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New library books

The following new knitting books are available at the Art, Music & Media Department of the Allen County Public Library.

•“ Knitting with the Color Guys: Inspiration, Ideas and Projects from the Kaffe Fassett Studio by Kaffe Fassett

Fassett is perhaps the most celebrated textile artist in the world today. Known for his mastery of color, he offers more than 30 vibrant knitting projects ranging from scarves to afghans.

•“ Stashbuster Knits: Tips, Tricks and 21 Beautiful Projects for Using Your Leftover Yarn by Melissa Leapman

Leapman offers step-by-step guidance on organizing and shopping your stash to inspire creative new knitting ideas and color combinations. She also provides 21 designs that no one would ever guess were made from odds and ends.

•“ Sweet Shawlettes: 25 Irresistible Patterns for Knitting Cowls, Capelets and More by Jean Moss

Grouped by style (country, couture, folk and vintage) and featuring gorgeous yarns of varying content, including wool, silk, cotton and sustainable fibers, knitters of all levels will find a lot to love.

•“ Loom Knitting: Scarves, Hats, Bags & More: 40 Simple and Snuggly No-Needle Designs for All Loom Knitters by Isela Phelps

Quick-and-easy inspiring projects for no-needle knitting – from glamorous shawls to cute and colorful baby mittens.

•“ Fairytale Knits by Katharina Ritter

Creating a complete fairy-tale wardrobe is a snap with this project guide of easy-to-make, enchanting knitted wearables.

– Allen County Public Library