One Skein 30 Quick Projects to Knit and Crochet
Everyone has the time to spend on projects requiring only one skein . . . so don't miss out on the fun!
One Skein features more than 30 knitting and crochet projects that range in size, time commitment, and experience level, providing both beginning and experienced knitters a variety of projects from which to choose.
These felted bowls are ideal for organizing buttons, beads, yarn, keys, or other small objects that need a special place.
The stitch patterns and instructions are easy to follow and quick to use. Readers will enjoy creating a felted purse, a drawstring bag, crocheted accessory bags, cozy scarves, a pretty tank top, arm and leg warmers, cable footies, lace wristlets, fingerless gloves, pillows, bibs, felted bowls, a baby sweater, a soft and absorbent crocheted bath mat and accessories - and so much more, each from a single skein of yarn!
In One Skein, author Leigh Radford smartly includes several projects specially designed to make use of whatever you've got left over from other projects - one of the nicest designs we've ever seen is for a quick-to-make, colorful, and long-lasting rug.
Dig out your stash and dash to your yarn store you won't want to wait to begin these artful projects!
Reviews: "The cute designs are interesting, stylish and very portable.... your must-have knitting book for trying out that fabulous new yarn."-Anchorage Daily News
"Needlework heaven, indeed.... Those who seek instant gratification will love this book and want to take it everywhere."-Bangor Daily News
"I found this book to be both useful and practical."-Bella Online Guide to Spinning
"One Skein solves the "what do I do with it" dilemma by offering practical and handsome projects."-C N A magazine
"Designed for even the earliest beginner to the most seasoned knitter, there's something in ONE SKEIN for everyone."-CompulsiveReader.com
"Leigh Radford gives us reason to rejoice.... The book is beautiful.... The five crochet patterns are simple, clever, and timeless." -Crochet me magazine
"Whether you're a novice or an experienced crocheter, you'll want this book--if only to use up your inventory of yarn!"-Family Circle Easy Crochet
"These are definitely modern, hip projects--a young knitter's dream."-Knight Ridder/Tribune News Service
"Small in scale yet big on impact... great way to sample new techniques and fibers without wasting time and cash."-KnitSimple
"I really like the innovative ideas in this book."-Knitting News
"You will be inspired by what you could do with small amounts of yarn."-Knitty.com
"This approachable collection...should assist fiber junkies in whittling down their stash enough to run out and buy more yarn!"-Monsters and Critics.com
"Love at first site... Cover to cover, this book exemplifies what a romantic affair with yarn would be like."-Spun Magazine
"This entry is a must for every knitter who's ever stared at her stash, wondering what to do with her singles."-Yarn Market News
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- I was very disappointed. It is Knit and Crochet but it is almost all Knit. (Posted on 3/19/2014)
- Decidedly average.
- I'm bicraftual, and hoped that a book that said "knit and crochet" would be roughly equal amounts of each. Sadly, the knitted patterns outweigh the crochet patterns by far. The patterns are ok, nothing amazing. Worth the few dollars I paid for it, NOT worth the incredible amount I paid for shipping. My fault for not looking into it more before I purchased. (Posted on 3/14/2014)