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• Great price point—just 9.95 American dollars!


• 15 funky patterns teach knitting
skills incrementally


• Knitting encourages girls to share and
learn from other girls—making it an
excellent empowerment tool


• Partner Web site provides forum for
teen knitters


Tired of hearing about who's dating who and what Alyssa wore to the last party? Get those teens and tweens started on s
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Paperback, 96 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Potter Craft
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Antoinette
Dec 31, 2008 Antoinette rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: novice knitters, feminists, teens, teachers
Recommended to Antoinette by: my mom
Shelves: crafts-and-diy
I think it would be a little silly to give a craft book 5 stars, but as far as instructional books go this one is a winner. Reading it I get the feeling that Shannon Okey and I are very similar, except for the fact that she can knit and I cannot. Quirky patterns, simple instructions, and alternative techniques make this book a stand out. I was with this book the very first time I increased, the first time I successfully used double pointed needles, and the first time I felted. It is quirky enoug ...more
Jackie Gamber
May 24, 2011 Jackie Gamber rated it really liked it
This is a terrific "Knitting for Dummies" sort of primer. I'm finding that knitting sites and books, even for 'beginners', assume too much pre-knowledge. This book doesn't! It's written for those who've never held a needle. It's a little goofy "hip" because it's written toward teens, but I appreciate the casual tone and step-by-step explanation for me as someone who keeps reading about a garter stitch but hadn't yet known what it meant.
K
Sep 06, 2008 K rated it it was ok
For a book intended to help teens learn how to knit, the instructions in this were totally unclear. Would not recommend as a guide for either beginners or experts. Most patterns were also dumb looking, except for the super cute pattern for text-messaging mittens with fliptop thumbs.

Noa
Feb 25, 2009 Noa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A really great knitting book. Awesome projects and great instructions.
Erika
Apr 02, 2008 Erika rated it really liked it
Shelves: knitting
This is totally for teens, but it helped me learn to knit!
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Shannon lives in Cleveland, Ohio with her husband, comic book artist Tamas Jakab and their furry "children," a dachshund and 2 cats who have made several appearances in her books.

Shannon runs her own publishing company called Cooperative Press, which publishes both books and Knit Edge magazine. She writes...a lot.

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