They say in their introduction that they started with the questions: "What would you want to make over a weekend, if you could really just spend a few days relaxing and knitting? What would you want to wear on an autumn weekend away?"
This book is filled with designs--mostly for women, but for men, too--that can be knitted and worn regularly, without fuss.
The author says, "I think of this book as a knitter's approach to the seven summits. It is proverbial mountain climbing for lace knitters who are adventurous; delighted by the basics, yet yearning for more."
First, the facts: Title: Cable Left Cable Right: Twists and turns to take your knitting in a whole new direction Author: Judith Durant Published by: Storey Publishing Pages: 216 Type: Cable stitch patterns Chapters: 1. Cable Basics 2. Simple Cables 3. Angles and Curves 4. Braids and Pretzels 5. Fillers, Ribbings, and Allover Patterns 6. [...]
The projects are all stylish--not always a word you think of when describing things for soft, cuddly, little people.
How can you resist all this cuteness? (Hint: You can't; don't even try.)
It's about time, frankly, that someone put together a book this good, this thorough, and this useful for pattern writing.
It's true that the OUTLANDER series is a huge hit--and why not? A sexy time-travel romance with Highland flair and great knitwear ... what's not to love?
Chappaquiddick Kittanning Boyken, Boykin Spaniel
7 July 2001 - 14 April 2016
What can I say? It's classy.
And the winners are ...
It's been ages since I had a giveaway ... but that's about to change!
Oh, Ann Budd, never change. You and your crack team of designer friends/accomplices never cease to amaze.
The author writes, "For this book, I have selected my absolute favorite motifs from the many I have drawn. As I hope you'll agree, they are imaginative and full of personality and range from tiny, superquick embroideries to large, intricate designs that may take a day or so to embroider."