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21 May 2009

Japanese Inspired Knits

Title: Japanese Inspired Knits: Marianne Isager Collection Author: Marianne Isager Publisher: Interweave Press Paperback; 144 pages Suggested Retail Price: US $22.95, UK £16.99 Available from: Amazon US/ Amazon UK Marianne Isager draws from nature and the countries where she travels and teaches to create her elegant knitted designs. Her most recent book available in English,…

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11 May 2009

Faith, Love, Hope, Knitting

Faith, Love, Hope, Knitting: Celebrating the Gift of Knitting with 24 Beautiful Patterns Author: Lorna Miser Publisher: Watson-Guptill Hardcover, 144 pages Price: US $24.95, UK £14.99 Available from: Amazon US/ Amazon UK Every knitted item is invariably laden with the memories of the knitter’s life as the knitting was done. Ask any knitter about a…

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15 Apr 2009

Simple Style

Title: Simple Style Author: Ann Budd Publisher: Interweave Press Hard-bound: 136 pages Price: $16.47 US/£12.99 UK Available from: and Simple Style, the latest pattern book in Interweave’s popular ‘Style’ Series, is ‘a collection of nineteen contemporary garments that celebrate stunning results without the intricate techniques’. I can’t imagine that there’s a knitwear designer…

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14 Feb 2009

Sit and Spin

If you’ve ever found yourself lusting over handspun art yarn, or wondering how to make it yourself, Jacey Boggs’ new spinning video offers some answers.

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