Synopses & Reviews
Confirming the old adage that big things come in small packages, the compact volumes of this ongoing series offer crafters an easy outlet for their passionsbe they for fiber arts, sugarcraft, polymer clay, glasswork, papercraft, or jewelry. Emphasizing the simple fun of crafts, each concise resource includes 20 fast-to-finish, easy-to-do projects that always focus on a single subject or theme.
Highlighting the small charms of the holidays, the 20 step-by-step Christmas projects collected here will add to the warmth of the season. With each project requiring just small scraps of yarn, knitters will enjoy applying their skills to such novelty projects as miniature Christmas stockings, holly leaves, small reindeer, a snowman, an egg cozy, knitted gingerbread cookies, and a wee Christmas sweater. Each finished project is accompanied by a single detailed photograph, allowing for an easy visual reference.
"Fans of novelty knitting will be bowled over by this collection of patterns, designed especially for the festive season. It's a small book, but still boasts an impressive 20 patterns, all of which are easy to follow." —Knit Today (December 2011)
This book offers novelty knitting that is not only fun to do, but helps you create cute, funny and beautiful mini knits for Christmas, to give as gifts or to decorate your home. It offers a taste of novelty knitting for those on a budget, and there is plenty of inspiration for a small outlay. It is clearly and beautifully photographed to inform and inspire.
About the Author
Sue Stratford owns and operates the Knitting Hut, a retail store in suburban London, and teaches knitting and crochet workshops.