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From shawls and fichus to collars and cowls, this fun collection of 25 bite-sized knits has a project for every style and skill level. Veteran knitwear designer Moss ("In the Mood"), a regular contributor to "Vogue Knitting "and "Knitting" magazines, has created a fashionable collection of accent knits. Each of the book's four stylish sections--Country, Couture, Folk, and Vintage--contains knittable, wearable, and gift-able projects. Pieces like the festive Kardamili Shawlette or the leopard-print Kitty Capelet offer contemporary feel to classic pieces, while more unusual items like the delicate Vamp Boa, the sweet Garland Necklet, and the sassy Treasure Jabot offer lovely alternatives to traditional accessories. Several patterns feature colorwork, with additional forays into cabling, lace, and entrelac. Moss has provided plenty of useful diagrams and charts, and encourages knitters to alter or embellish each piece as they wish. The handy project index lays out thumbnails of every pattern in the book. This whimsical collection is perfect for the beginning or intermediate knitter looking to try out new techniques or use up her yarn stash. "--Publishers Weekly"
The book was as described. Can't wait to try a few of the patterns. May family had better be ready for knitted gifts in 2014. Fast, well-packaged shipping.Published 18 months ago by Elaine McFarland
5 out of 5 for this reader folks!
I ABSOLUTELY LOVE this pattern book. Sweet Shawlettes by Jean Moss is a great pattern book of 25 projects (some smaller than others)... Read more
Finding a book in which one wants to knit every pattern is impossible; but finding one which includes this many patterns I plan to knit is a treat! Read morePublished on July 3, 2013 by Steph Kirby
I love this knitting book. I am a mediocre knitter, but too young at heart to do standard designs. This book inspired me and I have done 3 designs already in the book with my eye... Read morePublished on May 31, 2013 by geegee4073
Love a lot of patterns in this book. I feel like I want to start knitting one right away. Just ordered some yarn for one pattern. Hope it'll turn out good.Published on March 6, 2013 by Shan W
I would recommend this book to experienced knitters. There are several lovely projects, mostly for the more accomplished. Read morePublished on February 18, 2013 by C. Kissling
Another reviewer mentioned there were corrections for the Bronte Fichu pattern but when I went to the sites mentioned in the review, you either had to login or I couldn't find the... Read morePublished on February 3, 2013 by PLT
Great book with beautiful patterns. This is a must have for anyone who wants to knit unusual and beautiful shawls or cowls.Published on January 17, 2013 by Beverly H. Cochrane