"Brings to life Anna's love of color and pattern. This collection offers interesting techniques, from the mittens' unique beginnings to their decorative finishings." Nancy Bush, author, Folk Socks
"Anna Zilboorg has reinvented the mitten and given us clear instructions to knit a bundle of beautiful, warm mittens. I can't wait to try knitting a pair of tip-first mittens." Robin Hansen, author, Fox & Geese & Fences
"Anna Zilboorg is a modern master . . . her love of ethnic and antique textiles combined with a natural ability to use color faultlessly creates and outstanding collection of mittens. Fanciful shaped cuffs inspire the knitter . . . This is a book to keep in your library forever." Kristen Nicholas, author, Kristen Knits
I look forward to a day when I might be able to see her and her work in person.
The patterns are great but the basic instructions and modifications are even better - written in an easy to understand way and not al all dogmatic!!
An excellent resource for knitters of all skill and experience levels, highly recommended.
beautiful; informative; inspirational; makes you wish she would reissue other sock books.Published 20 days ago by ajga
This book presents an array of top down mittens in beautiful patterns. A joy to look thru, however it is not for the novice knitter. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Debbi
The colorwork ideas in here are stunning and I'll be adapting them to other uses. The mittens and gauntlets are beautiful. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Heidireader
Love this book. It has lots of great pictures and great information. Haven't gotten to try any yet, but I am thrilled with this book.Published 19 months ago by Kim
When I read the pages on the socks, I had to ask my knitting teacher if there was something missing from the directions because when you get to page 129 section 3 it doesn't say... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Laurie
This book makes me want to be a better knitter. I wish there were more hours in the day to knitPublished 23 months ago by Linda Swift
There is some variety but from a cursory examination it appears that the bulk of the patterns are gauntlet style mittens, sort of like welders gloves, with these very large cuffs... Read morePublished on June 14, 2012 by LumpyOatmeal
For those who like knitting with two or more colors, Anna Zilboorg's 2009 book, Magnificent Mittens and Socks is a real treat. Read morePublished on December 19, 2010 by ArtDesign1