Knitty Gritty Knits (DIY): 25 Fun & Fabulous Projects

Knitty Gritty Knits (DIY): 25 Fun & Fabulous Projects

by Vickie Howell
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Knitty Gritty Knits (DIY): 25 Fun & Fabulous Projects by Vickie Howell

In this stylish new collection, based on DIY Network’s popular TV show, Knitty Gritty, Vickie Howell gives knitters something fresh and exciting to sink their needles into, with great techniques and cool projects for all levels.Well-known personalities, including Melissa Leapman, Melanie Falick, and Iris Schreier, offer their creative input with a variety of hip designs: red-hot ponchos, trendy shrugs, an eyelet-stitch skirt, funky leg warmers, a chenille tank top for teens, and even an iPod case and a wire bracelet. These famous guests also share their secrets for doing reversible knitting, working with color, using novelty yarns, and much more. All techniques are demonstrated with numerous photographs and colorful illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781579909161
Publisher: Lark Books NC
Publication date: 01/28/2007
Series: DIY Network Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

VICKIE HOWELL is a self-proclaimed crafty grrrl. In an effort to mobilize the feminist-based knitting movement, she founded successful chapters of the irreverent but socially conscious knitting group Stitch ’n Bitch in Los Angeles and Austin. Vickie was the host of DIY’s Knitty Gritty and has written three books for Sterling and one for Lark: New Knits on the Block; Not Another Teen Knitting Book; Knit Aid; and Pop Goes Crochet!.

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Knitty Gritty Knits (DIY): 25 Fun & Fabulous Projects 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
It would be easier to substitute yarn if we knew exactly what we were substituting for. Descriptions of the yarn type are not quite enough for me. Give me a picture of a strand of yarn at least!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I absolutely love the the books and the show! I record and rewatch the episodes extremely often. The patterns are fun and trendy. Which is exactly what I love since I don't have the time to do an extremely complicated piece. It's tons of fun to anyone who's looking for a great book of knitting patterns.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Someone gave this book to me, and just like the show, the patterns are awful. It amazes me that this show, with funding from the DIY network, consistently comes up with the most gag-awful patterns and projects. If you're looking for a beginning knitting book, stick with Stitch'n'bitch-- THE ORIGINAL. SNB Nation went off into la la land also. I will be truly happy when publishers start giving us books with stylish patterns, rather than assuming we're all a bunch of rasta pom-pom lovers (what the heck is up with the eyelash yarn? Puke!)