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Knitter's Almanac: Projects for Each Month of the Year (Dover Knitting, Crochet, Tatting, Lace)

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9780486241784: Knitter's Almanac: Projects for Each Month of the Year (Dover Knitting, Crochet, Tatting, Lace)

A year’s worth of knitting projects from the "Busy Knitter," called "one of America’s most ingenious and creative knitters." Classic patterns for Aran sweaters, baby items, blankets, mittens, moccasins and other seasonal needs may be followed by intermediate to advanced knitters, or may be adapted into original works. Charming, delightful informal and opinionated, very instructive. 35 illustrations.

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Book Description Dover Publications Inc., United States, 1982. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Dover ed. 202 x 136 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. One of America s most ingenious and creative knitters. Barbara G. Walker, author of Treasury of Knitting Patterns. Elizabeth Zimmerman once wrote, So please bear with me, and put up with my opinionated, nay, sometimes cantankerous attitude. I feel strongly about knitting. Perhaps her passionate opinions, as well as her love of wool craft and her delightful style, hark back to her English upbringing or long residence in the Wisconsin woods; in any case, the Busy Knitter, as she calls herself, is one of the most charming and informative, as well as un ventive (her word) knitter-authors anywhere. This book gives full scope to her tireless imagination through a year s worth of projects, fitted to the seasons, moods, and needs of knitters who would like to design their own work. The year begins with an Aran sweater and proceeds to February baby things, a March Shetland, April blanket, May mittens, and so on through the months, completing the zodiac with November moccasin socks and a December last-minute wishbone sweater. Projects are completed in the midst of canoe trips, fishing expeditions, travel, and snowstorms. The author continuously comments on the project, its history, other ancient and modern customs, and personal beliefs. Mrs. Zimmerman works step by step with the reader, suggesting alternative methods and ideas as she goes. Her patterns are classic, historically suited to wool, thus remaining ever-fashionable as well as tasteful and attractive. The knitter may easily adapt the designs at will, creating new, individual projects. Mrs. Zimmerman s hints (such as how to measure gauge when working a pattern and tips for baby s items) help ease the way and will instruct even the most experienced knitter. This corrected edition of the Knitter s Almanac will provide at the very least a year s worth of knitting pleasure to intermediate and advanced knitters and may even help stimulate a knitting passion. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780486241784

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Book Description Dover Publications Inc., United States, 1982. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Dover ed. 202 x 136 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. One of America s most ingenious and creative knitters. Barbara G. Walker, author of Treasury of Knitting Patterns. Elizabeth Zimmerman once wrote, So please bear with me, and put up with my opinionated, nay, sometimes cantankerous attitude. I feel strongly about knitting. Perhaps her passionate opinions, as well as her love of wool craft and her delightful style, hark back to her English upbringing or long residence in the Wisconsin woods; in any case, the Busy Knitter, as she calls herself, is one of the most charming and informative, as well as un ventive (her word) knitter-authors anywhere. This book gives full scope to her tireless imagination through a year s worth of projects, fitted to the seasons, moods, and needs of knitters who would like to design their own work. The year begins with an Aran sweater and proceeds to February baby things, a March Shetland, April blanket, May mittens, and so on through the months, completing the zodiac with November moccasin socks and a December last-minute wishbone sweater. Projects are completed in the midst of canoe trips, fishing expeditions, travel, and snowstorms. The author continuously comments on the project, its history, other ancient and modern customs, and personal beliefs. Mrs. Zimmerman works step by step with the reader, suggesting alternative methods and ideas as she goes. Her patterns are classic, historically suited to wool, thus remaining ever-fashionable as well as tasteful and attractive. The knitter may easily adapt the designs at will, creating new, individual projects. Mrs. Zimmerman s hints (such as how to measure gauge when working a pattern and tips for baby s items) help ease the way and will instruct even the most experienced knitter. This corrected edition of the Knitter s Almanac will provide at the very least a year s worth of knitting pleasure to intermediate and advanced knitters and may even help stimulate a knitting passion. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780486241784

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