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Knit & Wrap: 25 Capelets, Cowls & Collars Paperback – September 7, 2010
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Top Customer Reviews
The capelet shown on the cover is not typical of the other capelets, which are generally shorter and quite loosely knit. One "lacy" capelet is heavily adorned with ribbons at the neckline. Many of the cowl/collar patterns are for wide garments that stand up around the neck and chin. One sweet little ruffled cowl, knit from lighter-weight yarn, falls in soft folds around the neck, like a moebius scarf.
As with all Lark Books, this book is attractively presented, and it is reasonably priced. However, the patterns are not challenging. For intermediate and advanced knitters, the patterns will be of little interest, unless the knitter needs some very quick-to-knit gifts for female friends and relatives.
There are many excellent scarf pattern books in print, but three particularly good ones are Scarf Style: Innovative to Traditional, 31 Inspirational Styles to Knit and Crochet (Style series); Scarves: A Knitter's Dozen; and Shawls and Scarves: The Best of Knitter's Magazine (Best of Knitter's Magazine series). There are also quite a few attractive scarf and capelet patterns to be found in the inexpensive "Knitting On the Go" series from Vogue Knitting.
This is the first pattern book I've seen showing exclusively capelets, cowls and collars and I think they've kept the designs up to date and young but great for all ages.
I loved "Catch" for it's simple design and I can't wait to try the other patterns.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Holy COWL! I've used this book many, many times with amazing results. My projects turn out well, with beautiful cowls now filling my shelves. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
Bought it used because it is out of print. Many errors in it, but I wanted it for a specific pattern. I was able to correct the error and use the pattern. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Linda Veach
Iam getting back into knitting and checked this book out from the library 4 times before I decided it was time to buy my own copy. Fun,quick and wearable projectsPublished 23 months ago by readr
This book has an up-to-date approach to great wraps, hoods, caplets. The patterns are very special and the yarns recommended should make exceptional articles to wear.Published on March 5, 2013 by Jane Grey
Lot's of color, interesting patterns and will use this book over and over again. I do strongly recommend if you love to knit.Published on February 19, 2013 by Myra Weston
The photos and patterns in this book are lovely but beware of errors. You can read the other reviews and see that there are mistakes on several patterns. Read morePublished on January 29, 2013 by NtnKtn