A little luxury goes a long way! Discover the treasures you can knit from single skeins of the expensive yarns you dream about. More than 100 patterns include elegant wraps and scarves, cuddly baby blankets, evening bags, and dozens of other projects destined to become cherished heirlooms. Indulge yourself with a small sampling of creamy cashmere, lustrous alpaca, seductive silk, exotic soy, or organic linen. The softest fibers make the greatest treasures, even in small doses.
Knitters have spoken! Single-skein projects are all the rage because they're portable, fun, quick to finish, and the perfect answer to that stash of orphan yarns. Already, Judith Durant's "One-Skein" series has delighted knitters everywhere with fabulous single-skein patterns contributed by yarn shops and noted knitwear designers.Now, "Luxury Yarn One-Skein Wonders", the third book in this popular series, brings indulgence to the one-skein concept! The newest one-skein patterns are the most decadent yet, featuring the most sumptuous yarns on the market - from snuggle-worthy cashmere to the lustrous alpaca to the eco-friendly soy, corn, and bamboo yarns.Contributors include designers, yarn manufacturers, and well-known knitting and crocheting teachers. Like previous One-Skein books, "Luxury Yarn One-Skein Wonders" features two-colour illustrations throughout, as well as a full-colour photo gallery of projects.Patterns include baby items, personal accessories, toys, and garments - from an adorable baby sweater knit from merino and bamboo to beaded cashmere socks.
Not only are these projects fun and fast, they offer knitters a great excuse to pick up several skeins (really now, no one can buy just one!) of to-die-for yarns.