If you’re like most knitters, you have lonely skeins of yarn in your closet — casualties of projects discarded mid-row or leftovers from long-completed pieces. These books provide inspiration for using up your left over yarns. Knitters of all levels will enjoy creating everything from hats and caps, mittens, gloves, and cuffs, socks, scarves, neckwarmers, and shawls to children's sweaters, baby blankets, bags, purses, headbands and hair ties, as well as dishcloths, pillows, and trivets. It's time to feed the addiction!
Crochet: In this all-crochet addition to the One-Skein Wonders® series, Edie Eckman and Judith Durant offer 101 exciting crochet projects — including jewelry, scarves, bags, hats, dresses, and home decor items — that each use just one skein of yarn. With projects organized by yarn type and weight, you’ll be crocheting lacy shrugs for the springtime and heavy-duty beanies for the snowy winter months. Whatever your experience level, you’re sure to find a delightfully portable project that suits your individual style.
Crochet for Babies: Irresistible! This collection of 101 projects makes it easy and fun to crochet adorable clothes, toys, and accessories for the babies and toddlers you love. Each project uses just one skein of yarn, many take just a few hours to complete, and plenty are suitable for beginners. Hats and caps, bootees and socks, mitts, dresses, tops and bottoms — plus blankets, bibs, soft toys, bottle cozies, diaper bags, and more — there’s something here for every baby! These original patterns were contributed by 54 designers around the world, and each one comes with complete instructions, charts, schematics, and beautiful photographs.
The original: Judith Durant shows you how to turn these extra bits of fiber into stylish hats, mittens, scarves, and tea cozies. Covering a wide range of tastes and styles, this collection will inspire you to dig out your orphan yarn and get stitching.
Designer: 101 playful patterns from your favourite knitwear designers, each needing only 1 ball of yarn. Choose an orphan skein from your stash, a stitch and ply you want to try & start knitting lively scarves, bags, hats, belts, shawls, baby/kid's clothes, blanket buddies, iPod/egg cosies, vests, socks, slippers, hand warmers, headbands, festive decorations, table runners, wraps, toys,
Designer for Babies: This irresistible collection offers 101 original knitting projects for babies and toddlers — each using just a single skein of yarn! From mittens and hats to tees, sweaters, hoodies, pants, dresses, socks, and bootees, you’ll find the perfect wearable for every child and every occasion. You’ll also discover beautiful bibs, blankets, and sleep sacks, plus adorable stuffed toys, blanket buddies, and more. These beautiful projects were contributed by designers and crafters around the world, and each comes with complete step-by-step instructions and a photograph of the finished piece.
Luxury yarns: brings indulgence to the one-skein concept! The newest one-skein patterns are the most decadent yet, featuring the most sumptuous yarns on the market - from snuggle-worthy cashmere to the lustrous alpaca to the eco-friendly soy, corn, and bamboo yarns.Contributors include designers, yarn manufacturers, and well-known knitting and crocheting teachers. Like previous One-Skein books, "Luxury Yarn One-Skein Wonders" features two-colour illustrations throughout, as well as a full-colour photo gallery of projects.Patterns include baby items, personal accessories, toys, and garments - from an adorable baby sweater knit from merino and bamboo to beaded cashmere socks.
Lace: Lace is making a statement in current fashion and home décor trends and it's no wonder. Lace adds a delicate beauty to knitted items from dresses, skirts, shawls and hats, to pillows, curtains and tablecloths. For knitters, lace is an addictive technique. So what could be better than bringing lace to the bestselling world of the One-Skein Wonders series?
Sock:Fortunately, sock yarn can be used for more than simply keeping toes toasty. In "Sock Yarn One-Skien Wonders: 101 Patterns That Go Way Beyond Socks!" veteran knitter Judith Durant has chosen not simply inventive sock patterns but also more than 5 dozen inspired patterns for other items that can be created from a single skein of sock yarn. Collectively, these patterns bring out the best of sock yarn...whether variegated or solid-coloured, self-patterning or hand-painted. "Sock Yarn One-Skien Wonders" has an easy-to-browse layout, four-color photos throughout, step-by-step instructions, clear illustrations and charts, and stylish patterns. With this book in their knitting bags, needle crafters will take their stash of sock yarn well beyond stockinged feet to a delightful world of possibility.