The Curious Knitter's Guide: Stories, Patterns, Advice, Opinions, Questions, Answers, Jokes, and Pictures
Publication Date: February 9, 2010
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"Mason-Dixon Knitting" is a collection of unbelievable patterns, a how-to manual, and a crazy quilt of hilarious narrative, all in one. In this book, Kay and Ann chitchat their way through a series of more than thirty incredible patterns. Drawing creative inspiration from their surroundings, they present colorful blankets, sassy nightgowns, a delicate curtain, and much more to reveal that knitting can weave its way into just about every aspect of life. Most of these projects are the epitome of ease, but you can make them as simple or complicated as you prefer.
Kay and Ann invite you to use your creative vision to interpret each pattern and give it your own personal touch. Full-color photography of these delightful home- and family-inspired knits accompanies each project. Along the way, Kay and Ann will introduce you to incredible knitting personalities, share their own knitting experiences, and present eye-popping knitting phenomena. "Mason-Dixon Knitting "explores the humor, fun, and outrageous possibilities of a realm in which knitting is much more than a craft--it's a lifestyle.
Inspiration, Guidance, and 30 Projects to Knit
Featuring: Technical hints; Great (knitted) things you will do; How to cope with disaster; Must-knit tv; Mistakes you will definitely make; Knitting for the common good; Knitting something that looks like something else
"From the Hardcover edition.
Steve Gross is a master of historical architecture photography. The best-selling book Old Houses was picked as a National Trust for Historic Preservation book. He lives in New York City.