About the Author
Carri Hammett is a prolific author who got her start by designing for customers in the yarn shop she opened in 2002. She loves to collaborate with both readers and customers as together they express their love of knitting and expand their knitting knowledge and skill. She lives in Chanhassen, MN and is the writer of several books including Scarves and Shawls for Yarn Lovers, Knitting 101, and In a position, Set, Knit Cables.
The knitting trend is being fueled by wonderful new yarns like ribbon, frizzy, eyelash, and metallic. This books presents easy knit patterns that profit from these impossible to resist novelty and decorative yarns. Knitters will learn the secrets of combining colors and textures even as creating stunning accessories very quickly. Each project has variations showing how different yarns will totally change the look. The easy knit stitches and techniques are taught step-by-step with photographs. During, a yarn expert shares her tips to make knitting more enjoyable and successful. It is for both beginning knitters, who regularly start with scarves and will love this way to take their craft to the next level, and experienced knitters, who are all yarn addicts!