Author(s): Fiona Goble
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 35 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 Knitting Know-How 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 - beginner, improver and enthusiast. In the first chapter, find out how to make a cute cosy 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 woodlandthemed key rings and simple tablemats, as well as larger projects, such as a hot water bottle cover or draught excluder. Finally, try the patterns that are aimed at more experienced knitters - from a delicate tea light shade or book cover 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 author and knitting blogger who for many years ran a small textile business making bags, cushions and throws. She regularly contributes to a number of craft magazines and teaches knitting, crochet and sewing classes locally. She is the author of several best-selling knitting books, including Knit Your Own Royal Wedding and Knitivity, plus the just-published Knitted Animal Hats.