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[Read it!] Cozy Knits are Perfect for Winter

I’m a beginner knitter, and I love to knit up warm things to wear (and gift!) in the winter months. My favourite knits are big, cozy chunky knits. I’ve tried to wean myself off them by buying thinner, fancier yarns. Those yarns stay untouched and I always gravitate to my thicker yarns. Oh well! I’ve decided to embrace it with two new books filled with chunky, warm patterns.

big knits

In Big Knits, Big Needles, there are 20 different knitting projects. Are you a beginner like me? No problem! There’s a step by step tutorial section that teaches you all of the techniques you need to follow. This book is packed with sweaters, cardigans, hats, scarves and more. The photos are also awesome, and everything looks beautiful.

arm knitting

I’ve also decided that I want to learn how to arm knit! My friends have created some pretty cool looking blankets and comfy shawls with this technique. In Arm Knitting, you’ll become a pro in no time. These patterns knit of fast, and best of all require no needles! Choose from 30 different patterns and make scarves, bags and even wreaths! I’m excited to make some new projects this year! Which book would you pick?



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