Forget frumpy worsted wools and tiny needles; here are the gorgeous, wearable styles youíve been looking for, with patterns that knit up so fast even inexperienced knitters can start a project on Saturday and wear it to work Monday morning. Made on big needles (sizes 9 - 36) and with a wide range of the chunky, luxurious new yarns that are now available, they couldnít be easier to create, or more fun to wear. The Yarn Girls have selected 30 of their most popular basic-but-beautiful projects in a range of must-have styles, from trendy funnel-necks and classic cardigans to sexy tanks. Each project includes pointers to ensure that the finished project will fit properly and look like a million bucks. There are also patterns for creating accessories such as hats and scarves, as well as something for the guys and cozy throws for the home. Each pattern is designed to reinforce the fundamentals of knitting and help tentative knitters gain confidence. Clearly illustrated sections on techniques, plus a glossary and the Yarn Girlsí helpful tips throughout, practically guarantee a successful outcome the very first time.