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Knit & Crochet with Fabric: An Introduction (Knit and Crochet with Fabric S) Paperback – February 28, 2005
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While the author stated in the introduction how using fabric could stand out against yarn because of all the color possibilities of printed fabric, ALL of the projects photographed were less-than-average, aesthetically-speaking, and did not demonstrate ANY of the special effects that could be achieved by knitting/crocheting with fabric.
There are no diagrams at all along with the projects to show what components they are made of or provide some form of visual orientation, instead, instructions were written in a 1-2-3 form to be followed without much of a clue as to what the parts should look like.
Some time ago, I leafed through a knitting book that had a chapter on knitting with fabric, it explained the process of tying the fabric together very thoroughly, using diagrams and pictures to show how it is done. It also depicted projects that showed the stunning effects that could be achieved by knitting with fabric. None of this was to be found in this book, even though its topic is knitting with fabric..
You'd be better off looking on the internet (maybe on a site as [...] for tips on knitting/crocheting with fabric. As for the projects depicted, any book about knitting/crochet would have more, and would probably show diagrams of the process and the parts so that one has some frame of reference as to how a piece is constructed.
With regards to form, the pictures in this book are so tiny (all in thumbnail format), you'd need magnification to see what the projects look like; with regards to content, it is a case of adding insult to injury: the projects are downright ugly and the choice of colors betrays a very "artistically-challenged" author..
A complete waste of money and paper...