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Sock Knitting Master Class: Innovative Techniques + Patterns From Top Designers

Interweave, 2013

With patterns divided into two sections by top-down and toe-up construction, Sock Knitting Master Class explores techniques, such as cables, twisted stitches, lace, stranded colorwork, entrelac, shadow knitting, and intarsia worked in the round. You'll discover inventive ways to start and end socks, shape heels and toes, and knit soles. With Sock Knitting Master Class , you?ll be knitting like the pros in no time! Sock Knitting Master Class ...


The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques
Margaret Radcliffe

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2008

Imagine a softly striped crib blanket knit in the comforting colors of the nursery. Or a sophisticated cashmere wrap featuring rich jewel tones that set off a favorite black dress. Knitting teacher and author Margaret Radcliffe presents a world of color techniques in a single comprehensive reference that you'll consult every time two or more yarn colors are in play. Stitchers of every ability level will love the color-combining methods and ...


Abby Carnelia's One and Only Magical Power
David Pogue, Antonio Javier Caparo

Square Fish, 2014

One day, Abby Carnelia, ordinary sixth grader, realizes she has a magical power. Okay, it’s not a fancy one: she can make a hard-boiled egg spin by tugging on her ears. But it’s the only one she has, and it’s enough to launch her into an adventure where she meets a host of kids with similarly silly powers, becomes a potential guinea pig for a drug company, and hatches a daring plan for escape. Kids will be dying to unearth their own ...


A Cross Stitcher's Oriental Odyssey
Joan Elliott

David & Charles, 2001

American artist Joan Elliot has found inspiration in the colours and serenity of the Far East. Her wonderful designs have been skillfully adapted for cross stitching by American kit company Design Works Crafts. While some of the featured designs are already available as kits, many are exclusive to this book. Three of the most beautiful designs portray women in kimonos Grace, Beauty and Wisdom - echoing the art of the Japanese print. While these ...


A Bravo Christmas Wedding (Harlequin Special Edition\The Bravo Royales)
Christine Rimmer

Harlequin, 2014

LOVE ON THE RANGE?  Princess Aurora Bravo-Calabretti is wishing for a mountain man this Christmas! But her most unroyal crush—rancher Walker McKellan—insists that they remain "just friends." Now he's her round-the-clock bodyguard while she is the maid of honor at her cousin's holiday wedding. Rory can't resist this Colorado cowboy…but she wishes she was walking down the aisle to meet Walker at the altar!  Both the best man to the groom ...


Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches
Mary Thomas, Jan Eaton

Trafalgar Square Books, 1998

First published in 1934, Mary Thomas' book has long been a favorite of novice and experienced embroiderers alike. Updated by Jan Eaton, it pictures and describes over 400 embroidery stitches arranged by usage, ranging from basic outline and border stitches to more complex detached-filling and pulled-fabric stitches. This is an outstanding reference book that will enable all needle-workers to master the art of embroidery.


Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Laura Hillenbrand

Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2014

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE •  Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had carried him to the Berlin Olympics. But when World War II began, the athlete became an airman, embarking on a ...


Wool 5 - The Stranded (Silo series)

Broad Reach Publishing, 2012

In July of 2011, a short story named WOOL was quietly released into the vast wilds of the Kindle Store. I never marketed this novelette; I failed to mention it on my website. What happened next was remarkable: People started reading it, and reviewing it, and talking about it. There was never any intention to create a series. It wasn't until the demand for "more" became so great that I launched into the next four books, each one growing longer ...


The Handbook of Silk Ribbon Embroidery
Ann Cox

Search Press, 2009

A handbook containing everything you need to know about embroidering with silk ribbons.


Survivors (Stranded)
Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts

Puffin, 2013

Sequel to the New York Times bestseller STRANDED and TRIAL BY FIRE!  As seen on The Today Show, Rachael Ray, and Kelly and Michael. From the Emmy-Award winning host of Survivor , Jeff Probst with Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life co-author Chris Tebbetts comes a fantastic family adventure series! Eleven days down, and no end in sight. How long could YOU survive? It’s been days since Buzz, Vanessa, Carter and Jane ...


Art Nouveau Cross Stitch
Barbara Hammet

David & Charles Publishers, 2002

Recognisable designs from famous turn of the century artists are cleverly translated into fabulous cross stitch patterns. The Japanese-influenced Bamboo, Blossom and Birds by Tiffany glows from a needlework box, and Chartes Rennie Mackintosh's classic stylised rose appears on elegant cushions, a rose lady picture and trinket pot lids. Other projects feature Walter Crane's delightful flower ladies worked as a set of pictures and Alphonse Mucha's ...


Celtic cross stitch
Gail Lawther

Readers Digest, 1997

Celtic Cross Stitch takes inspiration from a wide variety of Celtic designs and explores the challenges of transferring them to patterns for counted cross stitch. Here are 30 fully detailed and charted projects, ranging from simple cards and pictures to a stunning rug and an embroidered border for an heirloom christening gown. Knotwork, key, and spiral designs are featured together with animal, plant and human forms. In addition a separate ...


Terence A. Brown

Wiley-Liss, 1999

Responding to the immense changes due to recent development in research, Genomes is the first in a generation of molecular genetics books which combine standard molecular biology with more contemporary genomics. This book focuses on genome organization, expression, replication, and evolution, and includes a description of applications for molecular ecology and anthropology, reflecting the impact of genome biology on other fields of study.


The Cowboy's Destiny (The Cash Brothers Book 4)

Harlequin American Romance, 2014

IT WAS FATE…  Destiny Saunders is tough, but being left at the altar makes even the toughest gals do some strange things. When she stumbles upon a stranded cowboy—Buck Owens Cash, the best thing to arrive in Lizard Gulch, Arizona, in a long time—she arranges things so they can have a little fun before he rides off into the sunset. The sexy, shapely auto mechanic is just one surprise after another, so Buck plays along to see what will ...


Stumpwork Embroidery: A Collection Of Fruits, Flowers & Insects For Contemporary Raised Embroidery
Jane Nicholas

Sally Milner Publishing, 1996

“An unusual, almost do-it-yourself guide...Nicholas gives instructions to complete all parts of the embroidery, covering materials and equipment, more than 45 individual elements...and some nearly 20 projects...a 35-stitch glossary is included...every possible theme can be realized.” — Booklist. “A treasure for broadening needlework skills and inspiring imagination in stitches.” — The Cloth Doll.


STRANDED: A Novel, 2014

First they had to survive the island … then each other … then their rescuer. All Marine Corps reservist Jake Chalmers wants is to give his dying wife a last, romantic cruise to the Philippines. Unable to save her in a mass murder aboard ship, he washes ashore a jungle island, where he discovers three other survivors. Heartbroken that he failed to save his wife, he is determined not to fail these helpless castaways. Federal ...


Stranded with the Rancher (Love Inspired LP)
Tina Radcliffe

Love Inspired, 2014

The Doctor and the Cowboy  Stranded at single father Dan Gallagher's ranch during a Colorado blizzard, Dr. Beth Rogers is counting the days till the roads are clear. She can't wait to leave for her exciting new life in New York. But suddenly the big-city doctor is delivering babies in log cabins, helping to feed newborn calves and teaching Dan's little girl to play hymns on the piano. No-nonsense Beth even throws a snowball or two at the ...


Prisoners of Katrina: Stranded at Work in New Orleans Parish Prison
Gavin S. Johnson

BookSurge Publishing, 2007

This is the unbelieveable inside account of what happened inside Orleans Parish Prison's House of Detention in the agonizing aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. You get the story first-hand: rising floodwaters, rioting prisoners, raging fires and violence. In this heart-wrenching ordeal Gavin Johnson shows courage and grace in getting his 83 year-old father to safety. It is the chronicle of a devastating disaster yet it is a redemptive tale of great ...


A-Z of Silk Ribbon Flowers
Ann Cox

Search Press, 2009

Perfect for beginners, this project guide features step-by-step instructions and stunning close-up photography for more than 30 flowers designs in a wide variety of styles. A comprehensive tutorial on techniques covers all of the basic skills needed to make beautiful ribbon flowers, including how to handle and work with ribbon, transfer a design to fabric using a template, and paint ribbons and backgrounds to achieve different effects. Each ...


Single Man Meets Single Mom (The Barrington Trilogy Book 2)

Harlequin Desire, 2014

From player to…daddy?  Hollywood agent Ian Schaffer could have his pick of gorgeous women. So he's totally thunderstruck by the intensity of his attraction to horse trainer Cassie Barrington. The single mom, with her luscious curves and unadorned beauty, is so much hotter than the bombshells he's used to. But it's her vulnerability and passion that the jaded player finds utterly irresistible—and that sets off alarm bells, because Ian's as ...



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