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Knit Red: Stitching for Women's Heart Health

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Gorgeous knitwear--that does good, too! The knitting community has always come together to support a great cause, and Knit Red once again attests to knitters' generous, giving spirit. These 30 beautiful red-themed projects help raise awareness of the number-one killer of women today: heart disease. The patterns are all donated by top designers, including Debbie Stoller, Ni ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published June 12th 2012 by Sixth&Spring Books (first published June 5th 2012)
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Margaret
Dec 01, 2012 Margaret rated it it was amazing
Love this book....and red isn't even my favorite color! The patterns are beautiful, and a great cause too. There are several patterns I can't wait to try!
Jenn
Jul 11, 2012 Jenn rated it it was amazing
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Ok, so a bit of a disclaimer: I work for Jimmy Beans Wool. Laura Zander is our owner and this is our book. It includes patterns designed by our very own 'beans', ('employees' for you non-initiates!) Kristen and Jeanne.

I'm usually not one for pattern books because often there are only 1 or 2 patterns that I like and would actually knit. I usually prefer to buy my patterns individually instead. This book would have been different for me even if I didn't work for JBW -- most of the patterns are st
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Lee-Anne
Feb 12, 2014 Lee-Anne rated it it was amazing
Such an awesome pattern book! Terrific designers and very enticing things to knit included in this beautifully presented book. I will definitely be making a number of them. The information about heart health is well laid out and useful, but to be honest, I'm more interested in the patterns. The designer autobiographies are well written... not always the case! The patterns vary in level of difficulty and there are enough easy (but not rank beginner) patterns to keep most knitters excited.

I was se
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Jill
Jun 15, 2012 Jill rated it it was amazing
Preface: I work for this company (Jimmy Bean's Wool), so I may be a little bit biased.

HOWEVER. This book is great because of the cause (women's heart disease), but also because the variety of patterns is fabulous. Everything is clear and concise and beautifully illustrated. If you knit, you'll want this book.
Slmstanley
Jan 24, 2013 Slmstanley rated it liked it
Some good-looking patterns (though the proof is in the pudding, and I haven't yet knit any of them), but there was entirely too many pages devoted to 'eat a healthy diet and exercise'. I picked this book up for knitting patterns, not lifestyle advice. :/
Dana Wright
This book caught my eye immediately! The photos are lovely, the patterns clear and what a selection of projects! They are by some of the world's best designers. Grab a copy today and see for yourself. You will find it a must have for your collection.
Rachel
Feb 10, 2016 Rachel rated it liked it
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Not a whole lot of variety in style and definitely not a beginner's book but has some nice patterns.
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Checked this out from the library in order to preview it before purchasing it. I really liked it and look forward to adding it to my personal library!
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