Knitting is still one of the most popular needlecrafts and is a great way to make beautiful and original clothes and accessories. This book of specially commissioned designs for both fashion garments and home accessories has been created with the style-conscious in mind. Contemporary knits in beautiful yarns and subtle colors fill the pages of this inspirational book. Designs for a shawl, waistcoat, shrug, scarf and dress are just some of the very wearable pieces featured. Additionally, why not knit yourself a pretty blanket, a throw or a cushion cover for your home? All patterns have been thoroughly tested and give clear instructions with diagrams and charts where necessary. With a comprehensive introduction to the techniques of this beautiful craft, this book is your one-stop guide to knitting.