Thursday, February 2, 2012

New Books

Here are a few more books YBD has received by Interweave Press. Stop by the boutique to pick up your copy today!

Weekend Hats: 25 Knitted Caps, Berets, Cloches, and More
by Cecily Glowik MacDonald, Melissa LaBarre
The clever designs of Weekend Hats will have enthusiastic knitters everywhere rejoicing in year-round hat style. Cecily Glowik MacDonald and Melissa LaBarre have brought you the best in designer knit hat patterns all in one beautiful and fun-loving collection. Included are 25 clever variations on caps, berets, beanies, cloches, hats, toques, tams, and snoods ranging from feminine to sporty. This collection of unique designs makes knitting a picture-perfect hat easy-to-do, offering the best in contemporary style and customized techniques.

Knitting Plus: Mastering Fit + Plus-Size Style + 15 Projects
by Lisa Shroyer
With Knitting Plus, you'll explore basic pullover and cardigan styles, including raglans, set-in sleeves, drop shoulders, seamless yokes, and dolmans in 15 stylish projects. Knitting Plus thoroughly outlines each element of the garment, while offering key tips on sweater measurements and tailoring for a custom fit. Included throughout are simple, easy-to-use templates of each construction type to make alterations and adaptations quick and simple.

Knit Edgings & Trims: Harmony Guides
by Kate Haxell
One of the greatest challenges you can face is finding the perfect edging or finishing for a project. With Knit Edgings and Trims, you have an abundance of edgings to choose from, including some never-before-seen edgings new to the updated Harmony Guides. Whether you're looking for a highly textured lace edge or to revamp a basic sweater silhouette with a unique edging, Knit Edgings and Trims is the perfect portable one-stop source for stitch inspiration.

Lace & Eyelets: Harmony Guides
by Erika Knight
Lace and Eyelets features a Falling Leaves pattern with a hint of texture perfect for an afghan and Little Flowers adds femininity to a set of winter accessories. From a Butterfly Lace to Knotted Openwork to Open Diamonds with Bobbles, this collection is designed to revolutionize the way you think about stitches. All swatches are worked in updated yarns, beautifully photographed and accompanied by easy-to-follow instructions. This all-in-one stitch guide fits perfectly in the knitter's travel bag, and design tips featured throughout will make it an invaluable resource to novice and skilled knitters alike.

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