Sometimes when you realize you need a new hat or mittens--It's going to be freezing tomorrow and I'm going hiking! It's my best friend's birthday and I don't have a gift!--you need it NOW! This is the book you can turn to again and again for just the right pattern, knowing that every project in it can be completed in a matter of minutes or hours. Designed for maximum style in minimum time, the knits in this book were created with busy knitters in mind. From twisty mitts to a family hat, a cozy alpaca scarf to cozy ribbed leg warmers, and a cable pattern that can be adapted to make wrist warmers, mitts, a headband, or a hat, you will have a quick pattern for every knitted essential in just this one book.