"Ann Budd frees a knitter to pick up any yarn and create a custom garment...Sounds handy to me." - Knitters Magazine
"This, my friends, is the Better Home and Gardens of sweater pattern books... It's a book worth reading and absorbing." - Knitter's Review
"Easy-to-read instructions... Great for anyone who wants to design their own garment...a very valuable resource." - Knitting News
"The bible for those who are beginning to design their own sweaters." - Knitting.AllInfoAbout.com
"You will love this book... This could easily be the last sweater pattern book you will buy." - Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot
"With this book, if you can dream it you can knit it." - Planet Purl
Ann Budd is the best-selling author of The Knitter's Handy Book of Patterns and The Knitter's Handy Book of Sweater Patterns. She is also the author of Getting Started Knitting Socks, Interweave Presents Knitted Gifts, Knitting Green, and Simple Style, and coauthor of Bag Style, Color Style, Lace Style, and Wrap Style. She is a book editor and the former senior editor of Interweave Knits magazine. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.
This book solves many design problems, even for experienced knitters. It reduces the need to make your own calculations. Recommended!Published 2 months ago by a seamstress
I like this book because it covers just about any style and type of sweater I would ever want to knit. Very easy instructionsPublished 4 months ago by June Elliott
Love the patterns and the directions are easy to follow. I've already completed one sweater from this book and am starting on another. Arrived on time good packagingPublished 4 months ago by Leslie T
this is a good start place to look at different styles and patterns to see what you would like to start your first sweater to see what level that you can easy do. Read morePublished 5 months ago by carmelita weldner
This is a good reference book for those of us who need help I developing our own patterns. I will get a lot of use from it.Published 6 months ago by Elaine Tyndall
Excellent, versatile, easy-to-understand book! I don't know why I didn't get it years ago. Just the ticket to figure out my sweater problem.Published 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
The book was in good condition but there were some omissions. Fortunately
it was not any pattern I would ever make, so not so bad.
At first, the way in which the information was presented befuddled me. But after a good cuppa, I understood it and will enjoy making many sweaters using this book. Read morePublished 6 months ago by swamptrotter