Synopses & Reviews
With more than 30 patterns and variations of the reversible scarf, this book offers a solution for the knitter that enjoys crafting scarves but is dismayed when the wrong side shows. The patterns range from simple to detailed using a wide variety of techniques to suit different skill levels or to match the mood of the knitter. Even the more complex looking patterns are deceptively simple, such as the double knitting designs that use simple knit, purl, and slip stitches. Sidebars are included that give hints about how a pattern can be modified to give the knitter more creative freedom. Scarf knitters will turn to this book again and again for inspiration and will always find just the right design to fit the taste of their friends or family.
“My personal favorite feature of the book is Audrey's thoughts, insights and inspiration on her own design process. These little gems, tucked throughout the book, help the reader understand her process. And at least in my case, allowed me to see the genius she used to develop some of her designs." —Gwen Bortner, author, Entrée to Entrelac
“This is one of those splendid knitting books that I can dip into and knit the patterns as is, or I can read the teaching parts and exercise my knitting brain." —Knitty, online magazine
“If you enjoy knitting scarves, enjoying learning new techniques, then you truly will enjoy Audrey’s book. I personally say this is a must have for your knitting library!” —Peacefully Knitting, blog
“Every once in a while a pattern book comes along that you just know you'll keep going back to and Audrey’s Reversible Scarves is one of those. Audrey presents more than 30 patterns, ranging from simple to intermediate plus, and a plethora of information to empower the knitter to create their own patterns. She addresses the impact that yarn choice (weight, color, fiber blend and so on) can have on the finished object throughout the book compare the different mistake rib scarves, for example, or the linen stitch scarves worked in different types of yarn. Techniques include ribbing, knit/purl textures, cables, lace, slip stitch with multiple colors, and double knitting. Many of the patterns with charts include, if practical, line by line instructions.” —Sunset Cat Designs
From a pretty shawl in a scallop lace pattern to a cowl in a Fair Isle motif and an ombre chevron scarf, these 30 fresh, fashion-forward, indie-inspired designs will have knitters eagerly grabbing their needles! All of the beautiful garments feature Cascade Yarnsandrsquo; Heritage line of fingering-weight yarns, and offer a variety of stitches and techniques, including entrelac, intarsia, colorwork, and mosaic knitting.
Discover fresh new designs for scarves, shawls, and cowls. With Scarf Style 2, you'll follow up to the best-selling Scarf Style and learn from the experts
Scarves are comfort food for knitters, and a great way to learn new techniques without a big investment in time or materials. You'll be introduced to many basic knitting techniques such as color, lace, cables, and more. Whether you are a beginner or more advanced, Scarf Style 2 offers a wide range of patterns for all ages and skill levels. As scarves remain the most popular go-to project for knitters, you'll discover great ways to use small quantities of luxury yarn or use up leftover yarns in your stash.
Don't miss the Designer's Notebook at the back that offers further advice on designing your own patterns.
Nurture your neck! Neck Effects offers knitters a creative collection of 30 fresh, fashion-forward neckwear designs featuring Cascade Yarnsandrsquo; Heritage line of luxurious, easy-care superwash merino blends. From cozy cables to delicate lace to stunning Fair Isle, knitters of every skill level will find projects that are destined to become modern classicsandmdash;and that will make great gifts for anyone with a love of knits and a sense of style!
About the Author
Audrey Knight is a nature-loving knitter who shares her designs through her blog and her online instructional videos. She enjoys mixing the occasional critter photo in with her knitting experiences on her website. She lives in Paso Robles, California.