Cowls are more popular than ever, and these 60 quick and luscious designs will appeal to knitters of all skill levels. Made of luxurious, worsted-weight, merino/alpaca blends from Cascade Yarns, the cowls feature granny squares, faux cables, diagonal ridges, bobble flowers, colorful zigzags, textured lace, and other popular patterns. Any one would make a great gift or satisfying go-to project.
Offering a wide array of creative techniques and attractive patterns, 60 Quick Knits for Beginners is an essential volume for new and novice knitters. Accessible, fun, illustrated with step-by-step instructions, and featuring insightful sidebars throughout, it offers a variety of irresistible projects, from scarves, cowls, and mittens to shawls, socks, and baby clothes. And though several garments have instructions specifically written for beginners, they're chic enough for experienced knitters, too!
The Fast and the Fabulous! Looking for knits that take only a little time but are big on style? Weekend Wraps features 18 designs that make short work of knitting gorgeous accessories. Cecily Glowik MacDonald and Melissa LaBarre, along with some of today's top design stars, have created a chic and cozy collection of cowls, shawls, shrugs, and ponchos. Many of these quick knits require less yarn than a sweater, making them the perfect projects for those special skeins you've been hoarding. The projects are all worked in worsted-weight or heavier yarn, so they'll fly off your needles, and keep you warm on a brisk walk in the woods, at an outdoor concert, or while strolling through town. Grab your needles and Weekend Wraps and you'll be ready for your next knitting getaway!