We’re giving away 50 books and a sampling of the Comfort yarns used throughout Comfort Knitting & Crochet: Afghans. Enter here to WIN one of these beautiful books! Deadline - midnight (EST) March 25, 2010
We interrupt the parade of new spring garments to bring you a shining new star in the Berroco family: Comfort
Knitting & Crochet: Afghans, a stunning book from Norah Gaughan, Margery Winter and the Berroco Design Team. It was made in conjunction with the venerable publishing house Stewart, Tabori and Chang and photographed by Thayer Allyson Gowdy (who also photographed Norah’s Knitting
What can you expect from this book? Filled with more than 50 singular designs,
this sturdy softcover book is flush with inspiring settings and clear photographs.
Each afghan has a detailed introduction with fascinating peeks into the
design thought process. Evenly divided between knit and crochet, this book
has something to offer every crafter and every aesthetic—all for $19.95
(US)/$25.95 (CAN). The entire collection was created using the Comfort family of yarns: Berroco Comfort®, Berroco Comfort® DK and Berroco Comfort® Chunky. The soft, machine-washable
blend is a natural choice for items that are meant to be used for many
years. With almost 100 shades to choose from, no one’s decor will be unmatchable. Find this book at a yarn shop.
Crochet especially lends itself to home decor projects. With a hook you can whip up an airy lace throw like Lucy that lets light shine through or firm fabric that invites embroidered surface design as in Marrakesh. Have fun with geometry with the kaleidoscopic Stella or revisit the granny square with the modern Square