uses her fantastic design skills to create a wide range of gorgeous headbands.

    The huge variety in this book means that there is something that will appeal to everyone: some headbands are in a single colour, others in a multitude of colours, some are narrow while others are wide; some have bow embellishments, while other have buttons or flowers – and some use just one stitch, while others use a range of stitches to create beautiful designs. There are chunky designs to keep you warm in winter, and lighter headbands ideal for wearing in spring.

    These are quick and easy projects for all knitting abilities, which do not use huge amounts of yarn, and will make gifts for family and friends that are both practical and attractive.

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    $12.99
  • 20 to Make: Knitted Snoods

    A stunning range of knitted snoods for all seasons for in beautiful, contemporary designs

    Also known as an infinity scarf, neck warmer, cowl and tube scarf, a snood is a knitted loop that you wrap around your neck like a scarf, or wear over your head to keep warm. They are easy to knit, and totally on trend.

    This book includes 20 unique designs in a range of colours and styles and using a variety of knitting stitches and yarns. Some of the snoods are knitted in lighter, lacy yarns for spring and summer, while others are made in medium and heavier yarns for autumn and winter.

    $12.99
  • 20 to Make: Knitted Wrist Warmers

    Wrist warmers are an easy and fashionable project for knitters of all abilities, and in this book Monica Russel presents a wide range from which to choose, as well as all the information on materials and terminology you need.

    • A diverse and colourful range of 20 easy-to-knit pairs of fashionable wrist warmers
    • Suitable for knitters of all abilities
    • Ideal as a gift, or treat yourself!

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    $12.99
  • 20 to Make: Mini Knitted Charms

    Charms and dangles are popular fashion accessories, used to decorate purses, bags, mobile phones, and so on. In this book, Sachiyo provides patterns for 20 different designs all in her distinctive, cute and fun style.

    All the projects are really quick and easy to make each one can be made in just 15 minutes! They are therefore great for passing the time on a journey or when you have a few minutes to spare, and are small enough to carry around in your handbag. They are great for using up scraps of yarn too, and they make ideal little gifts.

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    $12.99
  • 20 to Make: Tiny Toys to Knit

    Great to give as gifts and ideal for using up oddments of yarn, these tiny toys are sure to delight everyone.

    All the projects are beautifully made and exquisitely designed, with some wonderfully quirky twists. Each is accompanied by a clear, easy-to-follow pattern and fun photography with basic techniques at the start of the book, including making up, stuffing and some simple surface stitching.

    The 20 project ideas range from a tiny rocket and a UFO, a soldier complete with bearskin, an angel, and lots of cute mini animals including a chubby bunny, a cat, an owl, a dog, a penguin, a bear and a sheep!

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    $12.99
  • 200 Fair Isle Motifs

    The mysteries of Fair Isle are revealed! This title offers simple solutions to the seemingly complex technique of stranded colourwork.

    From simple single row patterns to complex all-over motifs, you'll find colourways that will thrill and inspire your knitting, whether you're a beginner or experienced knitter.

    Featuring easy-to-read charts, columns to illustrate colour changes and clear photographs of each sample swatch. Organized by row count and stitch count, it makes it easy for you to find the perfect motif for your projects.

    $31.99
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  • 200 Ripple Stitch Patterns

    Colourful patterns to knit and crochet for afghans, blankets and throws, featuring a variety of techniques, from classic Shetland lace to today's textured patterns. For each stitch:

    • Sample / variations
    • Colour photo
    • Skill-rating
    • Colours used
    • 4-colour chart of 1 repeat
    • Knit / crochet symbol
    • Repeat pattern length
    • Arrows showing 1st loop stitch
    $29.99
  • 200 Stitch Patterns for Baby Blankets

    The book features:

    • 200 stitch patterns and mix-and-match block designs plus a selection of pretty trims
    • Colour close-up swatch, clear directions, motif diagrams if needed with each sample shown
    • At-a-glance symbols for skill-rating, working method, yarns and colours
    • Advice on choosing yarns, (cotton, wool, chenille, silk) colours (light, bright, dark), stitch patterns and blocks
    • Illustrated steps teach techniques / stitches

    $29.99