Synopses & Reviews
Felting--or boiling a knit item so it shrinks and the fibers mesh together--yields amazingly durable, beautiful pieces with unusual textures. It's the perfect technique for beginners because many mistakes just disappear during the washing process. With this new entry in the popular Vogue: Knitting on the Go series, knitters can get in on this increasingly popular technique and make more than 20 stylish projects. An introduction explains all the knitting basics and felting fundamentals, from yarn selection to blocking and finishing the final product, and there's a wide variety of great things to create. Knit a flower clutch bag, baby blanket, pillows, a snake toy, beret, tea cozy, slippers, scarves, multicolored mittens, and more.
It's a busy world, but your day is filled with windows of knitting opportunities. Whether you're on the phone, riding a bus, or waiting for a friend, take those few precious spare moments and work on the creative knitting projects presented in this compact guide. Socks are wonderful on-the-go projects because they easily slip into a bag, and they are an enticing way to try out new color combinations, stitch patterns, and techniques without spending a lot of time or money. And they make fabulous, personalized gifts. Projects included are: hiking socks; heathered fair isle socks; baby argyles; cabled knee-highs; holly leaf socks; abstract anklets; bed socks; corrogated socks; and much more. 96 pages (all in color), 5 3/4 x 7 1/4.
Socks are so easy to take with you and do in your spare moments—and theyre always appreciated. Each of these 20 fun projects lets you experiment with color, pattern, design, and technique. Need a baby gift? Here are sheep socks and lace socks with whimsical designs. How about socks for the whole family? Youll find fashions and sizes for all ages. School kids will love penguin and bumblebee sock slippers, while adults will cherish the more sophisticated styles.