New at Knit-O-Matic May 2, 2007
Summer 2007 Issue of Interweave Knits ~ $7.99
More great patterns, articles and instructions from the new editor at Interweave. There’s new emphasis on making projects accessible to beginners while still providing the same detailed patterns for the experienced. Good Job Folks! Take a look inside!
Knitted Toys by Zoe Mellor ~ $26.99
This book is a five star production! Zoe Mellor finds the perfect mid-point between what kids want to play with and what adults want to knit. The projects are cute & smart without being kitsch. Some are classics and some are more contemporary and there is a wide range of projects: cow cushion, elephant, dog, bunny, gingerbread man, bird, dollies (girl & boy to dress up &na fairy too), cat pyjsma case, piggy, finger puppets, robot, teddy bear knit flat, ‘sock’ monkey, dinosaur, snake, butterfly, mice, owl cushion, turtle (the baby in the turtle pictur is painfully cute), daschund, ball, fishies & a crocodile. Mellor is a seasons knitting designer and her patterns are clear and easy to follow.
Knitted Accessories by Claire Crompton ~ $26.99
If you’ve ever said to yourself “I’d give my kingdom for an easy to follow book with an assortment of accessory patterns!” you’re in luck, plus you won’t have to abdicate your sovereignty. This books i great for beginners, dilettentes and teens with an assortment of simple & attractive hat, scarf, mitten, glove patterns/ideas as well as a very nice poncho & a wrap.
Cute Crochet for Tiny Tots by Helen Ardley ~ $26.99
The title is acurate, this is very cute, very attractive and not too complicated crochet for the baby & toddler set. Includes pattern for everything from sweaters to hats, purses, toys, rugs, pillows, booties, mitts, blankets, scarves, etc.
Simply Fabulous Knitting by Montse Stanley ~ $26.99
This a great, affordable how-to reference book base on Montse (pr. Monty) Stanley’s canonical Knitting Workbook. They’ve prettied up the cover but the content is still a quality refernce book with everything you need to knit right!