Synopses & Reviews
In this stylish new collection, based on DIY Networkand#8217;s popular TV show, Knitty Gritty
, Vickie Howell gives knitters something fresh and exciting to sink their needles into, with great techniques and cool projects for all levels.Well-known personalities, including Melissa Leapman, Melanie Falick, and Iris Schreier, offer their creative input with a variety of hip designs: red-hot ponchos, trendy shrugs, an eyelet-stitch skirt, funky leg warmers, a chenille tank top for teens, and even an iPod case and a wire bracelet. These famous guests also share their secrets for doing reversible knitting, working with color, using novelty yarns, and much more. All techniques are demonstrated with numerous photographs and colorful illustrations.
Drawn from DIY Network's hot TV show Knitty Gritty, this brand new collection of super hip projects, including ponchos, shrugs, and leg warmers, features illustrated, step-by-step instructions, tips for working with color and novelty yarn, and much more. Original.
In this stylish new collection, based on her popular TV show, Howell gives knitters something fresh and exciting to sink their needles into, with great techniques and cool projects for all levels.
From knitting personality Vickie Howell comes an adorable collection of modern baby knits featuring a fresh new take garter stitch, everyoneandrsquo;s go-to for easy projects. Taking this stitch into new creative territory, Howellandmdash;designer, author, Knit Simpleandreg; columnist, and host of PBSandrsquo; Knitting Daily TV with Vickie Howellandmdash;has created 28 standout garments for boys and girls, including plenty of unisex items. These pieces wow with their inventiveness and modern appealandmdash;including stylish fringed moccasins, a boho hooded poncho, a feathered pom-pom toboggan hat, and a baby Cowichan sweater that grownup knitters will envy!
About the Author
Vickie Howell is a knit, crochet, and craft designer/evangelist with a penchant for DIY culture and social media marketing. Vickie is most well known as the former host and creative consultant of DIY Network and HGTVandrsquo;s Knitty Gritty, her bestselling craft books, and her accessible, inclusive approach to nurturing the creative community via print, video, and social media. Sheandrsquo;s the International Spokesperson and Creativity Guide for the largest North American yarn company, Yarnspirations,and#160;Yarn Arts Ambassador forand#160;Clover Needlearts, Inc, and she knits with viewers nationwide as the host and co-executive producer of PBSandrsquo;and#160;Knitting Daily TV with Vickie Howell. She lives in Austin, TX.