'Our prediction for the next big thing in knitting.' --Mollie Makes, October 2012
'The collection of 20 garments and accessories not only teaches the basics of the craft but will also make the newbie knitter the envy of all her fashionable friends.' --Knitting Magazine, Autumn 2012
'Learn to Knit, Love to Knit has some stunning vintage-inspired colour projects for beginners.' --Image Interiors & Living, September 2012
'Anna Wilkinson's debut book, Learn to Knit, Love to Knit, is perfect for anyone who's looking to pick up the needles for the first time. Anna takes you through all the stitches in simple step-by-step, then helps you practise with her then 'Learn to Knit' designs, which use only the most basic techniques. Then, as your confidence grows, you can move onto other projects which involve more advance stitches.' --Crafts Beautiful, November 2012
About the Author
Anna Wilkinson is a leading designer within the new, young knitting pack. A recent Textile Design graduate from Winchester School of Art, in 2009 Anna was awarded the coveted Gold in the Knitted Textile Awards by the UK Handknitting Association for her collection of vintage-inspired hand knits. Although influenced by traditional hand-knitting techniques, Anna's knitwear designs are characterised by exceptionally flattering garment shapes enlivened with quirky combinations of colour and pattern. Her knitted creations have already won her great critical acclaim and respect within the knitwear industry. When not designing garments, she also works for an internationally renowned London print studio sourcing and designing fabric and knitwear samples for major fashion houses, including Ralph Lauren and Paul Smith.