Kate Atherley makes knitting accessible. Her first book, Beyond Knit & Purl, is like having Kate sit beside you and guide you through the basics of knitting…and a little bit. You see every seasoned knitter I’ve met who’s picked up Beyond Knit & Purl has learned something new. That is no small accomplishment.
In Knit Accessories: Essentials & Variations, Kate provides us with classic, simple patterns for hats, scarves & cowls, mitts, socks and legwarmers. With choices.
Every pattern is written in 2 gauges, and shown in both solid and variegated yarns. So you not only know the patterns will work in both, but can get a sense of which look you prefer. And not quite in love with every detail?
Kate also guides you through creating your own designs and variations.
With Kate, it’s always the details. No stone is unturned in this book. From preparation (choosing the right yarn and sneaky ways of getting measurements for gift knitting) to process (variations and designing your own), Kate covers it all. Including tricks and tips for managing all the niggling details that we all run into in our knitting.
Put this one on your shelf. You’ll reach for it every fall and winter to keep yourself, family and friends warm.
To win a copy of Knit Accessories: Essentials & Variations from Cooperative Press, leave a comment on this post before December 5 at noon (Eastern)!