I think the designs are beautiful, have clearly written patterns and the suggestions for modifications very helpful.
With respect to the top-down construction, I am also a fan of Barbara Walker's book on top-down knitting, and have designed and knitted beautiful garments using it.
I bought this book because although I love top down design, many of the patterns DO look so dated I would never wear them.
This was a gift for a friend who is a great knitter so she was very pleased with it.Published 2 months ago by Alexandra K
Wonderful book!, it's a must have for knitters who needs to improve their skills.Published 7 months ago by Mercedes Galarce Olivares
simple designs everyone can wear with very little sewing together or seams.Published 8 months ago by S. Wise
If you want to know how to knit top-Down this is the book to start with. Shows you how to measure and how to start and change patterns for you to try on as you are knitting them. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Barbara RM
The instructions for putting in a top down set in sleeve are great. The book is worth the price just for that. The patterns are good, but I can't see myself wearing any of them. Read morePublished 13 months ago by kennel girl
This wasn't at all what I was looking for. I am very disappointed with it. This book may be of great interest to others but not me. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Cathy Miller
Such a logical way to knit a sweater! In the past I have found that two size medium sweaters in the same book can be different in fit-one too small and another too big. Read morePublished 16 months ago by susan c larsen