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Woolly Thoughts: Unlock Your Creative Genius with Modular Knitting
Here's the revolutionary way to knit—easy, fun, and foolproof! You can make your own rules and mix your own colors, and you can't go wrong. All you have to do is master a single stitch. The easy techniques in Pat Ashforth and Steve Plummer's illustrated book will show you how to make patchwork squares that you can assemble to create colorful sweaters of your own design.
Paperback, 128 pages
Published August 31st 2007 by Dover Publications
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I loved this book, it is so full of ideas and inspiration. I drew at least 4 sketches in my notebook as I went along. (I finished way back in early summer). There are no patterns or instructions, just ideas and the tools so you can build your own. It gave me a lot of inspiration for blankets. I liked how they did the math clearly, showed pictures of charts of all the important things for working it out yourself, and gave additional hints and tips to help you think it through. In short, this book ...more
This just wasn't as innovative as I expected. The ideas on how to make shapes of different sorts were great, but as compared to their patterns on Ravelry, the authors were in the infancy of their careers here. The sweaters are all bulky and awkward, whereas the blankets they do now are beautiful. Some things are just not suited to every garment.