Origami on the Move: Cars, Trucks, Ships, Planes & More
There's no end to Duy Nguyen's ingenuity, and that's why origami enthusiasts--and those who love trains, planes, and automobiles--will welcome this new all-color collection. It features 17 cleverly constructed vehicles--enough modes of transportation to go around the world and back...and to provide hours of fun.
Nicky Epstein's Knitting on Top of the World: The Global Guide to Traditions, Techniques and Design
Nickys giving devoted readers her most important and wide-ranging collection of patterns yet: a worldwide tour of knitting traditions and techniques, including colourwork, cables, lace, intarsia and more. She explains the origins and traditional uses of each one and then goes on to reinvigorate and recombine all these beloved styles in her inimitable way.
10 Small and trendy fashion accessories for both knitters and beaders to make. Bead Knitted Bags features the historically rich technique of bead knitting - a method of knitting beads directly into stitches to create a dense but supple tapestry-like fabric, in the style of vintage antique beaded bags. With detailed instruction and sequenced illustrations, the author provides clear, step-by-step guidance. Each of the 10 projects contains a materials list, detailed knitting instruction, and color-coded graphs of the entire pattern or a repeating motif. Each project has a unique strap, closure, or edging, and the author provides finishing suggestions and helpful hints throughout the book.
Origami in King Arthur's Court: An Adventure in Folding
This brilliant collection of original origami designs brings the medieval world to detailed, three-dimensional life. Following Rozelle's easy-to-understand directions, the reader will be able to fold a knight, his sword, his shield, his horse, his horse's armor, his campaign tent, his page, his page's armor, and more--including Queen Guinevere, Sir Lancelot, Merlin, the Round Table and King Arthur. Illustrations & photos.
Knitting in the Sun gives you more than 30 projects designed exclusively to knit and wear in warm weather. You'll find patterns to keep your needles clicking whether you're lounging by the pool or taking a break at the beach Whether you're new to knitting or a seasoned stitcher, you'll find fresh patterns and compelling designs to create gorgeous lightweight pieces that will make a splash on sunny days.
Socks from the Toe Up: Essential Techniques and Patterns from Wendy Knits
Knitting socks from the toe up has a few advantages: you can try on the sock as you knit, and you can adjust the height of the cuff to the amount of yarn you have. Johnson provides five different techniques for starting a sock with the toe; three different heel techniques; several cast-off options; as well as instruction on knitting using double-pointed needles, two circular needles, or one long circular needle.
Acclaimed knitting author Melanie Falick traveled thousands of miles and interviewed dozens of knitters, spinners, dyers, and sheep breeders to create this inspiring and revealing collection of portraits and patterns. With profiles of 38 artisans and farmers,175 beautiful color photographs, and 30 original patterns whose difficulty ranges from basic to advanced, from traditional to contemporary, America Knits is the most complete survey yet published on this highly popular and vital art form in America.