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Custom Shawls for the Curious and Creative Knitter

Kate Atherley - Abrams
Format: Paperback

A knitting sourcebook full of patterns and techniques for making shawls and wraps with ease Kate Atherley and Kim McBrien Evans aim to equip adventurous knitters with the skills to knit and create shawls and wraps of all shapes and sizes and to help them forge their own shawl-knitting...
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Crochet Impkins: Over a million possible combinations! Yes, really!

Megan Lapp - Stackpole Books
Format: Paperback

Enter the world of the reclusive yet mischievous Impkins!I'm sure you have seen them out of the corner of your eye from time to time, racing from hiding place to nook or cranny - odd little creatures of stitch and stuffing, of endless variety in form and manner. In these pages, you will...
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Watercolor Success in Four Steps: 150 Skill-Building Projects to Paint

Marina Bakasova - Design Originals
Format: Paperback

Just four simple steps and no experience needed!4 step technique to painting a variety of subjects with watercolor150 painting projects include fruits, vegetables, fashion accessories, sea animals, flowers, household items, and moreBeginner-friendly visual instructions, with tried-and-true...
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Woodworking: Techniques, Tools, Projects, and Everything You Need to Know

Vicenc Gilbert - Skyhorse
Format: Paperback

Become a woodworking master with this all-encompassing reference! This practical manual, both for the person who is attracted to the subject of workshop carpentry and one for someone is beginning in this subject, is the essential reference for learning and honing your woodworking and carpentry...
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Easy Wood Carving for Children: Fun Whittling Projects for Adventurous Kids

Frank Egholm - Floris Books
Format: Paperback

Looking for an outdoor hobby to engage your children and encourage them to be crafty and creative? Wood carving is not only easy to learn and fun to do, but almost everything you need to get started can be found for free -- right outside your door! Together you can craft a tumbling tower...
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John F. Kennedy: The Life and Death of a US President

CHARLOTTE MONTAGUE - Chartwell Books
Format: Hardcover

The year 2017 is the centenary of the birth of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States (1961-1963) and the youngest man ever elected to the office. Sworn in as president on January 20, 1961, the famous patriotic words of his inaugural address come ringing down through...
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The Beekeeper's Handbook

Diana Sammataro - Comstock Publishing Associates; fifth edition
Format: Paperback

Diana Sammataro and Alphonse Avitabile have created the best single-volume guide to the hobby and profession of beekeeping. The Beekeeper's Handbook provides step-by-step instructions for setting up an apiary, handling bees, and working throughout the season to maintain a healthy colony...
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The Big Book of Happy Crafts: 24 Creative Projects to Infuse Your World with Style, Personality & Fun

Lucia Mallea - Better Day Books
Format: Hardcover

Let's get crafty! Join internationally renowned artist and content creator Lucia Mallea on a fun and colorful crafting journey through 24 stylish projects. From stunning paper flowers and cheerful party decorations to DIY home décor and even stylish fashion accessories, you'll...
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Quilling: 20 Beautiful Designs

Sena Runa - GMC Publications
Format: Paperback

Following on from the success of her first book, Sena Runa presents a brand new collection of exciting projects to make. As in her first book, there are plenty of designs that will appeal to the complete beginner, but there are also some more challenging designs for readers that want to build...
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Anyone Can Whittle!: Carve Wood, Soap, Golf Balls & More in 35 Easy Projects (Fox Chapel Publishing) Beginner-Friendly Guide to Whittling with Full-Size Patterns, Step-by-Step Illustrations, and More

Editors of Woodcarving Illustrated - Fox Chapel Publishing
Format: Paperback

Learn how to whittle with everyday items and one knife!Beginner-friendly guide to whittling that provides skill-building overviews and projects and also incorporates mixed media35 whittling projects from easy to advanced with full-size patterns that are small and portable for on-the-go...
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