Introducing the first official Harry Potter knitting book—a deluxe guide to creating over 25 authentic Harry Potter knits based on the iconic films.
Channel the magic of the Harry Potter films from the screen to your needles with the ultimate knitter’s guide to the Wizarding World. Featuring over 25 magical knits pictured in gorgeous full-color photography, this book includes patterns for clothing, home projects, and keepsakes pulled straight from the movies—and even includes a few iconic costume pieces as seen on-screen. With yarn suggestions based on the true colors used in the films, projects range from simple patterns like the Hogwarts house scarves to more complex projects like Mrs. Weasley’s Christmas sweaters. A true fan must-have, this book also includes fun facts, original costume sketches, film stills, and other behind-the-scenes treasures. Harry Potter: Knitting Magic is sure to have fans everywhere summoning needles, conjuring yarn, and practicing their best knitting wizardry.
Vikki Haffenden - Frederica Patmore - Knit step by step
This is the essential guide to creating beautiful hand-knitting. "Knit Step by Step" gives you the tools, techniques and stitch patterns you need to create beautiful and original knitted items. With more than 150 techniques and stitch patterns clearly photographed, pick up "Knit Step by Step" whenever you're looking for a new stitch to try or when you've got yourself in a knot. Plus 10 fun projects help you build on the skills you've learnt throughout the book. Whether you've just joined the knitting craze or are looking to hone your skills, "Knit Step by Step" has everything you need.
Kerry Lord - Edward's Menagerie
Get ready to spend some time with a suave high-flying rhino, a lovesick elephant who knows her way around a kitchen and a seriously chivalrous tiger... With just two weeks to go before baby Edward's due date, yarn enthusiast Kerry Lord picked up a crochet hook for the first time and a new obsession began. Over the next 12 months the collection of crochet animals expanded week on week until Edward's Menagerie was complete with 40 unique patterns. These cute animals with larger-than-life personalities are made using simple crochet techniques and the step-by-step instructions enable a complete beginner to get hooking straight away. Each animal also has a universal pattern where you can change your hook and yarn to create four different sizes, making 160 different possibilities. Be warned that these unlikely characters made using a supersoft yarn in a sumptuous natural colour palette will become your new best friends as you hook your way through the whole menagerie!
Laura Chau - Teach Yourself Visually Sock Knitting
Socks are portable, fun to knit, and quick to complete—and they make great gifts. This step-by-step guide walks you through all the techniques used to knit beautiful socks—from buying yarn to working on double-pointed needles, from turning a heel to grafting a toe. It covers knitting socks top-down, toe-up, and flat, explains how to create various heels and toes, and gives you a dozen original patterns for everything from baby booties to knee socks. Whether you're new to knitting or just new to socks, you'll learn the skills needed for a lifetime of creative sock knitting.
Helena Turvey - Blue & White Cross Stitch
“Each color chart is accompanied by clear instructions for unique finishing ideas such as a French coffee-press cozy and curtain tiebacks that feature designs adapted from Wedgewood and Spode china patterns....Photographs clearly show stitchers how to display clever renditions of the famous Willow pattern, Delftware, and Toiles de Jouy.”—Just Cross Stitch.
Hansi Singh - Amigurumi Knits
Amigurumi is the Japanese art of knitting or crocheting small stuffed animals and anthropomorphic creatures. Typically they are kooky little animals but they can also be inanimate objects, like vegetables, that are given faces and limbs. This book will have 20 designs, including animals and inanimate objects. A knitting basics section will provide instructions for all the techniques needed to make the projects
Linda Jones - Wire & Bead Celtic Jewelry
Linda Jones brings you antoher 35 fantastic step-by-step jewelry projects inspired by the ever popular motifs and art of the ancient Celts. Her beautiful twisted wire and bead designs will have you dashing to your bead box. Using only some beads, a spool of wire, and a few simple tools, you can begin right away as Linda tells you absolutely everything you need to know. The projects are set up like recipes with materials lists and step-by-step instructions so they are perfect for beginners, and her unique designs will inspire those already experienced in the craft, too. With chokers, brooches, delicate chains, rings, earrings, bangles, and more. "Wire & Bead Celtic Jewelry" offers something for everyone, so whether you want to make a piece as a unique gift or for yourself, Linda shows you how. *Creating Wire & Beaded Jewelry has old over 40,000 copies worldwide. *Includes innovative and decorative jig pattern designs. *Projects include rings, bangles, kilt pins, charm bracelets, and necklaces. *Specially commissioned step-by-step photographs demonstrate exactly how to make each piece.
Ismeretlen szerző - The Great Felt Book
Felt is truly a wonderful medium for crafts. It's easy and fun to work with, comes in a wide array of beautiful colors, and can be used for an endless variety of projects. The delightful projects in this book - ranging from a magnificent set of Nativity figures and animals to humorous beanbags - are all designed so that you need no special skills or experience. We use a few simple embroidery stitches here and there - and a lot of glue! The projects make wonderful gifts and bazaar items, and are ideal for group work. We hope you'll have fun with felt - and predict you'll become as addicted to working with it as we have. - Jean Leinhauser President, american School of Needlework, Inc.
Maria Diaz - Borders
Each title in the Cross Stitch Motif series contains dozens of themed borders, small and large images, and samplers to inspire an endless array of stitching projects. Easy-to-follow color charts and a color pattern key for each page make each book a useful addition to every design library. A must for any cross-stitch pattern book collection, this sourcebook contains dozens of exciting border designs to inspire both experienced and novice stitchers. It is brimming with ideas that include strong geometric patterns, pretty florals, and fun, motif-based designs. There is a variety of sizes to adorn table cloths, towels, cushions, clothing, and any fabric or cross-stitch project.
Jeanette Lim - Big Little Felt Universe
Enter the big, beautiful universe of felting, with this irresistible collection featuring a very cute Asian-inspired aesthetic. Twelve 'sets' include more than 70 projects, from fruits and a felt knife for 'slicing' them to a show-stopping birthday cake with decorations and detachable candles. It includes hundreds of photos and full-size templates that make the crafting easy. With so much imagination-generating power, this book will appeal to everyone!
Zoë Mellor - Easy Knits
Perfect for beginners, this fun, fabulous book shows readers how to knit in two easy steps. Simple, straightforward guidelines illustrate how to hold the needles and execute a number of basic knitting stitches, which is everything readers need to create a variety of exciting projects of their own.
Susan Penny - Knitted Cakes
Knitters and textile artists alike will have great fun knitting this mouthwatering selection of muffins, fairy cakes, carrot cake, scrumptious gateaux, and more. Each project requires only a small amount of yarn, each perfect for leftover scraps from larger projects and oddments. Each entertaining and innovative idea uses simple, easy-to-follow instructions. Knitters of all skill levels will be unable to resist knitting at least one of the cakes in this book—if not the entire collection—making a wonderful project for anyone interested in contemporary knitting design.
Ismeretlen szerző - The Best of Jane Austen Knits
What would Jane Austen knit? Enter the world of Jane Austen through timeless knitting patterns inspired by the places and characters in her beloved novels. Designers including Susanna IC, Vicki Square, Annie Modesitt, Heather Zoppetti, Karen Joan Raz, and Kathleen Dames have translated their love for Jane Austen's novels into a stunning tribute to the beloved author. The gorgeously evocative pieces include cardigans, knitted shawls, bags and other accessories, and knitted projects for men and children. While the knitting projects are inspired by the fashions of the regency era, they are every bit as relevant today. Knitters obsessed with Jane Austen as well as stitchers just looking for wonderfully appealing projects will fall in love with the beautiful knitting designs. Essays on fascinating aspects of Austen's life and the regency era round out this inspiring collection. Topics include the places where Austen lived, knitting in Regency England, the yarns available to Austen and her contemporaries, and dressmaking during the time period.
Jan Eaton - 200 Crochet Blocks for Blankets, Throws and Afghans
Voted as Runner Up in the British Knitting Awards 2016 for Favourite Crochet Book, this comprehensive guide to crochet blocks is an essential for any crochet addict. Choose from 200 beautiful block designs and learn different ways of joining them to make blankets and throws that are both functional and decorative. From Art Deco geometric patterns to traditional chequer-board stripes and elaborate motifs, discover new ways to combine colour, pattern and texture. Crochet is one of the oldest and most fascinating ways of creating a fabric out of yarn. Find out how to create wonderful and unique afghans, wall hangings and accessories in a kaleidoscope of colourful contemporary and traditional designs. All stitches and techniques are clearly explained with step-by-step illustrations, from working in rows and in the round to joining blocks and making figures. At-a-glance symbols denote the methods used and level of difficulty, so both new and experienced crafters can easily create a crochet masterpiece.
Jan Eaton - A Creative Guide To Knitted Lace
The basics—knitting, purling, following charted patterns, finishing off edges, storing completed works. The “pattern library” in back gives plenty of ideas for adding beautiful lace borders to towels, tablecloths, and more, and eyelet and textured patterns make spectacular sweaters.
Ismeretlen szerző - Amigurumi Animals at Work
Amigurumi Animals at Work brings together 14 delightful animal patterns from the designers at amigurumipatterns.net. The result of a challenge to create an animal in their work outfit, this volume features a mole who searches his underground tunnels to mine precious minerals, a lobster that escaped to become a chef, a beaver offering his services as a construction worker, and more! Each project features clear, concise, and easy-to-follow instructions along with superb full-color photography, as well as a section that explains the basics of crochet so even beginners can join in the amigurumi fun.
Teresa Goodridge - Winter Wonderland Coloring Book
These 31 charming winter scenes offer adult colorists a year-round delight! The original designs include detailed renderings of classic snow-covered landscapes; cozy, picturesque homes decorated for Christmas; and families enjoying skating, skiing, sledding, and building snowmen. Illustrations are printed on one side of perforated pages for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Winter Wonderland and other Creative Haven(R) adult coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment. Each title is also an effective and fun-filled way to relax and reduce stress.
Craig Nelson - Secrets of Drawing
The Must-Have Reference for Drawing People! Your complete guide to drawing people, packed with everything you need to know about materials, techniques and drawing styles. Learn the secrets to drawing figures and faces correctly and creatively using an amazing array of tools from basic pencils to full-color drawing instruments. Learn how to: Capture seated and standing figures, as well as figures in motion Depict individual attitudes of your subjects Use clothing to show movement and gesture
Ismeretlen szerző - Nagy Kézimunkakönyv
Burda Divatos és értékes kézimunkák sokféle technikával, 156 oldalon Asztalterítők - Függönyök - Hímzett képek - Szőnyegek - Ágynemű gyerekeknek- Mintakendők - Üdvözlőlapok - Fali díszek - Törülközők - Szalvéták - Plüssállatok - Hímzett ábécék - Edényfogók - Blúzok - Kötények - Paraván - Szettek - Nappali takarók - Szegélyek - Táskák - Szatyor - Székkárpitok - Hímzett kendőcskék befőttekre - Kis terítők - Lámpaernyő - Pólók
Marie Connolly - Kötött sálak, kendők, nyakmelegítők
Sokan próbálkoztak már egy-egy sállal, amelynek elkészítése gyors sikerélményt ígért. A kezdők e könyvből megismerkedhetnek a kötés alapjaival, a gyönyörű fonalakkal, és pompás, meleg téli sálat vagy finom esti vállkendőt készíthetnek. A haladók nemcsak a csavart-, csipke- és norvégminták közül válogathatnak kedvükre, de számtalan egyéb ötletet is meríthetnek a legújabb trendek szerint készült modellekből. A könyvben 22 eltérő stílusú kötésmintát találunk, amelyek közül minden alakalomra kiválaszthatjuk a megfelelőt. A sálak és kendők díszítéséhez remek ötleteket kaphatunk, amikkel egyedivé varázsolhatjuk az elkészült ruhadarabot. Részletes útmutatók, ábrák segítik a modellek elkészítését, így kezdők is bátran nekiláthatnak akár bonyolultabb modellek elkészítésének is.
Mary Jane Mucklestone - 200 színes Fair Isle kötésminta
A könyv 200 Fair Isle (Fair-szigeti) mintát tartalmaz. Minden egyes mintát egyszerű ábrákkal tettünk közérthetővé. A könyv felépítése pedig lehetővé teszi, hogy kedvünk szerint válasszunk mintákat, és ötleteket merítsünk a különféle minták társítására. Bemutatjuk az összes tudnivalót, amelyet a Fair Isle mintához ismerni kell: a szemfelszedéstől kezdve a színek használatáig. Eloszlatjuk a tévhiteket, miszerint a Fair Isle minta bonyolult, és ezután bátran nekivághatunk a kötésnek.