Synopses & Reviews
Readers' persistent cries for reprints of out-of-print back issues and the enduring appeal of shawls and scarves has prompted Knitter's Magazine to meet the demand. The Best of Knitter's Magazine: Shawls and Scarves begins with the history of shawls. Knitter's introduces the reader to the techniques of shawl-making with clearly illustrated how-to's. The book features patterns for traditional shawls and wraps of all shapes and sizes using easy step-by-step instructions. These fabulous pieces are made in a variety of fibers including soft wools, lightweight mohairs, cotton blends, shiny ribbon, and luxury fibers. The garments range from elegant one-color shawls to spectacular knock-out wraps. Included in this presentation are a host of the best-known designers in the field. Editor, Nancy J. Thomas puts well-loved features into a logical, concise, contemporary format that will be a "must-have" for all knitters.