Coffeehouse Knits: Knitting Patterns and Essays with Robust Flavor (Hardcover)

Coffeehouse Knits: Knitting Patterns and Essays with Robust Flavor By Kerry Bogert (Editor) Cover Image
By Kerry Bogert (Editor)
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Description


The jolt of inspiration every knitter needs!

Inspired by the ritual of sipping and stitching, Coffeehouse Knits is a stimulating collection of knitwear with an extra shot of something special. Whether you're joining friends at the coffee shop for community knitting or you're home enjoying the first cup of the day, perk up your knitting with:

   • 20 patterns that range in skill level from advanced beginner to intermediate--macchiato to espresso.
   • Simple touches evoke the idea of everyone's favorite drink, from steaming swirls around a sweater yoke to coffee bean inspired motifs.
   • Stirring essays from knitters explore community, connection, and caffeine.
Pour yourself another cup and settle in with Coffeehouse Knits.

Praise For…


"Here's a knitting book that has it all: a clever, overarching theme; a wide variety of good-looking projects; easily understood instructions, and beautiful illustrations... A pretty much perfect craft book." ~Booklist, starred review

"Reading through the essays and the patterns I feel like I am transported to the local coffee shop, sitting with other knitting friends... You can work on the smaller or easier projects the next time you meet up with friends or take along a more challenging project and work together to figure out the finer details." ~Marly Bird

"Alongside the patterns are essays by some of the patterns creators telling how they became knitters or what knitting communities mean to them." ~Sascha Darlington

"The photos are beautiful and definitely evoke a coffee house feeling. The essays throughout the book were a nice complement to the patterns and enjoyable to read." ~Read or To Read

"Coffeehouse Knits blends together two of my favourite things--coffee and knitting... I am in love with so many of the patterns and find them stylish and wearable." ~Girlsound

"If you're a beginner knitter who is ready to start reading and following your first real pattern, and you want designs that are wearable, choose this book." ~Caryn's Beach Reads

"...[T]he patterns look well written, with clear directions and charts and really, the items are gorgeous." ~Give Me a Book

"The authors evoke a warm coffeehouse oozing with friendship and wooly knitting projects. This would be a nice gift book for the knitters in your life." ~Cincy Coe, Sycamore Cove

"The instructions are clear and concise and the photos gorgeous--knitter of any level will enjoy this book and make amazing knits to wear in and out of the coffeehouse." ~Janet's Book Corner, Librarian

"Coffeehouse Knits is full of classic patterns that will be in style for many years to come... A selection of sweaters, mitts, mittens, hats, scarves, shawls and cowls in yarn that your fingers will itch to touch will have knitters of all experience levels eager to cast on." ~Michelle Ogden, Librarian
 
"Love everything in this book. The cowls are great and the marshmallow tee looks doable." ~Sandy Borel, Bookworm of Edwards

"This is a lovely selection of patterns, ranging from accessories to garments, with plenty of textural interest. Several of the patterns are good for the next step up from beginner; most knitters will find something to love in this book." ~Jen Moore, Librarian

"A truly delicious collection of knitwear. This is a highly inspirational book, suitable for all abilities." ~Beverley Crofts, Educator

"I love this book!! The patterns are all beautiful and seem easily knittable." ~Lauren Straub, Librarian

"This is a fun book of knitting patterns named for coffeehouse drinks... Instructions are clear and pictures, diagrams, and charts are provided." ~Linda Van Sistine-Yost, Librarian

"Wonderful collection of knitting patterns and essays centered around the topic of coffee/coffeehouse." ~Julia Guttzeit, Educator

"No matter where you want to knit or what you prefer to drink, there's going to be something in here that will call to you. Having a selection of not-so-difficult knits that look more impressive than a barista's latte art." ~Denise Murray, Librarian

"This book is stunning. The photography is drool-worthy and the patterns are gorgeous (I literally want to make them all)." ~Jenn Milano, Librarian

"Coffeehouse Knits is fabulous... Each pattern has a coffeehouse inspired name and what makes this book unique is that there are personal essays written by knitters scattered throughout the book." ~Shannon Tong, Educator


Product Details
ISBN: 9781632506597
ISBN-10: 1632506599
Publisher: Interweave
Publication Date: March 19th, 2019
Pages: 144
Language: English