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Book Review: Scarves in the Round

  Book: Scarves in the Round: 25 Knitted Infinity Scarves, Neck Warmers, Cowls, and Double-Warm Tube Scarves Author: Heather Walpole Since I’m moderating the neck things group for the Ravelry Gift-a-Long, I’ve been thinking about neck things a lot. So, today seems like the perfect time to post about a new book I received, Scarves in the Round: 25 Knitted …

Book Review: Extreme Double-Knitting by Alasdair Post-Quinn

Book: Extreme Double Knitting Author: Alasdair Post-Quinn List Price Hardcopy:$26.95 Electronic File:$16.95 Whenever I become interested in a new knitting technique, I start hunting around for the appropriate book or books. Generally, I wind up with 4 or 5 books, each of which sheds a little bit of light on the subject, but misses something else entirely. There are a …

Book Review & Giveaway: Shaping Shawls by Anna Dalvi

Book: Shaping Shawls Author: Anna Dalvi List Price Hardcopy:$26.95 Electronic File:$16.95 Shaping Shawls provides the logistics of shawl shaping without being overwhelming. Anna Dalvi explains how to analyze lace patterns and shape 10 styles of shawl: 2 styles of rectangular shawls, 2 styles of square shawls, and 6 types of triangular shawl. Each construction style has a written description of …

Book Review: The Knitter’s Handbook: Essential Skills and Helpful Hints from Knitter’s Magazine

Book Review: The Knitter’s Handbook: Essential Skills and Helpful Hints from Knitter’s Magazine List Price: $19.95 Zinio Price: $9.95 The Knitter’s Handbook is a guide of essential techniques and skills for knitters. It has 16 chapters covering a wealth of knitterly know-how: basics; bind-offs; buttons, buttonholes & zippers; cables; cast-ons; circular knitting; color; crochet; decreases; edges & borders; extras; grafts …