Handknit Holidays
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Handknit Holidays

Handknit Holidays

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By Melanie Falick

For seasonal knitters everywhere who relish celebrations in December, whether it is Christmas, Hanukkah, or simply Winter Solstice, with short days and long nights, this book was created with these occasions in mind. It brings together an eclectic collection of more than 50 original gifts, decorations, and garments by top designers in the United States and abroad. With fresh ideas and new traditions, these projects provide inspiration for the special winter season and year-round. Knitters of all levels will find delight in colorful ornaments, funky and classic Christmas stockings, a wire-and-bead menorah, sparkly ribbon scarves, gift bags, and a range of super-quick projects for the last-minute holiday rush. Why not try a poncho and matching dog sweater for the classiest dog-walker and friend on the block? A few grand projects are included such as an aran tree skirt, patchwork afghan, lace shawl, and so much more, including short essays on the origin of the Christmas stocking, knitting for charity, the meaning of the winter solstice, plus strategies for finishing holiday knitting "on schedule"! Truly beautiful photographs are found on every page. Hardcover. 184 pages. STC Craft/ A Melanie Falick Book, 2005.

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