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Mug cosies are a new and growing trend in home knitting, and are arguably the most stylish way to keep your hot drinks hot. Now you can knit them quickly and easily using the simple patterns in this book. There are 20 'mug hugs' to choose from and 20 alternative colourways, ranging in style from traditional to contemporary, fun and funky to cute and homely. All the designs can be easily adapted to match your home style or colour scheme, or to complement your favourite set of coffee cups. They make fantastic gifts too for special friends and relatives, or indeed anyone you share a coffee with regularly. And why not make a personalised one for each member of your knitting or sewing group, book club or staff room? The mug hugs are very quick and easy to make, and can be knitted up in an hour or two from scraps and oddments of wool. They are suitable for knitters of all abilities, and an ideal starting point for adults and children who are just learning to knit.
About the Author
Val Pierce's passion for knitting began when her father taught her to knit at the age of five. Later in life she began home knitting for yarn manufacturers, and since then she has made a huge range of items, from evening dresses to teddy bears. She later began designing items of her own, and before long Val's designs were appearing regularly in national knitting and crochet magazines. She also teaches knitting, as well as a range of other needlecrafts, to both adults and children. Val lives and works in Shropshire. www.crossedneedles.co.uk
Table of Contents
20 fantastic designs and 20 colourful alternatives
Easy-to-follow knitting patterns
Stylish and fun to make
What People are Saying About This
"Mug cozies are new, a growing trend in home knitting and arguably the most stylish way to keep your drinks hot." Machine Knitting Monthly
"Embellishments abound, from buttons to beads and embroidered motifs, while other designs challenge you to knit the adornments yourselfideal for using up yarn remnants." Simply Knitting