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Exquisite Little Knits: Knitting with Luxurious Specialty Yarns Hardcover – Bargain Price, October 1, 2004
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Authors Schreier and Kimmelstiel show you the basics in an illustrated introduction -- their instructions on double knitting is wonderful for those who want to make those professinal looking scarf projects where both sides are reversible-- and then move on to chapters focusing on today's latest textures, like cashmere, eyelash, fur,suede, lattice, ribbon, sequins, silk, and old favorites like wool, angora and mohair.
Because of the beauty of the texture created, a little goes a long way: all of the projects cited in the book are small ones: scarves, shawls, gauntlets, purses and caps. Each of the projects is worked in two types of yarn sets--one to show a more evening look and the other a daytime one. One only has to look once at the "Black Tie Wrap", the "Trellis Stole" or the "Ribbon Wrapped Scarf and Shawl", to know that texture alone rules the day.
Simple patterns show off these magnificient yarns to full effect -- with the right yarns sophisticated creations are only two sticks and a few hours away. Now that I own the book, does anyone out there know where to get such lovely yarn at even lovelier (lower than knit store) prices?
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Excellent book. It is in excellent condition and I'm glad I purchased it.Published 11 months ago by Barbara Henderson
The information in the book was all I expected. However, the book was water damaged on all the pages. This was NOT noted in the description of the book. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Annette Winters
This clever book has many patterns that are great for "that special project" that you want to quickly make and give as a special gift or make for yourself. Read morePublished on December 30, 2013 by Knittenorma
Over the years, I've sat down and knitted almost everything in this book. For holiday gifts, I've love virtually every design, each in their own ethereal way. Read morePublished on December 8, 2013 by Amazon Customer