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Stashbuster Knits: Tips, Tricks, and 21 Beautiful Projects for Using Your…
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0307586634, Paperback)There’s no such thing as too much yarn.
As renowned knitwear designer Melissa Leapman knows all too well, every knitter has a stash of yarn that they just can’t bear to part with: the one or two extra balls of yarn bought “just in case,” or the bits and pieces leftover from completed projects.
Stashbuster Knits gives you the absolute best way to use—and enjoy—your treasured yarn collection guilt free. Leapman offers valuable step-by-step guidance on organizing and shopping your stash to inspire creative new knitting ideas and color combinations. Then she gives you 21 ingenious projects for men, women, children, and home that are designed so no one will ever guess they were made from odds and ends.
Included are projects both large and small, from a glorious Fair Isle sweater for your favorite guy to a chic little scarf made with a Magic Ball. Each yarn weight has its own chapter, from super fine to super bulky, ensuring that knitters will find a way to use every piece of stored-up yarn. Filled with tips and hints on customizing projects and ideas to use even the tiniest bits of yarn, Leapman’s Stashbuster Knits will help transform your beloved stash into projects you’ll love even more.
So dive into your closets, dig into your bins, rifle through your drawers, and bring your precious yarn out of hiding. Let’s begin putting that stash to good use!
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:31:57 -0400)
A popular instructor and designer outlines a variety of imaginative projects that use yarn odds and ends, explaining how to use specific yarn weights and techniques ranging from lace and cables to colorblocking and fair-isle to make creative wearables for every member of the family.
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