30 Min-Knits

30 Min-Knits

What Can You Do in Half an Hour or Less?

By Carol Meldrum

Barron's Educational Series, Paperback, 9781438001296, 128pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2012

This book was written for super-busy people who love to knit but never seem to have enough time to devote to their projects. Author Carol Meldrum's quick-fix designs can be completed in literally 30 minutes or less, giving knitters something to do on boring train trips, or while waiting for the pot roast to come out of the oven. Projects include--
Wallets, Purses and Pouches--for cell phone, cameras, and more Accessories--including neckties and beaded wire earrings Whimsies--including a coffee mug cozy, a teacup pin cushion, a Christmas tree decoration Hats and Headbands--loop-the-loop earmuffs, a gingham hair band, and more For Little People--booties, mittens, finger puppets, and more
Knitters will find easy-to-follow instructions, tips on yarns, and directions for making interesting stitches that add a touch of variety to many projects. More than 100 diagrams and illustrations

About the Author
Carol Meldrum was taught to knit, crochet, and sew at a young age by her mother and grandmother. She has worked within the textile industry as a designer for many high street fashion outlets as well as at the internationally renowned hand-knit label, Rowan. Her unique take on all things textile can be found online at www.beatknit.com and in select boutiques in Scotland. As a teacher, she hopes that the skills handed down to her from past generations will inspire others to produce new and exciting projects today.