Weekend Hats - Cecily Glowik MacDonald & Melissa LaBarre

Weekend Hats

By Cecily Glowik MacDonald & Melissa LaBarre

  • Release Date: 2012-12-11
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Description

Take this convenient book anywhere and embrace the hottest head-turning fashion accessory: the knitted hat.
 
The clever designs of Weekend Hats will have enthusiastic knitters everywhere rejoicing in year-round hat style. Cecily Glowik MacDonald and Melissa LaBarre have brought you the best in designer knit hat patterns, all in one beautiful and fun-loving collection.
 
Included are 25 clever variations on caps, berets, beanies, cloches, hats, toques, tams, and snoods ranging from feminine to sporty. This collection of unique designs makes knitting a picture-perfect hat easy-to-do, offering the best in contemporary style and customized techniques. There are contributions from top-notch designers including Jared Flood, Connie Chang Chinchio, Kate Gagnon Osborn, Courtney Kelley, Kristen TenDyke, Cirila Rose, and more, plus expert advice appropriate for a variety of skill levels, with special attention paid to exploring cables, lace, color, and texture. Tips and tricks teach readers how to maximize the use of specialty yarns and accessories to add a little panache to your designs. All the designs in Weekend Hats are ideal projects for travel, gifts, or sneaking in between larger knit projects. With the guidance of this expert knitting team, you’ll learn everything you need to know to master both the styling and technical aspects of creating distinctive knitted hats.
 
Whether you’re interested in comfort, style, or just knitting enjoyment and endless ideas, Weekend Hats is your all-in-one resource for creating want-to-wear knitted caps.
 
“The hats are cute, clever, fun, fashionable—all with texture, character, and whimsy.” —Booklist
 
“As varied and tantalizing as you’d expect from the high-class contributors.” —Yarn Market News
 
“Texture, colorwork, lace—whatever you most love to knit or have wanted to dabble in, you’ll find it here. The variety of the designs is huge.” —Knitty.com