Patterns and Books
Beanies are a must-have for any season. Whether sporty, glamorous, trendy or offbeat theres a style here to suit everyone. The best thing about crocheted beanies is their versatility and that is why they are so much fun to design and create. There are 20 crochet hat projects featured in this book, with designs suitable for beginners as well as experienced crocheters. The reader will find a helpful step-by-step techniques section at the front of the book with explanatory diagrams and a guide to yarn lengths. Each project is accompanied by clear instructions and a list of the materials and equipment needed, with a beautiful colour photograph of the finished beanie. 20 fantastic crochet hat designs Easy-to-follow knitting patterns and helpful techniques Beanies are currently a huge fashion trend
Want to learn how to crochet? Make a granny square the simple techniques have lasted for decades and now they are more trendy than ever. With endless colour and size variations, creating these hip squares is fun and easy. They can be used like building blocks and combined with other squares to make original projects and gifts, or used to embellish larger items. This book will show how to create 20 different squares, including flower patterns, interpreted in different colours and yarns to create a kaleidoscope of effects. Also included are projects that show the reader how to make their squares into a simple baby blanket, arm warmers, a purse, a pin cushion, a mug cosy and a stylish pair of boot toppers. DMC yarns as well as fancy yarns are used, all of which are readily available, and both US and UK crochet abbreviations are used throughout. Contains twenty granny square patterns, each with alternative colourways, that are easy and fun to make Six projects provide ideas and inspiration for creating all sorts of trendy items from your granny squares Granny squares are an ideal way to learn how to crochet, so this book is perfect for beginners
20 small, colourful crochet projects in lovely designs to make on the move. This fabulous book sings out with colour and design! Featuring 20 unique crochet mandala designs in wonderful colours, these little crochet projects are perfectly transportable and great for using up scraps of yarn. They are also perfect for those fairly new to crochet, as the patterns are very easy and competent beginners will get lots of practice with many different crochet stitches. These fantastic little circles of colour make great coasters, mats for cups, glasses and vases, and are also very decorative. Perfect as gifts for family and friends, they are quick and easy to make. There are small, medium and slightly larger designs for every eventuality. Lynne Rowe has a large blog following and is a very popular crochet designer.
With designs for all the family, this collection features 14 patterns which work in harmony with the yarn both solid and tweed to create something truly special.
Cropped Cardigan pattern by Debbie Bliss. Short sleeved cardigan knit using Debbie Bliss Luxury Silk (6 to 8 balls).
Cross Country Knitting Vol. 1 by Kate Davies Designs. 2 mens patterns (fair isle vest and Dk hooded cardigan).
Kim Hargreaves’ first instalment in her new series KIM by Kim Hargreaves. Featuring twelve Women’s designs for Spring/Summer. Rowan Yarns Used: Handknit Cotton, Rowan Denim & Kidsilk Haze
From coasters to cushions to Smudge the cat, these homeware projects will be sure to make you feel just that little bit more proud of wherever you lay your hat. The beautiful knitted collection consists of 10 pieces designed by Jem Weston, using some of Rowan's favourite yarns including, Cocoon, Summerlite DK and Felted Tweed.
Diamond Lace Sweater single pattern by Debbie Bliss using Rialto Lace yarn. Uses 3 to 4 50g balls of Debbie Bliss Rialto Lace.
The Dovestone Natural Aran Collection features seven beautiful sweater and accessory patterns from some of the world's best independent hand knitting designers including Ysolda Teague, Bristol Ivy, Gudrun Johnston and Carol Feller.
Dovestone Smallholding by Ella Austin. A book of 7 irresistably cute toy patterns, with an accompanying playmat. Knitted in DK yarns, patterns include Lucy doll, Dabbling Duck, Fancy Hen, Plum Pudding Pig, Shetland Pony, Wensleydale Lamb and Hedgerow playmat.
Easter Knits by Arne and Carlos