With knitting touted as the new yoga, it comes as no surprise that everyone is picking up a pair of needles - from A-list celebrities to cosmopolitan hipsters to trendy teenagers. Whether you're a first-time knitter or a stitch maven, there is nothing more gratifying than stitching up hand-made gifts for yourself and friends - especially stylish accessories which require little investment in time or yarn. From a Boho-chic shoulder bag to whimsical striped leg warmers to a sophisticated hat, Fun & Funky Knitting brims with thirty hip and edgy designs geared towards young crafters. If you're new to the subject, a basics section teaches you the essentials such as casting on and off and knit and purl. Moreover, each design is accompanied by full-colour photography and easy-to-follow instructions to make the knitting process a breeze.