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Halfway Human
4.00
I got this book as a free Kindle download. I was intrigued by the reviews and description of the book as a kind of feminist sci fi. The writing is a b ...more
Jun 23, 2012
Jun 22, 2012
 
Modular Mix: 12 Knitted Mitered Squares to Mix & Match
2.67
If you’re interested in learning more about mitered squares or modular (or domino) knitting, or if you like to knit sampler projects, Modular Mix may ...more
Dec 27, 2012
Dec 27, 2012
 
Quick-Knit Flower Frenzy: 17 Mix & Match Knitted Flowers
4.00
At first glance, you might assume this is a simple pattern booklet. It includes 2 beginner, 5 easy, and 10 intermediate patterns of flowers by ten des ...more
Dec 15, 2012
Dec 17, 2012
 
Toe-Up 2-at-a-Time Socks
4.09
While I personally have never understand the fascination with sock knitting, in this book, Melissa Morgan-Oakes has come the closest to inspiring with ...more
not set
Oct 09, 2011
 
Crochet Stitches Visual Encyclopedia: 300 Stitch Patterns, Edgings, and More
4.29
(Full disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from Wiley to review on my blog.)

I was very excited when I received my review copy of Crochet
...more
not set
Nov 08, 2011
 
Granny-Square Crochet: 35 Contemporary Projects Using Traditional Techniques
3.71
Granny squares have been making a fashion resurgence in the last few years. Old and new fans of this classic motif pattern will find a lot to like abo ...more
Sep 2012
Nov 01, 2012
 
Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Tunisian Crochet
3.88
Tunisian crochet has been increasing in popularity for the past few years, and if you’ve been waiting to learn, now’s your chance! In the Ultimate Beg ...more
Oct 2012
Nov 15, 2012
 
PUSH Paper: 30 Artists Explore the Boundaries of Paper Art
4.32
(Full disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from Sterling Publishing.)

This is a fascinating collection of the work of 30 contemporary pape
...more
Jan 15, 2012
Jan 15, 2012
 
Granny Square Love: A New Twist on a Crochet Classic for Your Home
3.67
Full disclosure: I received a PDF review copy of Crochet Granny Squares from F+W Media as part of Sarah London's blog tour for the book's release. I c ...more
not set
Oct 03, 2011
 
Crochet Techniques
3.86
This book includes 5 stitch sampler rug projects, one each with "classic" stitches, hexagon motifs, Jacquard squares, Tunisian crochet stitches, and d ...more
not set
Oct 03, 2011
 
The New Tunisian Crochet: Contemporary Designs from Time-Honored Traditions
4.27
It’s no secret that I’m a fan of Tunisian crochet, and I’m thrilled to see it regaining popularity. Dora Ohrenstein‘s latest book, The New Tunisian Cr ...more
Mar 22, 2013
Mar 23, 2013
 
99 Crochet Post Stitches (Leisure Arts #4788)
4.50
This booklet features post stitches worked in 1, 2, or 3 color designs. As the other reviewer noted, it isn't primarily a cable booklet, but really ju ...more
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Oct 03, 2011
 
Vogue® Knitting Stitchionary® Volume Six: Edgings: The Ultimate Stitch Dictionary from the Editors of Vogue® Knitting Magazine
4.39
(Full disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from Sixth and Spring to review on my blog.)

As the name suggests, this book is entirely focuse
...more
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Nov 14, 2011
 
Crocheted Granny Squares
4.22
Crocheted Granny Squares (Twenty to Make) is the latest book by Val Pierce in the Twenty to Make series.

Like the other books in this series, Crochete
...more
Dec 06, 2012
Dec 07, 2012
 
Knit Local: Celebrating America's Homegrown Yarns
3.79
Full disclosure: I received a review copy of this book through Sixth & Spring to review on my blog.

I was very excited about reviewing Knit Local:
...more
not set
Oct 24, 2011
 
Crocheted Bears
4.50
Full disclosure: I received a free copy of this book from Search Press to review on my blog.

Crocheted Bears (Twenty to Make) is part of Search Press's
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Oct 03, 2011
 
The Granny Square Book: Timeless Techniques and Fresh Ideas for Crocheting Square by Square
4.30
(This review is part of a series of reviews of books in my granny square collection. For these reviews, the # of granny squares refers to the number o ...more
Dec 19, 2011
Dec 28, 2011
 
Gothic Knits
3.79
(Full disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from Search Press.)

Gothic Knits is an interesting book. It is a collection of 9 Goth doll patt
...more
Feb 18, 2012
Feb 19, 2012
 
Sweet Shawlettes: 25 Irresistible Patterns for Knitting Cowls, Capelets, and More
3.68
(Full disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from Taunton Press.)

I first read about Sweet Shawlettes by Jean Moss via the Knitgrrl‘s post a
...more
Feb 2012
Feb 02, 2012
 
108 Crochet Cluster Stitches
5.00
This booklet features cluster stitches worked in 1, 2, or 3 color designs.

What I like:
There is a large photograph of each stitch and there is a grea
...more
not set
Oct 03, 2011
 
Bead Crochet Jewelry: An Inspired Journey Through 27 Designs
3.79
Bead Crochet Jewelry by Bert and Dana Freed aims to walk a newbie to beaded crochet jewelry through all the steps necessary to become advanced. The bo ...more
Sep 10, 2012
Sep 11, 2012
 
30 Min-Knits: What Can You Do in Half an Hour or Less?
3.27
I recently received a review copy of 30 Min-Knits: What Can You Do in Half an Hour or Less? by Carol Meldrum from Barron's Educational Series. The boo ...more
Nov 21, 2012
Nov 22, 2012
 
Knitting with The Color Guys: Inspiration, Ideas, and Projects from the Kaffe Fassett Studio
4.02
(Full disclosure: I received a free review copy, courtesy of Sixth & Spring Books.)

I first became aware of Kaffe Fassett when I was quilting. His
...more
Feb 25, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
 
Knitted Mug Hugs
4.25
(Full disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from Search Press to review on my blog.)

Knitted Mug Hugs (Twenty to Make) is part of Search Pr
...more
not set
Oct 12, 2011
 
Teach Yourself Visually Color Knitting
3.78
(Full disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from Wiley.)

Like the other books in the Teach Yourself VISUALLY series, this book has limited
...more
Jun 15, 2012
Jun 16, 2012
 
Crochet Scarves: Fabulous Fashions-Various Techniques
3.17
(Full disclosure: I received a free review copy of this book from Stackpole Books.)

Although I generally prefer "technique books" to "pattern books," I
...more
Jul 11, 2012
Jul 11, 2012
 
Knit with Love: Stories to Warm a Knitter's Heart
3.66
(Full disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from Revell Books to review on my blog.)

I don’t generally read heart-warming, inspirational bo
...more
Oct 31, 2011
Nov 03, 2011
 
Scarves
3.60
This book features 30 patterns for neckwarmers to suit a range of styles. Patterns by more than 20 designers for scarves, cowls, snoods, keyhole scarv ...more
Jul 07, 2012
Oct 13, 2012
 
101 Easy Tunisian Stitches: Crochet
3.95
This stitch guide features Tunisian (also known as afghan or tricot) crochet stitches.

What I like:
The introduction includes photographs to guide Tun
...more
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Oct 03, 2011
 
Contest Favorites Afghan Squares (Leisure Arts #2986)
4.00
(This review is part of a series of reviews of books in my granny square collection. For these reviews, the # of granny squares refers to the number o ...more
Dec 19, 2011
Dec 28, 2011
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