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How to Knit in the Woods
     

How to Knit in the Woods

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by Shannon Okey
 

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* Unique patterns for cozy, customized outdoor gear

* Projects both for knitting outdoors and for using outdoors

* Handy tips on knitting with waterproof yarns

Featuring 20 outdoor-friendly knitting projects, How to Knit in the Woods is every crafty person's indispensable guide to creativity in the open air. Full of advice on how to choose quick-drying

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* Unique patterns for cozy, customized outdoor gear

* Projects both for knitting outdoors and for using outdoors

* Handy tips on knitting with waterproof yarns

Featuring 20 outdoor-friendly knitting projects, How to Knit in the Woods is every crafty person's indispensable guide to creativity in the open air. Full of advice on how to choose quick-drying yarns and other outdoor-friendly materials, and how to knit on the go -- this is not your mother's knitting book.

Projects range from easy to intermediate and include such gems as a waterproof cardigan, a campfire cushion (which doubles as pillow), marshmallow pot holders, cozy camp socks, and a woodsy washcloth outfitted with a built-in pocket for soap. Easy-to-follow, inspired patterns and a resource guide round out this kitschy yet modern craft guide.

RESOURCE:

Here are two additional knitting charts from Shannon Okey that you can download as PDFs:

1. a"Snake in the Woods Cartigan" --

click here.

2. "Tai Shan Hoodie" click here.

Editorial Reviews

Lansing State Journal
"These projects have the campsite in mind -- they're designed with stitches easy to execute by firelight."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594853418
Publisher:
Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date:
04/15/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
5 MB

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Meet the Author

Shannon Okey teaches knitting workshops all over the U.S., designs yarn for several companies, and is a columnist for knit.1. She authored the bestselling and award-winning Knitgrrl series (Watson-Guptill Publications), as well as Spin to Knit and Felt Tips (Interweave Press), Just Socks and Just Gifts (Potter Craft), AlterNation (North Light), and The Pillow Book (Chronicle Books). Okey contributes to Adorn, CRAFT, Yarn Market News, Cutting Edge, and other craft-focused periodicals. She has appeared on HGTV's Crafters Coast to Coast and DIY Network's Uncommon Threads and Knitty Gritty.

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