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Knitorama

By Rachael Matthews

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781840729863
  • Publication date: 06 Oct 2005
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  • Imprint: Spruce
Hamlyn

Easy Crochet: Vintage and Retro

The Easy Crochet series features six new project collections, so you can find a great project, whatever style you're looking for. Each book features a range of patterns to make for the home, to wear or to give, so you will find plenty of projects for a whole range of needs. Whether you're reviving your love of crochet or you've just discovered this restful and soothing pastime, there is an Easy Crochet book for you, and with every project tried and tested, and each technique fully explained, they're perfect for both beginners and experienced crocheters.Revive the groovy patterns and styles of yesterday with this collection of designs for colourful folky pieces that will work as stylish statements in the home and in your wardrobe. Create a selection of beautiful crochet blankets for an easy way of introducing the vintage look, or reinvent a plain dress or top with a beautiful scalloped collar... or try one of the many more patterns available!

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Authors:
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The Craft Library: Cute Knits for Baby Feet

Sue Whiting
Authors:
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Fun to knit and quick to finish, there's nothing quite so adorable as tiny socks for little feet. With designs ranging from classic bootees and Fair Isle knits to fun motifs such as duck feet, clouds and ice cream cones, you simply won't know which pair to start knitting first! 30 gorgeous projects for babies and children from 0-4 Step-by-step knitting guides explain how to shape socks and add details Projects to suit all levels of expertise

Hamlyn

The Craft Library: Knits for Hats, Gloves & Scarves

Louisa Harding
Authors:
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Hamlyn

How to Knit

Spruce

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Hookorama

Rachael Matthews
Authors:
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Spruce

Instant Expert Crochet

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Instant Expert Knitting

Anna Tillman

Anna Tillman was knitting scarves for her teddy bears by the time she was six years old, and began her knitting career at Rowan Yarns. She launched her own online yarn shop, Web of Wool, in 2002 and made the virtual store into an actual shop in 2004. Anna is the author of Knitted Dog Coats, also published by Hamlyn.

Helen Ardley

Helen Ardley studied Textiles at Huddersfield University in the UK before becoming a full-time crochet and knitwear designer. She has worked for a number of international companies, and was the crochet designer for Patons. Helen now works as a freelance crochet and knitwear designer and is the author of Cute Crochet for Tiny Tots and Crocheted Accessories, both published by Hamlyn.

Kate Gunn

Kate Gunn and Robyn Macdonald studied Fashion and Textiles at the University of Brighton in the UK, specializing in knitwear. Kate and Robyn have designed knitted clothes and accessories for a variety of international companies, and launched Orka, a collection of organic and fairtrade knitwear for women and children, in 2006.

Louisa Harding

Louisa Harding has been a major Rowan designer for 17 years, creating ready-to-wear collections for Europe, the USA and the Far East. In 1997 she became brand coordinator and designer for Jaeger Handknits, but is best known for her adorable Miss Bea range of books. Louisa also writes and designs for Vintage Style, Vogue Knitting, Knitting Magazine and Modern Classics.

Ros Badger

Ros Badger is the founder of the children's knitwear company Little Badger. Before forming her own company she designed and produced knitwear for clothing lines by Marks & Spencer, Flyte Ostell, Copperwheat Blundell, and Geaorgina von Etzdorf among others. Ros Badger has been a professional knitter for more than 20 years.

Sue Whiting

Sue Whiting studied at the London College of Fashion and has worked in the needlecrafts industry for over 30 years. She has written and collaborated on a wide variety of needlecraft books, but her main passion lies with knitting and crochet.

Zoe Mellor

Zoë Mellor is one of the UK's best known children's knitwear designers. She has worked for Kaffe Fassett and regularly designs for Rowan - one of the leading yarn manufacturers.