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"By giving us instructions... Ann Budd frees a knitter to pick up any yarn and create a custom garment." - Knitter's
"Everyone should carry a copy of this wonderful collection of basic knitting designs with them at all times!" - The Soundview Knitting Guild
"If you are looking for simple patterns in a certain size at a specific gauge, this book is for you." - Knitting at What You Need to Know About
"Pair it with a stitch pattern guide and a good technique book and you'll be set for life." - Knitter's Review
"The effect is one of a functional notebook you'll use, rather than a coffee-table book to be handled carefully." - Knitter's Review
"This book is an excellent resource...an idea that every knitter and spinner of handspun yarns has been waiting for!" - Spin2Knit
This is one of the most useful knitting books I have bought, and I have found the patterns to come out very well with shaping and fit.
This book allows me to do both: I can follow the blueprints here to make the basic garments or I can use them as a template for embellishments of my own.
You will use it over and over again and you will not be sorry you spent the money on yet another knitting book that just sits on the shelf.
the book itself was good quality and in excellent shape. However the contents did not meet my exceptions. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Sara F. Freer
Bought for someone else who's into knitting. It's OK, not what she thought.Published 28 days ago by Dbuck01
Great basic book - charts allow you to make any size from any yarn with any needles --- I use mine all the time - also handy for revising patterns you don't want to follow exactlyPublished 3 months ago by MPB
Once you get the hang of reading the charts, this is a fabulous resource! Make anything, any size, with any yarn.Published 3 months ago by Marion Ravenwood
I love pattern books that provide instructions for different sizes from children to adult sizes. I did find that I had to make needle adjustments to a smaller needle on the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kathy Strom
Great book. Gives you lots of patterns in various sizes. Good advice and clearly written.Published 3 months ago by Cindy
An Essential Part of Any Knitter's core Library, Ann Budd will be returned too again and again. A classic in the making.Published 5 months ago by anon
(Review by Stephen's wife) This book is really in a class by itself. I can't tell you all the different things I've made from it; and I'll be starting on a sweater soon. Read morePublished 5 months ago by S. Duck