The Yarn Girls' Guide to Simple Knits

The Yarn Girls' Guide to Simple Knits

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In their bustling New York City yarn shop Julie Carles and Jordana Jacobs—a.k.a. the Yarn Girls—have helped thousands of new and lapsed knitters rediscover the pleasures of knitting. Forget frumpy worsted wools and tiny needles; here are the gorgeous, wearable styles you’ve been looking for, with patterns that knit up so fast even inexperienced knitters can start a project on Saturday and wear it to work Monday morning. Made on big needles (sizes 9 to 36) and with a wide range of the chunky, luxurious new yarns that are now available, they couldn’t be easier to create, or more fun to wear.

The Yarn Girls have selected thirty of their most popular basic-but-beautiful projects in a range of must-have styles, from trendy funnel-necks and classic cardigans to sexy tanks. Each project includes pointers to ensure that the finished project will fit properly and look like a million bucks. There are also patterns for creating accessories such as hats and scarves, as well as something for the guys and cozy throws for the home. Each pattern is designed to reinforce the fundamentals of knitting and help tentative knitters gain confidence. Clearly illustrated sections on techniques, plus a glossary and the Yarn Girls’ helpful tips throughout, practically guarantee a successful outcome the very first time.

Baker & Taylor
A practical guide to knitting explains how to create a wide array of stylish designs that range from sophisticated sweaters to chic ponchos, scarves, and bed-throws, offering detailed, step-by-step instructions for ten projects, each with three variations, that are easy, fun, and quick to create. 15,000 first printing.

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Explains how to create designs that range from sweaters to ponchos, scarves, and bed-throws, offering step-by-step instructions for ten projects, each with three variations.

Publisher: New York : Clarkson Potter, 2002
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780609608807
0609608800
Branch Call Number: 746.432 CARLE
Additional Contributors: Jacobs, Jordana

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KateyC Jan 23, 2014

This is it. The book that got me addicted to knitting. It is impossible to see the simple patterns and beautiful yarns and not get bitten by the knitting bug. I triple dog dare you.


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Dec 29, 2016

Simple projects, good instructions and diagrams, for us new knitters.

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