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Knits to share and care

Knits to share and care

Allt, Gerard

Throughout history knitters have responded to those in need, from bonnets for Victorian orphans to blankets for disaster relief appeals. This book provides contemporary, fashionable patterns for those individuals and knitting groups who want to continue this tradition

Paperback, Book. English.
Published Cincinnati, Ohio; Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 2008
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    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    9926865615 General Non-Fiction 746.432 Adult Non-Fiction Available

Details

Statement of responsibility: Gerard Allt
ISBN: 0715330152, 9780715330159
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: 144 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.
Subject: Knitting Patterns.

Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. 1. Bounty for Babies - Preemie cap, Blanket of Love, Tiny tot's jumper, Angel of innocence gown, Bootees, Hats and Mittens, A comforting bear
  3. 2. Treats for Kids and Teens - Red-hot chilli scarf, Scratch-free jumper, Slipper socks, Emoticon gloves, Happy hat
  4. 3. For Women to Treasure - Shawl of good wishes, Stride out in socks, Mama's cover-up, Heart-warming jumper, Socks for diabetics, Modular scarf for good hair days and bad, Succour with a scarf, Gloves across the ocean, Luxurious hat and mittens set, Eco-friendly tote bag, Arm warmers that cover up with care
  5. 4. For Men to Prize - Sailor's watch cap, Jumper, Socks for soldiers, Gardener's scarf, Braile gloves, Hats for the homeless, Fastest scarf ever knitted for man
  6. 5. Bringing Care Home - Soft lap blanket for the elderly, Recycled swatch blanket for the homeless, Positive pillow to bring good messages, Aromatherapy herb pillows,.

Author note

Gerard Allt and Craig Carruthers are the founders of the 'I Knit' group (www.iknit.org.uk), which was the leading light behind the recent wateraid.org knitting project. They hold regular knitting meetings and classes, as well as running the 'I Knit' shop in London.

Description

Explore the spiritual side of craft and share the fruits of your skills with over 30 stylish knitted projects designed especially for donation. Throughout history, knitters have responded to those in need, from bonnets for Victorian orphans to blankets for disaster relief appeals. "Knits to Share and Care" provides contemporary, fashionable patterns for those individuals and knitting groups who want to continue this tradition.Craft caring gifts for strangers or friends, those who are suffering in some way through illness, stress, or changes in their life, and anyone who needs cheering up with a cosy, comforting knitted treat. With easy-to-follow patterns and delightful original colour diagrams, knitters will enjoy creating these special gifts designed with the specific needs of the recipient in mind.