I came across some new books that Amazon will have for sale very soon and I thought it would be nice to share them... after all craft inspiration is a blessing in the form of a well stocked bookshelf!
Publication Date: 24 April 2014
Knitting. What's not to love? It's simply the coolest craft you can do on two needles. Nowadays, it's not just grandmothers who knit. This infectious yarn craft has spread to all generations. Why? Because it's relaxing to do, the results are immensely satisfying and the basics are not at all difficult to learn. Once you have picked up a few core techniques, including mastering the basic knit and purl stitches, the number of different hand knits you can make are literally endless.
Publication Date: 28 Mar 2014
A one-stop guide to preparing and spinning cotton, flax, and hemp! Over the last few years, focusing on specific types of fiber or spinning techniques has become more and more popular. In The Practical Spinner’s Guide: Cotton, Flax, Hemp, author Stephenie Gaustad offers a detailed overview of each plant, the fiber it produces, and how to properly prepare, spin, and finish yarns made from each fiber.
Publication Date: 1 May 2014
Love knitting but not so hot on accounting? A whiz on a sewing machine but no good with a spreadsheet? Then this book is for you! Craft is now a viable career choice. Shoppers are choosing handmade gifts rather than buying impersonal high street products - and new craft businesses are springing up all the time. Whether you are an amateur knitter thinking about selling your work at a local market or an established company looking to drive more traffic to your website, this handy pocket-sized book contains everything you need to know about combining craft and business.
Fair Isle & Nordic Knits (Paperback)
Publication Date: 6 May 2014
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Granny Squares - All Shapes & Sizes: Over 50 Projects and Techniques to Give the Classic Crochet Pattern a Whole New Look
Publication Date: 16 April 2014
Granny squares are versatile, easy to crochet, and endlessly intriguing. There are over 50 techniques and projects in this book to give you a whole new perspective on the classic granny square.
Let me know if you get a copy... and tell us what you think. I'd love to share the information with everyone.
I'm considering the Nicki Trench Fair Isle book, as I'd love to try my hand at some colour work. It would be a great way to try something new and use up stash of odds and ends while I practise...
Have a wonderful day... Sara x
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