Jan Messent's Have You Any Wool?

Jan Messent's Have You Any Wool?

by Jan Messent
     
 

Showing how to knit and crochet with fibers and yarns in delightfully surprising and creative ways, Jan Messent's unique approach—a blend of highly witty ideas and wonderful designs—will appeal to all crafters, especially those seeking inspiration from a distinctly odd assortment. Expert wisdom is doled out on selecting a color palette, creating texture,

Overview

Showing how to knit and crochet with fibers and yarns in delightfully surprising and creative ways, Jan Messent's unique approach—a blend of highly witty ideas and wonderful designs—will appeal to all crafters, especially those seeking inspiration from a distinctly odd assortment. Expert wisdom is doled out on selecting a color palette, creating texture, and knitting patterns for a range of projects that include sheep, a crocheted cobra, dominoes, dice, and much more.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"Jan Messent explores the creative use of yarn for those who have never knitted or crocheted before."  —Machine Knitting Monthly

"Yarncrafts are enjoying a surge of popularity at the moment, so it is a good time to reissue this lovely old classic from 1988."  —myshelf.com

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844481828
Publisher:
Search Press, Limited
Publication date:
02/01/2009
Series:
Search Press ClassicsSeries Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Jan Messent is a member of the Embroiderers' Guild, a writer of historical fiction, and the author of Jan Messent’s Knitted Gardens and Jan Messent’s Wool ‘n’ Magic.

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