Over 35 gorgeous knitting projects that you’ll love to make for the home, as gifts, and for yourself.
Learn how to knit by working through these adorable projects by experienced knitter and author, Fiona Goble. Even beginners will be able to pick up a pair of needles and start making simple knitted items. Starting with the tools and materials chapter, you’ll learn every stitch you’ll need, all illustrated with helpful artworks. Then move onto the projects, which are grouped by skill level—“Getting Started,” “Getting Better,” and “Now You Are Really Good.” In the first chapter, find out how to make a cute cozy for your phone, a pretty heart garland to decorate your room, and a striped cushion cover. Moving on to the next level, there are sweet woodland-themed key rings and simple tablemats, as well as larger projects, such as a hot water bottle cover or book cover. Finally, try the patterns that are aimed at more experienced knitters—from a delicate tea light shade or draught excluder, to a backpack or throw. With easy-to-follow instructions and helpful hints and tips throughout, you’re bound to want to knit all of these projects, both for yourself, and as gifts for friends.
Fiona Goble is a craft and knitting author who for many years ran a small textile business making bags, pillows, and throws. She teaches knitting and sewing classes, and is the author of several bestselling knitting books, including Knitted Animal Socks and Hats, Knit Your Own Dolls,Knitted Animal Nursery, Knitted Animal Cozies, Knitted Animal Scarves, Mitts, and Socks, and Knitted Animal Hats, as well as Cute and Easy Knitting, Learn to Knit, Beanies and Bobble Hats, Scarves and Cowls, and My First Animal Knitting Book, all published by CICO Books. Fiona lives just outside London, UK, with her husband and student son.