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5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous Book!
First came across this book at my local library; after using it extensively to make sense of a pattern I was trying to follow I decided to buy it! Not so much full of patterns, but a very good 'how to' book, explaining and demonstrating techniques, types of wool, choosing and using patterns, making up your own pattern, finishing techniques etc. Excellent for total...
Published on 24 Oct. 2010 by Mrs B

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3.0 out of 5 stars Nice basic knitting book
This is a very comprehensive knitting book which seems to cover all the basic techniques - I was especially interested in the articles on fsewing up etc. The only problem I have is finding the instructions a bit difficult to understand. I've knitted some flowers and found the instructions not clear at all - especially with regard to the abbreviations. I eventually...
Published 21 months ago by Maryanne


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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent handbook, 9 April 2013
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Like others I had borrowed this from the library and wanted my own copy. Particularly like the illustrations and clear concise explanations
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5.0 out of 5 stars informative, 4 Dec. 2013
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Book is very interesting and fully meets my expectations it is completely as advertised and will help me with my knitting club
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5.0 out of 5 stars Knitters essential, 23 Jun. 2012
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For those who only started to knit, this book is a great guide - you will learn there everything you need at the beginning.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Compendium of Knitting Techniques, 8 Feb. 2013
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This book is a revelation of knitting, I have certainly learned so much, and it is so interesting just to look at.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Knitting Heaven, 21 Feb. 2013
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This book has everything you will need to know about knitting techniques in an easy to read format. A must have !
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5.0 out of 5 stars LOVE THIS BOOK, 22 Oct. 2011
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I bought this book initially as a present - BUT just had to look inside - WOW so much information, so many great techniques - really have to try them .....
Lots of coloured pics, easy explanation, just fantastic to keep as a reference book too ....
I just can't put it down - so guess what - I'm keeping it for myself
I JUST LOVE IT !!!!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 15 Jan. 2014
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Clear and simple book, bright pictures to explain. Very easy to follow and it would be useful for any beginners.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, 9 Dec. 2014
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Very useful addition to my 'library' for when I want to find inspiration, or check up a technique.
BEB
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3.0 out of 5 stars Okay, 2 Oct. 2014
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It's good for a total novice, a bit basic if re visiting knitting as I am.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 30 Mar. 2015
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Have the crochet compendium also and this just as useful and interesting
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