The yarn girls are upping the ante on quick-to-knit, sassy looks in beyond the basics. With the same friendly encouragement and big-sister know-how found in their previous books, The Yarn Girls’ Guide to Simple Knits
and The Yarn Girls’ Guide to Kid Knits
, Julie Carles and Jordana Jacobs are taking new knitters to the next level of stitch wizardry. But new knitters aren’t the only ones having fun — intermediate and experienced knitters won’t be able to resist the ingenious patterns that deliver nearly instant gratification.
Without abandoning their straightforward instructions and fast-working chunky yarns, the Yarn Girls present thirty-four of their freshest patterns to introduce clever techniques such as cabling, color work, and shaping to turn a simple sweater into a smart number. Try a little intarsia to make a plain sweater a work of color sophistication. Knit up a cabled tank top for stunning warm-weather wear. The projects in this book cover a range of apparel and accessories — hip tees, cozy sweaters, chic hats, delicate scarves, stunning ponchos, and even blankets — enough to take you through all sorts of styles and seasons, with the investment of a little time and a few clever stitches.
The yarn girls return to the scene with an exciting line of thirty-four brand-new stylish patterns that will wow experienced knitters while taking beginners to the next level.
Inside, you’ll find easy-to-understand techniques for:
• knitted cables
• slipped stitchesFrom the Hardcover edition.