|See all the projects in the book on Ravelry.|
The seventeen patterns include hats with matching scarves, cabled fingerless mitts, and a cabled bag.
Lucky Horseshoe Hand Warmers and am in the process knitting up a pair for myself, using Lisa Souza's Hardtwist Merino yarn in the Portsmout color.
These cute and cozy fingerless mitts are each knit in two pieces. The top part has the cable panel and goes on the back of the hand, and there is a bottom part that is all worked in ribbing and is seamed to the top part leaving an opening for the thumb.
The pattern is very easy to follow, with the instructions written out row-by-row—and it knits up a lot faster than I was expecting!
Kim has kindly offered to give away a free autographed copy of her book to one of my blog readers! If you'd like to win a copy, please leave a comment below and I will choose a winner randomly in a few days.
Expand Your Knitting Skills is available at JoAnn Fabrics, Michaels, Barnes and Noble, Leisure Arts and Amazon.com. Or, you can order a copy directly from Kim.
Leisure Arts is also offering it as an e-book.