Top positive review
Inspiring, well illustrated, practical.
on 24 January 2016
This book shows you how to do "continuous" cables: that is, cables that go round in circles and loops.
I bought it for the picture on the cover. This turns out to be a zip-up type hoody.
There are several sweater patterns, and patterns for throws and hats, bags. The patterns use charts to describe how to do the motifs.
This is not a beginners book. You need to be able to do knit and purl, and it probably helps if you have done some ordinary cabling before. If you can do that, then this book is going to be fine for you. A large part of the book is devoted to describing techniques for cabling, the diagrams are clear line drawings.
At the back is a huge and very inspiring stitch dictionary. It shows cable motifs, each with a photo and a chart. All of these were new to me.
I'm pleased with my purchase and I'm going to knit the hoody pattern on the cover.