Fun & Funky Knits: Over 20 Simple Knit Stitch Projects by Betty Junor
Large color illustrations and easy-to-follow directions demonstrate author Betty Junor’s declaration that knitting is both fun and easy. Starting with very basic instructions and recommending the use of brilliantly colored yarnsjust for funky funshe shows how beginners can create knits that are gratifying to make and fun to own. Beginners to the art of knitting will discover all they need to know about
Knitting Basics: needles, yarns, and related materials
Getting Started: from making a slipknot to casting off and finishing
Easy Projects: headbands, belts, hats, and more
Projects on different needles: a drawstring bag, purse with strap, and more
Fun Stuff: pompoms, knitted flowers, and more
The book’s easy to follow illustrated directions and extra-colorful photos will inspire neophyte knitters to create all the knitted things they’ve ever dreamed of making. It’s a great starter book for both juvenile and adult learners.
Betty Junor studied textiles in Melbourne, Australia, and has since used her knowledge to teach a new generation how to knit, sew, and use fabrics creatively. Approximately 25 years ago, she set up her own company, Mobile Motion, which continues to supply products to local retailers. Fun and Funky Knits is her first published crafts book.