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Archive for March, 2009

Look at this new review of It Girl Knits on Access Fashion! Jillian Rueter, owner of Access Fashion, dovetails fashion and knitting in her unique blog. Check it out.

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Book Review

Continuous Cables: An Exploration of Knitted Cabled Knots, Rings, Swirls, and Curlicues
Melissa Leapman
20 Designs plus an all-original stitch dictionary

Though the projects are not terribly exciting and some of them are somewhat un-attractive, seeming to be just a blank canvas for the cabled techniques, they are not the focus of the book. The real focus of this book are the amazing cables. All of the projects and and instructions come together very nicely, and the instructions are simple and easy to follow. Definately not too intimidating.

I already have a couple of cabled garments that I am working on using cables from Leapman’s book. There are definately other books out there that are more technique-driven if you are wanting to learn how to knit cables, but this book is cute. I like this book.

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