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 …

Holiday Wish Lists and Being an Adult

Well, it’s finally November, and the barrage of holiday advertising is upon us. I’m already starting to get Black Friday preview e-mails. Not that I really mind. I love a good bargain hunt. In the crochet and knit world some specials are already in the works. I know Cooperative Press is planning a holiday deal with discounts when you purchase …

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 …