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A gold mine, chock-full of information presented with style, wit & humor. A great addition to your library! -- Wendyknits Knitting Blog, May 2004
Assuming her readers are intelligent, Annie doesn't dumb down her instructions ... a subtle, refreshing difference that left me totally engaged -- Knitters Review, May 2004
I enjoyed the essays & was happy to see the 'I-Bobble' - at last a good looking knit-side bobble! -- Anna Zilboorg, Author, Knitting for Anarchists
This is a self published book. After shopping the idea around to several knitting and craft publishing houses, I found that they felt there was no market for this book.
In it's first 10 weeks it has sold more than 2,000 copies, which is amazing for any knitting book, let alone a self published one.
It is true that the quality of this book is not the glossy, coffee table book standard. The pages are printed in black and white and a few of them could be clearer.
Having said that, I find that many of my customers are returning to purchase extra copies for sisters, friends, cousins - folks they want to sway toward the heretical thought that There Is NO Wrong Way To Knit!See all Editorial Reviews
This book is self published and I did not find it to be of professional standard. I would have requested a refund and sent it back, if not for the cost of overseas postage.Published 6 months ago by Pria Aldridge
For those of us who worry about doing everything perfectly, this book says, if you are comfortable with it, it is ok! Read morePublished 18 months ago by Knit6grammy
Every knitter who gets to the advanced stage should have at least one book by Annie Modesitt on her - or his - shelf. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Rebecca H. Augustine
This book was so refreshing - it put so many things into perspective for me. I originally learned to crochet from my Aunt Martha, and taught myself to knit. Read morePublished on July 26, 2011 by DEA MITCHEM
I have liked many of Anne Modesitt's patterns, so when I saw the book avail, I bought sight unseen. I wish I hadn't. Read morePublished on November 10, 2010 by Jen