Synopses & Reviews
Knitters seeking instant gratification will quickly be able to view the results of their handiwork with these projects from one of the foremost creators of hand knits. Designed to be made in less than a week at a timeor in some cases as little as an afternoon or a couple of eveningsthese items are ideal for small amounts of yarn left over from previous projects. The fun-to-make, quick-to-finish, portable designs are organized by the season of the year. From springtime fingerless gloves and a floral corsage to a summery string bag and a lacy scarf, and including a back-to-school iPod cover, a simple beret, and ideas for Christmas gifts and tree decorations, knitters will find ideas to occupy themselves throughout the year.
"Fifty-two weeks, 52 small projects to fill the calendar. Designed to be completed within seven days, divided into seasonal chapters, the items here carry Bliss's signature style."Yarn Market News
"Popular designer Bliss presents a series of small, quick-knit projects. Most of the items are household goods, though there are a few accessories and baby garments. Beginners will enjoy the simple projects with attractive results, while advanced knitters will find relaxing ways to use up leftovers from their yarn stash."Library Journal
Originally published: London: Quadrille Publishing, 2010.
This book is the avid knitters dream, with 52 original projects specially chosen for each season of the year. Unique garments and accessories are yours to be had or given away, each of them charming, useful, and simple enough to make in one week or less. Projects range in scale from sizable to small; some take a few balls of yarn while others can use up your remnants. They all have step-by-step instructions any knitter can follow. This is the perfect book for people who are on a budget and have limited time to knit.
About the Author
is one of the foremost designers of hand knits. She is the author of numerous books, including Classic Knits for Kids, Debbie Bliss Home, Debbie Bliss Tips for Knitters, Essential Baby, Essential Knits for Kids,
and Simply Baby
, as well as the producer of the recently released Debbie Bliss Knitting