Last-Minute Afghans: Quick-knit designs from Annie's
Last-Minute Afghans includes color photos of each afghan, along with clear instructions and easy-to-follow charts. Each project can be adjusted in size by creating more or fewer motifs, as each afghan is made in smaller pieces and then sewn together.
The afghans are quick-to-knit in a variety of styles, including lace, intarsia and cables. The patterns are written in the easy through intermediate skill levels using super bulky yarns or double strands of yarn.
Rena Stevens, a retired college professor, is the designer of the book's projects. She sold her first knitted design in 1988, and since then has sold more than 150 designs and authored 15 books.
Kara Gott Warner is the book's editor. She joined the Annie's editorial team in 2010 as the executive editor for the company's entire line of knitting publications. She is also the editor of Creative Knitting magazine.
Annie's is well known to crafters for its print and digital magazines, pattern books and other related products, sold primarily by mail and through websites and catalogs. All Annie's knitting books include a stitch guide and a list of abbreviations to assist needlecrafters at every experience level in creating the book's projects.
Knitters can visit the Annie's catalog website at AnniesCatalog.com for information about additional books, magazines, pattern booklets, kits and other products.
DRG (DRGnetwork.com) is part of the third-generation Muselman family business headquartered in Berne, Ind., near Fort Wayne. It is comprised of two divisions: Annie's and Strategic Fulfillment Group (SFG).
Annie's (Annies-Publishing.com) is well known to crafters and nostalgia buffs for its print and digital magazines, pattern books and other related products, sold primarily via mail, websites and catalogs.
SFG (StrategicFulfillment.com) provides state-of-the-art fulfillment and database marketing services out of a 140,000-square-foot facility in East Texas.
The Muselman business began in 1925 with the founding of Economy Printing Concern in Berne. EP Graphics, as it is known today, is still owned by the Muselman family. It specializes in high-quality, four-color web printing for catalogs and magazines.