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Shawls and Scarves: The Best of Knitter's Magazine (Best of Knitter's Magazine series) review List Price: $19.95 Deal Price : $13.83 You Save : $6.12 (31 %) Or Click Here Usually ships in 24 hours Eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping Detail : ASIN: 0964639165 Paperback Book Product Description-Shawls and Scarves: The Best of Knitter's Magazine (Best of Knitter's Magazine series) This work contains projects and articles with enduring appeal from the archives of "Knitter's Magazine". Related Product: - Folk Shawls: 25 knitting patterns and tales from around the world (Folk Knitting series) - One + One: Scarves, Shawls & Shrugs: 25+ Projects from Just Two Skeins - Shawls Two (Vogue Knitting: On the Go!) - Wendy Knits Lace: Essential Techniques and Patterns for Irresistible Everyday Lace - Knitted Lace of Estonia with DVD: Techniques, Patterns, and Traditions http://astore.amazon.com/konhollow-20/detail/0964639165 http://store.xiiiv.com/?t=shawls-scarves-the-best-knitters-magazine-best-series&i=0964639165 Customer Reviews: 39 of 39 people found the following review helpful Yes! Beauty, artistry, and challeging designs!, November 29, 2003 By abt1950 "abt1950" (usa) This review is from: Shawls and Scarves: The Best of Knitter's Magazine (Best of Knitter's Magazine series) (Paperback) This book is great! All these wonderful patterns from old issues of Knitters magazine have been reprinted together in a more durable format. My copies of the original magazines are dog-eared and not always easy to find, so this book has a definite place on my knitting bookshelf. If you're new to knitting shawls, this book is a great introduction. The patterns represent a wide variety of traditional and more modern styles. As with most pieces from Knitters, the designs are sophisticated and often challenging. Techniques are well-explained and will give you the background needed to move beyond pre-fab patterns to design your own. However, this doesn't mean that the book is only for expert knitters. I'm an intermediate knitter, but I made my first Faroese shawl from a pattern included here. It was a technical stretch at first, but not undoable. The result was one of the best, most wearable, and most satisfying pieces of knitting I've done. I'm now starting my second... 38 of 39 people found the following review helpful One of my favorites, February 2, 2004 By A. Reader (Boise, Idaho United States) This review is from: Shawls and Scarves: The Best of Knitter's Magazine (Best of Knitter's Magazine series) (Paperback) I originally checked this book out from the local library and found that I would have to own my own copy. There are a few patterns that would be suitable for beginners, but I would definitely pay attention to the skill level rating on each pattern. My only complaint would be that the terms "laceweight" and "fingering" seem to have been used without discretion. While lace knitting is generally very forgiving in terms of gauge, it is frustrating to know that the "laceweight" yarn you purchased is not even close to the "laceweight" yarn that was used in the pattern. Patterns are included for round, triangular, faroese, shetland, and rectangular shawls. The patterns include both written instructions as well as charts to accommodate any preference. Color pictures are provided for each pattern, as well as each variation of pattern. Yarns range from mohair to cotton, and from sport weight to laceweight. A 4-page "Knitter's School" in the back of the book provides instructions for... 48 of 51 people found the following review helpful An eagerly-awaited book!!!, July 27, 1999 By A Customer This review is from: Shawls and Scarves: The Best of Knitter's Magazine (Best of Knitter's Magazine series) (Paperback) This book contains patterns for shawls and scarves from previous issues of Knitter's magazine. With so many issues of Knitter's magazine out of print, and selling for fantastic prices (one issue sold for almost $50 on Ebay) this is a most welcome book. If you like shawls and knitting you will enjoy this book.
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