The best of science fiction, manga, and animaguiri meets knit one, purl two as knit siren Joan of Dark offers up an out-of-this-world assortment of knitting nerdiness inside Knits for Nerds. The patterns for 30 iconic clothing and accessory items inspired by popular TV shows, books, films, & comics, including Star Trek, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, and Firefly, are presented with full-color photographs
You'll find Princess Leia's braids in a hat, Lt Uhura's sexy Star Trek minidress, Hobbit feet slippers, Firefly-inspired scarf, socks, hat, and jacket, Tank Girl socks, Hermione Granger's secret beaded bag, Manga-inspired leg warmers, and the Lord of the Rings "Light of Earendil" shrug
In addition to a wardrobe of costume finery, hobbyists will also find instructions for practical projects such as an e-reader cover or a laptop bag crafted of checkered fabric that serves double-duty as a chessboard and carryall, as well as patterns for plush toys inspired by Star Trek, robots, and the comic book Squee! Wear (and knit!) your nerdiness on your sleeve with Knits for Nerds.