Special guest designers include: Lena Corwin, Jenny Hart of Sublime Stitching, Sarah Neuberger of Small Object, Shannon Okey of Knitgrrl, Denyse Schmidt, and more!
Laura Birek takes knitting needles everywhere she goes. She lives in Los Angeles.
Sheri Giblin is a photographer in San Francisco.
Who has time to knit? You do! Whether you're a new or current knitter, this book offers more than 35 projects to gratify your creative talents, whatever your skill level. Along with designs that use time-saving techniques with large needles, bulky yarns and detailed instructions, the book is full of tips and diagrams for handy reference. Whether it's multi-standing or small-size projects, authors Christina L. Holmes and Mary Colucci (with the technical expertise and nationally renowned knitting teacher Evie Rosen) take you step-by-step to faster fashion and great gifts.
Includes Patterns For: Afghans Scarfs Trendy Tops Babies & Kids Projects Sweaters Vests Hats Bags Jackets Ponchos & more!
* Lieutenant Uhura's sexy Star Trek minidress
* Hobbit feet slippers
* Firefly-inspired scarf, socks, hat, and jacket
* Tank Girl socks
* Hermione Granger's secret beaded bag
* Manga-inspired leg warmers
* The Big Bang Theory-inspired his and hers sweater-vests
* Lord of the Rings-inspired shrug
In addition to a wardrobe of costume finery, hobbyists will also find instructions for practical projects such as an e-reader cover or a laptop bag crafted of checkered fabric that serves double-duty as a chessboard and carryall, as well as patterns for plush toys inspired by Star Trek, robots, and the comic book Squee! Wear (and knit!) your nerdiness on your sleeve with Knits for Nerds.