Previously published as The Beginners Guide to Knitting (978-1-90397-583-1), this popular book has been given a completely new and updated look. Now in a handy small format that fits comfortably in a bag and wire-bound so that it lies open while you are working, it also has a useful fold-out flap at the back that provides a quick and easy reference to all the abbreviations used in the patterns. All the essential techniques are covered, including basic garter and stocking stitch, casting on and casting off, and increasing and decreasing, all cle... + Read More
Series: Twenty to MakeKnitted Wrist WarmersSpiral boundMonica Russel9781844489756$9.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Oct 20, 2014
Wrist warmers are an easy and fashionable project for knitters of all abilities, and in this book Monica Russel presents a wide range from which to choose. Containing twenty patterns for stylish and practical wrist warmers, as well as all the information on materials and terminology you need, this book will help you get cosy and look good right now!
Granny squares are versatile, easy-to-make, charmingly retro and forever popular. These 20 trendy designs bring the classic granny square into the 21st century with a stylish appeal for a whole new generation of crafters. There are designs for every season including a floral chain curtain; a cuddly, warm poncho; throws; blankets; cushions and tablecloths all designed to lend your home an elegant retro flair. Step-by-step diagrams and instructions teach you all the basic techniques you need to know, and each project is accompanied by helpful cro... + Read More
Series: Crocheted Scoodies20 gorgeous hooded scarves and cowls to crochetPaperbackAnne Thiemeyer9781782213024$19.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Jan 18, 2016
'Scoodie' comes from the combination of the words scarf and hoodie and it is taking the world by storm! Magdalena Melzer and Anne Thiemeyer have created 20 scoodie designs that are not only fabulous fashion accessories, but their chunky crocheted yarns will keep both your neck and head wonderfully warm and cosy. The projects range from the classy and chic to the more casual and creative. With so much variety to choose from, you're sure to find the right style to suit you. There are only two sizes of crochet hook required for every design in t... + Read More
Series: Rainbow Crocheted AfghansA block-by-block guide to creating 10 colorful blankets and throwsPaperbackAmanda Perkins9781782214380$24.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Oct 03, 2016
Amanda's bold and inspiring use of colour and pattern gives stunning results that are deceptively easy to achieve. This colourful book contains illustrated block-by-block guides to creating ten stunning blankets, with colour variations providing twenty further creations. Each of the ten blankets is constructed from a series of simple motifs, including squares, hexagons and triangles: creating a large and sumptuous blanket is simply a matter of piecing together simple, colourful motifs into wonderful arrangements.
Series: Twenty to MakeCrocheted BeaniesPaperbackFrauke Kiedaisch9781782210009$9.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Oct 01, 2013
Beanies are a must-have for any season. Whether sporty, glamorous, trendy or offbeat theres a style here to suit everyone. The best thing about crocheted beanies is their versatility and that is why they are so much fun to design and create. There are 20 crochet hat projects featured in this book, with designs suitable for beginners as well as experienced crocheters. The reader will find a helpful step-by-step techniques section at the front of the book with explanatory diagrams and a guide to yarn lengths. Each project is accompanied by clea... + Read More
Crocheting has had a huge surge in popularity in recent years and continues to be a very popular craft, and this book has a very wide appeal both to beginners and more accomplished crocheters. This book represents amazing value, comprising 100 projects from some of our best-selling crochet authors. The book covers a wide variety of themes from beautiful crocheted flowers, beanie hats, Christmas crocheted projects, cute bears, lovely hearts and stylish purses, so there is something for everyone to enjoy. Crochet requires very little in the way o... + Read More
Series: Once Upon a Time... in Crochet30 amigurumi characters from your favorite fairytalesPaperbackLynne Rowe9781782210924$17.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Jun 22, 2015
This fun, quirky book contains 30 cute and whimsical characters from 11 of your favorite fairytales, from Puss in Boots and the Ugly Duckling to Snow White and Rapunzel, using gorgeous amigurumi designs. The book also contains an easy-to-use step-by-step techniques section, showing the reader how to pin out their crochet pieces before assembling, make moving arms and legs and create a range of hairstyles.
Restyled, and with fresh new photography, Crochet for the Absolute Beginner is the ideal novices guide, containing crochet expert Pauline Turners clear, step-by-step guidance, inspiring projects and helpful hints and tips. The close-up photography and no-nonsense advice leads beginners through the basic stitches and techniques, showing them exactly what they should be doing, while the exciting projects from scarves and bags to lacework gradually increase in difficulty to challenge and inspire the reader as they progress through the book. The ... + Read More
Knitting continues to be a very popular craft, and this book has a very wide appeal both to beginners and more accomplished knitters. This book represents amazing value, comprising 100 projects from some of our best-selling knitting authors. The book covers a wide variety of themes from Christmas knits, baby bootees, phone covers, mug hugs, headbands and scarves, so there is something for everyone to enjoy. Knitting requires very little in the way of tools and materials, which are widely available from major yarn stores and are relatively inexp... + Read More
Novelty knitters and crocheters will love this collection of mini Christmas projects to crochet ready for the festive season. Val Pierce has designed twenty different projects, including a mini Christmas stocking, a cute reindeer, a snowman, a Christmas cracker, a snowflake, star, Christmas pudding, an angel, a fairy and much more each one costing only 50 cents a pattern. Full crochet instructions are provided, and each project is simply photographed so that the reader can see the design clearly, alongside a sumptuous styled photograph showing... + Read More
No-one can resist knitting a pretty pair of baby booties for a new babyso here are twenty of them, all unique but all equally irresistible, in a range of colors and styles; only costing 50 cents a pattern. Each pair of booties requires relatively small quantities of yarn and can be knitted quickly, easily, and on the go using the clear, step-by-step instructions provided. Each project is accompanied by lists of the materials and equipment required and a stunning full-colour photograph. Suitable for babies from newborn to 6 months.
Series: Knit Yourself CalmA creative path to managing stressPaperbackLynne Rowe9781782214939$19.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Jun 19, 2017
Knitting is a relaxing and therapeutic pastime, and this winning combination focuses on mindfulness and the perfect stress-busting knitting projects. Whether you choose a portable project to knit on the go, a group project to do with friends, or one that introduces new skills to stimulate a creative mind, this book is the perfect path to keeping calm. The book is aimed at beginners as well as more advanced knitters, but does not include anything more complex than basic knit and purl stitches, increasing, decreasing and some simple colourwork.... + Read More
Series: Mini KnittedMini Knitted WoodlandCute & easy knitting patterns for animals, birds and other forest lifePaperbackSachiyo Ishii9781782210689$15.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Feb 23, 2015
Knitters of all skill levels will love to make this charming, fun mini woodland scene. Sachiyo Ishii has created 28 delightful mini knitted creatures along with a forest floor play mat, mushrooms, trees, treestumps and a gnome with a toadstool house to complete the scene. The animals only require small amounts of readily available yarn. They are easy to knit, and follow one of two basic sewing-up techniques, both of which are clearly shown using step-by-step photography. There are clear, simple knitting patterns and step-by-step photographs and... + Read More
Series: The Knitted Nursery Collection14 cuddly toys and colourful accessories for babiesPaperbackJem Weston9781782213178$19.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Mar 21, 2016
Jem Weston's delightful knitted accessories and decorations will bring a fresh and modern style to your baby's nursery. She has chosen some of her favourite Rowan yarns, including the lovely Baby Silk Merino DK, to create adorable little animals and decorations with matching blankets and cushions. There are 14 cuddly toys and colourful accessories to choose from. The designs range from a super simple striped blanket with matching elephant to a fluffy-tailed squirrel with matching intarsia blanket. This gorgeous collection of projects will make... + Read More
In 2007 Search Press launched the innovative 20 to Make series. Ten years and over 2 million sales later, were celebrating its success with a relaunch series design and 6 new mini series 20 to Knit, 20 to Crochet, 20 to Stitch, 20 to Craft, 20 to Papercraft and 20 to Sugarcraft. Still superb value at just £4.99, and in the same pocket-sized format with full-colour throughout, these books will continue to delight your customers and will fly off bookshelves the world over. Novelty crocheters will love this collection of beautiful and realisti... + Read More
Series: Pretty Knitted HandsMittens and wrist warmers for all seasonsPaperbackKamilla Svanlund9781782213208$19.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Oct 11, 2016
This stylish and beautifully photographed book contains 27 knitted mitten patterns for women and men. The book is split into seasons, with eight pairs for spring and summer, seven pairs for autumn and twelve pairs of mittens for winter. Using lots of different styles, stitches, patterns and colours, there are lacy, fingerless types for spring, summer and autumn and thicker, enclosed mittens for the winter patterns. From the warmest wool to the sheerest silk, a wide range of yarns are used and there are mittens suitable for occasions as divers... + Read More
Series: Mini KnittedMini Knitted ToysOver 30 cute & easy knitting patternsPaperbackSachiyo Ishii9781782211457$17.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Jan 18, 2016
Let your imagination run wild with the latest title from innovative knitter, Sachiyo Ishii. This charming book contains over 30 fun, simple knitting patterns for a range of cute and cuddly toys. Create simple playthings such as animals, cars, trains, fairies and cupcakes, and then try your hand at larger toy sets, including a castle under siege, an alien invasion, a prehistoric play-scene and a fairytale cottage complete with magical characters! The book is suitable for knitters of all skill levels, and all the patterns require only small amoun... + Read More
Want to learn how to crochet? Make a granny square on-the-go, and at only 50 cents a pattern. The simple techniques have lasted for decades and now they are trendier than ever. With endless color and size variations, creating these hip squares is fun and easy. They can be used like building blocks and combined with other squares to make original projects and gifts, or used to embellish larger items. This book will show how to create 20 different squares, including flower patterns, interpreted in different colors and yarns to create a kaleidosco... + Read More
Series: Twenty to MakeKnitted BeaniesPaperbackSusie Johns9781844487073$9.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Oct 05, 2012
Beanies are a winter favourite among home knitters, and here Susie Johns shows you how to knit them using the simple patterns in this book. Susie's designs are fun, fresh and inspiring, and will appeal to a wide range of knitters. From traditional to contemporary, fun and funky and knitted in bright, vibrant yarns to muted pastels, there is something for everyone. Susie has designed patterns suitable for men, women, children and babies; for a relaxed look, go for the oversized Slouch Beanie, a little girl would love the cute Charm Beanie, choos... + Read More
Series: Romantic Lace Knitting20 gorgeous designs for every occasionPaperbackMonika Eckert9781782212478$19.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES May 16, 2016
Pretty, delicate, and romantic in this book you will find 20 gorgeous lace knitting designs by Monika Eckert and Stephanie van der Linden. While away magical hours knitting with delicate yarn and bright colours to create shawls and scarves to take with you wherever you go. There is a style for everyone, whether festive, nostalgic, elegant or modern. With 20 gorgeous designs for shawls and scarves, this is an essential book for any lace knitter. Lace knitting experts Monika and Stephanie take you through the essential techniques of increasing,... + Read More
Series: Twenty to MakeTiny Toys to KnitPaperbackSachiyo Ishii9781782212522$9.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Apr 18, 2016
This gorgeous little knitting book by a very popular author contains irresistibly cute toys for knitters of all abilities. All of the projects are accompanied by a clear, easy-to-follow pattern and fun photography. There also will be a page of basic techniques at the start of the book, including making up, stuffing and some simple surface stitching. Sachiyo is overflowing with project ideas, ranging from a tiny rocket and a UFO, a soldier complete with bearskin, an angel, and lots of cute mini animals including a chubby bunny, a cat, an owl, a... + Read More
Crocheters of all abilities will love the modern, colourful crocheted bags in this book. There are 23 to choose from, in a range of styles and colourways and using a wide variety of crochet stitches. For the less experienced crocheter, there are step-by-step diagrams at the back of the book explaining all the essential techniques, and each project is accompanied by clear instructions and diagrams, where appropriate.
Knit yourself into the Christmas spirit with 26 brand new adorable mini Christmas projects from bestselling designer Sue Stratford. Create your very own knitted nativity, with Mary and Joseph, Baby Jesus, and the Little Donkey, or a show-stopping Santas sleigh complete with all eight reindeers! There are also Christmas accessories to decorate your home, such as Christmas crackers, mistletoe and candy canes. These cute, pocket-sized knits are quick and easy to make, as well as a great way of using up leftover yarn. Whether a novice or an advance... + Read More
Series: Mini KnittedMini Knitted OceanWoolly whales, dolphins and other nautical knitsPaperbackSachiyo Ishii9781782212324$15.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Oct 24, 2016
Dive into the wonderful world of innovative knitter, Sachiyo Ishii and create an ocean of fishy friends. This charming book contains over 30 fun, simple knitting patterns for a range of cute and cuddly underwater characters. Create simple nautical knits such as dolphins, whales, clownfish and sharks, and then try your hand at larger maritime toys, including a fishing vessel, a ships crew, some magical mermaids and a yellow submarine. The book is suitable for knitters of all skill levels, and all the patterns require only small amounts of readil... + Read More
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