It's September already and the weather is going to be getting colder .I love knitting at this time of year. The twenty to make is a fantastic range and the Knitted Wrist Warmers is a fantastic addition to the set. The patterns are easy to follow and are suitable for any knitter that has mastered the basics in knitting. This doesn't mean that they are simple looking. To read more of this blog and review follow the link:
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Knit yourself one of 20 pairs of stylish and practical wrist warmers with this unbeatably priced book. They're an easy and fashionable project for hand knitters of all abilities, help us stay cosy and look good right now!
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Wrist Warmers make brilliant gifts for Christmas, so why not knit them as stocking fillers? Or, update your winter look with several pairs in on-trend colours. There are plenty of styles to tempt you, published as part of the popular 20 to Make series from Search Press. All the patterns are practical, some are slightly whimsical and all are gorgeous. The best bit is though, they're all easy to knit. If you know someone who's just starting out, the book itself would make a great gift, along with a couple of balls of pretty wool.
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Now the 'Twenty to Make' series includes "Knitted Wrist Warmers" by Monica Russel. Maybe you call them finger-less gloves. Either one, you will like wearing them. You can run your errands without removing them. One less way to lose them. You retain all the mobility of digging through your purse, signing the bill, pumping gas...and they are pretty as well as warm.
They are easy and fast to knit on straight needles. Best of all you can use up your left-over yarn stash. Monica has designed the patterns to allow you to try out new stitches such as cables, bobbles and simple lace. Change up the colors, weight and textures and you will have embraced the latest trend in a few hours.
Try the 'Dainty Fair Isle', just three colors while looking harder than it is. They can even be knit for the man in your life with the right color scheme. "Playful" is thick and chunky with a fisherman knit look about them. The added rectangular button, adds tot he style.
Be careful: they are addicting. And, so are Monica's boot cuffs below. Here is a pair of easy wrist warmers to knit by Drops Designs for you to try. They are knit on straight needles. One pair and you will be hooked on them.
Another popular accessory is the 'boot cuff'. Whether you call them cuffs, hugs, toppers or covers "Twenty to Make, Knitted Boot Cuffs" by Monica Russel will help complete your outfit. This is still the fall/winter season's trend. If you are new to cuffs, it will only take for the weather to turn cooler before you notice women and girls wearing them. Check out the knitted boot cuff and Monica Russel on ravelry.
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