Knit and Crochet Combined review List Price: $0 Deal Price : You Save : ( %) Or Click Here Detail : ASIN: 0871162407 Paperback Book Product Description-Knit and Crochet Combined Knit & Crochet Combined features 15 great patterns that truly unite knitting and crochet, capitalizing on the advantages of each stitch to enhance the designs. Detailed step-by-step instructions and full-color photography accompany each project. For beginners in either craft, a thorough Basics section provides a guide to materials and illustrates every stitch and technique needed to complete the projects. Related Product: - Knitting Loves Crochet: 22 Stylish Designs to Hook Up Your Knitting with a Touch of Crochet http://astore.amazon.com/konhollow-20/detail/0871162407 http://store.xiiiv.com/?t=knit-crochet-combined&i=0871162407 Customer Reviews: 5 of 5 people found the following review helpful A unique and core addition, May 9, 2007 By Midwest Book Review (Oregon, WI USA) This review is from: Knit and Crochet Combined (Paperback) Knitting and crocheting are usually seen as two distinctly different and separate needlecraft skills. Now needlecraft expert and project designer Monnette Lassiter Satterfield draws upon her many years of experience and expertise to provide a compendium of fifteen 'do-it-yourself' patterns that combine both knitting and crocheting to create wonderfully colorful, useful, and sturdy garments and accessories that are veritable works of fabric art. The projects range from stoles and wraps, to shrugs and vests, to hats and socks. Superbly illustrated in full color, each project features easy knit and crochet patterns stitches that can be accomplished by even the most novice of needlecraft beginners. A unique and core addition to any personal, professional, or community library Neelecraft reference collection, "Knit & Crochet Combined: Best Of Both Worlds" is enhanced with a 'Basics" section that provides a guide to materials and illustrates every stitch and technique required by the... 10 of 12 people found the following review helpful Maybe not such a great idea?, July 7, 2007 By AuntieDepression "Auntie Depression" (NYC) This review is from: Knit and Crochet Combined (Paperback) The title is promising: Knit and Crochet Combined -- Best of Both Worlds.Except that, from the evidence in this book, it isn't the best of either.Knitters have always used crochet to finish and accent their work;crocheters, I suspect, have had less use for knitting. Bringing the two fiber crafts together into a hybrid seems to make sense -- both are, after all, variations on the theme of looping yarn together to make fabric. Using the two in the same garment should expand the creative horizons of both knitters and crocheters. The idea is interesting; the execution falls flat.In most of this book's 15 projects, the open, curving look of crochet fights with the more formal rows of knitting. A hat with a soft floppy brim (the kind that falls annoyingly into your eyes) is topped with crocheted circles: it's neither fish nor fowl nor attractive. The glittery yarn chosen for the thing does not help its cause. Who would wear such an item, and where? An... 4 of 5 people found the following review helpful Good concept, poor projects, November 22, 2007 By Jean Leinhauser "Rapid Reader" (San Diego, CA USA) This review is from: Knit and Crochet Combined (Paperback) I often combine knitting and crocheting in the same project. Crochet edgings are great to accent many knitted projects, and no crochet ribbing can equal knitted ribbing. So I was delighted to see this book, until I looked inside. I think the projects are mostly unappealing and look dated.
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