Many of these 25 patterns will appeal to teens. The thorough instructions and colorful photographs will entice any knitter to pick up a pair of needles and get started. Teen-friendly projects include colorful hats, beautiful bags, snuggly slippers, and a teddy bear. The illustrated glossary of terms is a great resource for new knitters.
Honey, I shrunk your sweater? Accidentally machine washing an expensive sweater may not be grounds for divorce, but it can certainly boost one's stress level. And who could blame you? Once you had cashmere; now you have felt
In knitting circles, however, knitted felt is extremely desirable. Do a Google search for "felted knitting," and 3,000 sites show up! In response to this growing trend, Storey is proud to offer Knit One, Felt Too, the only book devoted exclusively to felted knitting.
Felted knitting is easy for beginners and is such an interesting technique that experienced knitters want to try it, too. The projects are quick, the techniques are easy, and the results are spectacular: colorful, thick, luxurious felt mittens, hats, socks, slippers, bags, toys, home accessories, and even Christmas stockings that make cool gifts or are great to keep yourself. An experienced knitter and all-around crafter who has written more than 500 articles for craft magazines, Kathleen Taylor teaches you everything you need to know about felted knitting techniques. No matter which project you decide to tackle, your success is guaranteed. Beginners appreciate the simple, quick-to-knit patterns on large needles. Experienced knitters are excited by the magic of the felting process and the beauty of the final productIn addition to featuring bright, fun colors and trendy designs, these projects include dozens of ideas for embellishment, using beads, embroidery, novelty yarns, felted balls, and needle felting.