Synopses & Reviews
Make this Christmas one your family will remember forever by knitting Christmas stockings for the entire clan. The 19 fun, simple-to-follow patterns presented here make it easy for even first-time knitters to create beautiful stockings, not to mention delightful knit and felt ornaments for the Christmas tree.
And Knit Christmas Stockings! is not only fun and easy to use, it's also economical. With single-pattern prices from $3.50 to $9, a knitter buying 19 patterns could spend over $150! But with Knit Christmas Stockings! knitters get 19 great patterns for just $14.95.As with all the books in Storey's die-cut Knit series, this book is written with the first-time knitter in mind. All knitting instructions are in plain English, no esoteric terms or indecipherable abbreviations. And if a project calls for an unusual technique, the instructions are accompanied by detailed illustrations of the process.
This straightforward approach has resulted in rave reviews of the Knit series from novice, infrequent, and experienced knitters. And yarn shop owners love the series, too. The revolutionary format and simple instructions are bringing new knitters into stores
"...sure to inspire veteran needleworkers and woo the novice knitter." -Asbury Park Press
Knit Christmas Stockings! was also featured in the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, Richmond Times-Dispatch and the St. Petersburg Times.
"Any one of the books would make a great gift for a beginning knitter--the entire set would provide years of inspiration for any knitter." -Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot Betsy McCarthy, author of Knit Socks!
"Knit Christmas Stockings is a real treausure! It contains 17 clearly written patterns accessible to newer knitters plus hours of
Here are 15 patterns so easy to follow even first-time knitters will be able to make a Christmas heirloom. There are stockings to please the whole family, with special patterns for baby's first Christmas--and for Fluffy and Fido. Plus patterns for adorable knitted and felted Christmas ornaments (miniature sweaters and stockings, mittens and socks).
This volume has 19 fun, simple-to-follow patterns which make it easy for even first-time knitters to create beautiful Christmas stockings - not to mention delightful knit and felt ornaments for the tree. There are even patterns for the family dog and cat.
Make this holiday one your family will remember forever! With these 19 fun, simple patterns, even first-time knitters can create beautiful knitted Christmas stockings, as well as delightful knit and felt ornaments for the Christmas tree. PLEASE NOTE: The patterns and instructions in this ebook rely on color illustrations and color sequences, and they will not fully render on black-and-white reading devices.
Make this holiday season one to remember by knitting heirloom-quality stockings and ornaments your friends and family will cherish for years. The projects are fun and easy to knit with step-by-step instructions for 19 designs, plus stitch charts and photographs of every finished piece.
About the Author
Gwen W. Steege, author of The Knitter’s Life List, has been a fiber fanatic for nearly 50 years, and she hasn’t yet tired of spending late nights with her knitting needles and a good ball of yarn, sometimes spun from the fleece of her own sheep. By day she edits books on knitting and other fiber crafts for Storey Publishing. She lives in western Massachusetts.
Table of Contents
Reindeer and Bells
Pampered Pets (Kitten)
Pampered Pets (Puppy)
A Heart, a Star, and a Tree
Mini Felted Mitts and Socks
Ski Sweater Ornament