Thursday, 27 March 2014

Book Review 60 Quick Knits from America's Yarn Shops

Photo's from Amazon

America's knitters have spoken! The 60 patterns in this stunning collection come from yarn stores across the US and Canada, who chose the styles their customers like best. Created especially for the book by more than 40 designers associated with the stores (an owner, employee, or customer) and featuring the popular and versatile Cascade 220® yarn line, the projects range from accessories (purses, shawls, socks and hats) to baby items and home d├ęcor, all in a range of skill levels so both beginners and advanced knitters will find something to enjoy.

Publisher: Sixth&Spring (7 Mar 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1936096609
ISBN-13: 978-1936096602

About the Author
Sixth&Spring Books is the book division of So Ho Publishing Co., which publishes Vogue® Knitting, Knit Simple and other knitting and crafts magazines. Located in New York City, Sixth&Spring publishes 15 to 20 new knitting, crochet, sewing, crafts and lifestyle titles each year, and has a backlist of more than 100 titles.
                                                                                                                                         
Contents


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1. Slouchy Lace Hat


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2. Cable Hearts Capelet


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3. Garter Lace Striped Shawl


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4. Flowered Headband


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5. Cable Cuff Mittens


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6. Fair Isle Bonnet


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7. Twisted Rib Hat


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8. Bubble Hat


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9. Cabled Boot Toppers


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10. Ribs and Buttons Hat


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11. Flowered Pull Through Scarf


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12.Fair Isle Stocking


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13. Holly Hat


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14. Cabled Ear Flap Hat


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15. Leaf Headband


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16. Windmill and Flower Mittens


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17. Lacy Cables Hat


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18. Sporty Stripped Hat


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19. Animal Vest


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20. Two Way Cabled Beanie


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21. Lace Edge Shawl


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22. Faux Woven Scarf


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23. Wave Lace Gauntlets


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24. Simple Socks


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25. Fair Isle Beanie


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26. Felted Handbag


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27. Welted Pine Tree Beanie


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28. Stripped Dress


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29. Swirl Beret


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30. Snowflake Mittens


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31. Acorn Hat


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32. Slip Stitch Mittens


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33. Sock Monkey Hat


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34. Twisted Stitch Mittens


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35. Column Cable Scarf


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36. Fair Isle Branded Hat


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37. Eyelet Gauntlets


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38. Fair Isle Hat and Mittens


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39. Baseball Hat


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40. Colour Block Reversible Hat


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41. Felted Cable Tote


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42. Diamond Fair Isle Hat


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43. Asymmetrical Shawlette


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44. Felted Bowls


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45. Two Colour Cable Cap


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46. Colour Block Pullover


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47. Rainbow Scales Wrap


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48. Scalloped Lace Capelet


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49. Beaded Ruffle Shawlette


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50.Cable Paper Bag Hat


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51. Cable Fingerless Mitts


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52. Felted Elephant


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53. Graphic Mitts


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54. Football Dog Sweater


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55. Slip Stitch Hat


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56 Two Colour Lace Cap


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57. Shell Lace Shawlette


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58. Mitered Squares Cardi


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59. Mesh Cowl


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60. Ruffle Garter Capelet


Photo's from Ravelry
                                                                                                                                          


This book is all about patterns using Cascade 220 & Cascade 220 Superwash yarn.

This book has 60 knitting pattern designs from 40 designers associated with yarn shops all over America.  All the patterns are very quick and easy to do and most of the designs only require one or two skeins of yarn.  You will find designs for toddlers and infants, shawls, scarves, mittens and hats
All the patterns have well written instructions, charts and lovely photographs.

Publishers website for Errata: Pattern corrections

60 Quick Knits from America's Yarn Shops is available from Amazon


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