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Comforts of Home: Simple Knitted Accents

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Comforts of Home
Simple Knitted Accents
by Erika Knight

Transform your home into a luxurious retreat with exquisite knitted accents!

Capturing the mood of minimalist design, Comforts of Home offers simple patterns for creating luxurious, contemporary knitted accents for the home. Eighteen beautiful and practical projects feature the easiest stitches and patterns, making th

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Paperback, 128 pages
Published August 10th 2000 by Martingale and Company (first published August 2000)
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Abbey
Oct 03, 2013 Abbey rated it liked it
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Well-put-together, good pictures and lots of instruction and information for all knitters, including a goodly lot of informative paragraphs about various yarns available and their differing textures and qualities. That part of the book is very good, but the patterns were so bland and stodgy that they simply bored me. None of them even tweaked my interest a bit, except for what she called a Spa coat, and the instructions for *that* were given in such an odd manner that it was next to impossible t ...more
Martha
Jan 15, 2011 Martha rated it liked it
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Many good projects, but I made the oversize sweater and had to reknit most of it b/c it's based on rectangles and has no fitting and therefore didn't fit well. I put the seams on the inside, reknit the sleeves so the wrists weren't so big and didn't flop in the way of everything, reknit the roll collar into a turtleneck so it wouldn't ride up my neck. Next time I would put in armhole and neck shaping. Then you'd have a good sweater. I do like the ribbing and the welt border. The ideas for beadin ...more
Margie
Aug 29, 2011 Margie rated it really liked it
Shelves: library, knitting
I've been looking to use up some of my stash, and lately I've realized that I could do it by making home decor. I've made a rug, and now, with some of these simple patterns (nothing too difficult, really)I will be adding some pretty throw pillows into the mix!
Kathryn
Jun 08, 2008 Kathryn rated it really liked it
Shelves: knitting-books
Knitting book that only includes stuff for the house (and I think one oversized sweater). It's nice, even if they use expensive yarn.
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Seems to be a lot of cross over with Simple knits for easy living by same author.
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Now I want to knit pillow covers. Lots of them.
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Keep it simple, chic and contemporary! So says Erika, textile designer and fashion design consultant, whose trademark has been the traditional with a twist. Coming into knitting via fine art training, she is highly regarded in her field and works for many international companies designing ready-to-wear ranges. Author of Comforts of Home (Martingale), her latest book is Simple Knits for Cherished B ...more
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