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The Joy of Sox

Sox rocks! Here comes the hottest collection of knitted socks yet, filled with 30 plus designs, a variety of techniques, tips and playful trivia from those in the know. And it's all in one flirtatiously fresh package. Aimed at the knitter who is super-passionate about socks, The Joy of Sox delivers on its name. With their tantalizing cables, intricate lacework and intriguing colour work, the patterns represent the very best in sock design. There are revamped classics, bold new styles and even a few themed socks - like the diamond lace thigh-highs and toeless pedicure socks. In addition to the results of our online knitting poll, you'll also get fun stuff, including info from knitting personality Laurie Perry and phenoms Laura Bryant and Shannon Okey.

Author: Linda Kopp

ISBN13: 9781600592850

Binding: HB Concealed Spiralbound

Pages: 176

Photographs: Includes photographs

QuickFindCode: 18462

Price: £16.99

£16.99


Socks

Throw out your holey old horrors and treat your feet with this inspiring selection of fun and practical toe-warmers. You won't find boring socks in this book - it's packed with inspiring designs from pretty baby bootees and glamorous boudoir slippers to rugged outdoor knits for the man in your life. Cozy Socks features 30 knitted projects that are fast, fun and practical. The patterns are easy to follow and the techniques you will need are clearly explained. If you have mastered the basics of knitting and are ready for a new challenge, this book proves that nobody needs to have cold feet about making socks!

Author: Chrissie Day

ISBN13: 9781861086167

Binding: PB

Pages: 156

Photographs: Includes photographs

SeriesTitle: Cozy

QuickFindCode: 17227

Price: £9.99

£9.99


Socks From The Toe Up

Wendy D. Johnson shows knitters a new approach to making socks with Socks from the Toe Up. This approach will turn even the most reluctant knitter into a toe-up nut, plus it saves wool and always gives a perfect fit. And? No grafting! Wendy provides all the how-tos, tips and techniques need, as well as the pros and cons behind all of the cast-on, toe, heel and bind-off options, gleaned from her years of experience. With more than 20 fun and beautiful patterns, Socks from the Toe Up has a sock for every foot and a pattern for every knitter.

Author: Wendy D. Johnson

ISBN13: 9780307449443

Binding: PB

Pages: 128

Photographs: 60 photographs

QuickFindCode: 18101

Price: £16.99

£16.99


Toe Up Socks for Everybody

Socks are the perfect knitting project: they are quick, portable, and make great gifts. Wendy's approach to knitting socks from the toe up rather than the more conventional top down, saves yarn, avoids grafting and always ensures a perfect fit. Packed with written instructions, charts, schematics and expert advice on choosing the right needles for lacework, cabling without a cable needle and knitting stripes in the round, Toe-Up Socks for Every Body will satisfy any sock knitter's need for gorgeous designs, while providing a solid refresher on toe-up sock knitting for those beginning their very first pair.

Author: Wendy D. Johnson

ISBN13: 9780307463852

Binding: PB with flaps

Pages: 144

Photographs: Includes photographs

QuickFindCode: 18502

Price: £16.99

£16.99


The Sock Knitters Workshop
In this book, expert sock knitters and designers Ewa Jostes and Stephanie van der Linden guide readers through the process of knitting socks, starting with overviews of materials and tools, the essentials of sock knitting, and how to determine which design elements are best suited to insteps and heels of various widths. Knitters can mix and match from among many different styles of cast-ons, cuffs, heels, and toes to create their own unique designs that fit just right. The book also includes information on knitting socks from the toe-up and on circular needles; 15 patterns, from cute socks for kids to elegant lace socks; and helpful tables for sizing and yarn choices.
Binding: PB
Pages: 128
QuickFindCode: 18588
Price: £14.99
£14.99


Knit Aid
£4.99


Mastering Colour Knitting

For anyone interested in serious colour knitting and for the tens of thousands of Melissa Leapman fans, Mastering Color Knitting will be the book for achieving breathtaking colour-work. The author helps readers tackle one of the thorniest concepts of all: knitting with multiple colours of yarn! With her unique, helpful approach, she guides knitters through intarsia, stranded knitting and two-colour double knitting. This book picks up where her last book (Color Knitting the Easy Way) left off. She continues to share her extensive colour-work knowledge and provides knitters with excellent value: in addition to the techniques there are also 12 original projects, 200 stitch patterns, knitting tips and tricks and design tips and tricks.

Author: Melissa Leapman

ISBN13: 9780307586506

Binding: PB with flaps

Pages: 176

Photographs: 200 photographs

QuickFindCode: 19101

Price: £16.99

£16.99


Learn to Knit
Timeless, easy classics to knit in cotton and wool, together with full step-by-step how to knit instructions make this book a must for every beginner knitter. Among the range of 20 designs are garments and accessories for men, women, children and babies, as well as homeware such as cushion covers and tea cosies.
Author: Sue Whiting
Binding: PB
Pages: 80
Photographs: 25 photographs
QuickFindCode: 12638
Price: £6.99
£6.99


Learn to Crochet 

ISBN 1-904 485-32-4

 

From the same akers as learn to knit

£6.99


Tea Cozies

Every dedicated tea-lover should have a tea cozy – or a few to choose from… An essential accessory for your favourite teapot and the ultimate in homely comfort, tea cozies are a feel-good and fun way to enjoy every warming cup. This unique title in the Cozy… series shows off a range of quirky cozies to knit and crochet. The achievable projects are accompanied with detailed patterns and instructions for how to create your own delightful cozies. Whatever your taste, there will be a tea cozy here to tempt you. From classic rustic charm to contemporary chic and a touch of novelty twist, the world of tea cozies is there to be discovered.

Author: GMC editors

ISBN13: 9781861085009

Binding: PB

Pages: 156

Photographs: 270 colour photographs

SeriesTitle: Cozy

QuickFindCode: 14783

Price: £9.99

£6.99


Tea cozies 2

Tea lovers know there's nothing better than a cozy to keep a tasty brew piping hot to the very last sip. There's also no better way to prettify a plain pot or cheer up the tea table. The first tea cosy book was so popular that GMC had to make another! The enduring popularity of the tea cozy makes it the ideal gift or the perfect bazaar item - if you can bear to part with it. This new title features fun and fabulous cozies to knit and crochet. Each design is accompanied by clear instructions and charts. These original designs were created by the readers of Knitting magazine. Their great eye for design, colour and nifty skills with needles and hooks are the reason for the brilliantly imaginative variety of tea cozies in this book.

Author: GMC editors

ISBN13: 9781861086594

Binding: PB

Pages: 156

Photographs: Includes photographs

SeriesTitle: Cozy

QuickFindCode: 18055

Price: £9.99

£9.99


100 Crochet Projects

Created by two of the best-known and most admired figures in crocheting, this alluring collection features today's newest and most popular yarns, along with patterns that range from classic to cutting edge. It's a diverse selection that gives crocheters exactly what they've been looking for, including old favourites like afghans and scarves, as well as wraps, ponchos, purses, outfits for babies and children, and high-fashion garments for the most discriminating. There are also plenty of items for the home, from bedspreads to tablecloths. Detailed instructions and marvelous colour photos make crocheting these beautiful pieces both fun and easy. With so many dazzling projects to choose from, even the most avid crocheter will feel satisfied and inspired for hours on end.

Author: Jean Leinhauser & Rita Weiss

ISBN13: 9781402753671

Binding: PB

Pages: 256

Photographs: Includes photographs

QuickFindCode: 16417

Price: £9.99

 

£9.99

Egg Cozies
Boiled eggs and toast are the ultimate comfort food, whether for a lazy Sunday brunch or a cozy evening supper. Now you can enjoy your boiled eggs without the fear of them going cold with this book of fun and fabulous egg cozies. Perfect projects for using up small stashes of yarn, these cater for every table setting, from rustic or contemporary to novelty and chic.
Author: GMC editors
Binding: PB
Pages: 156
SeriesTitle: Cozy
QuickFindCode: 18262
Price: £9.99
£9.99

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