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When bad things happen to good knitters

Marion Edmonds & Ahza Moore
Marion Edmonds & Ahza Moore
Taunton Press

If you knit, you are shaking your head after reading the title. Yup, been there. Well, Marion Edmonds and Ahza Moore are here to be the "knit" in shining armor. "When Bad Things Happen to Good Knitters" is a revised, expanded and updated survival guide for every knitting emergency. This revision also includes the knitting classifieds: six patterns looking for a knitter.

They have seen it all and have advice, more tips and more knitting solutions. You know when you need to frog or at least tink your knitting? Do you hesitate doing that? If you can answer in the positive, to any of the six reasons listed in the book, "You know you need to take out your knitting when"... There goes the ripping sound.

Marion and Ahza have the fix for your mistakes including lace, cable and color. Knitters will find the answers to their questions, in a straightforward, easy to understand answer and with large line drawings. The patterns cover all skill levels. Learn about what to carry in your 'emergency' bag. And, go from there.

This is no time to play it safe... knit the hard stuff. Marion and Ahza will be there to catch you.

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Woodland Knits
Woodland Knits Taunton Press

Woodland Knits

If you are a knitter, who finds the forest full of wonder, animals and mythical creatures, Stephanie Dosen will guide you through "Woodland Knits". There are capes, mitts, hats, scarves, legwarmers and accessories that look as though they were designed with a fairy tale heroine or woodland nymph in mind.
From the moment you pick the book up, you will notice it is not your everyday knitting project book.

Sweet Shawlettes
Sweet Shawlettes Taunton Press

Sweet Shawlettes

It's a wrap, "Sweet Shawlette" by Jean Moss consists of 25 irresistible patterns for knitting cowls, capelets and more. The patterns in this book will have you happy spring is almost here. Just time enough away to knit up a few projects. The book is separated into four chapters Country, Couture, Folk and Vintage.

Sasha Kagan's Classic Collection
Sasha Kagan's Classic Collection Taunton Press

Sasha Kagan's Classic Collection

Through a span covering 40 years from 1969 - 2009, you will see international knitwear designer Sasha Kagan's updated and reworked pieces in her book "Sasha Kagan's Classic Collection". Included are 20 of her patterns shawls, sweaters, vests and jackets. The book is a bit of history with photographs, swatches and textile articles of the era.