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The Handknitter's Yarn Guide: A Visual Reference to Yarns and Fibers

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An essential at-a-glance reference book containing yarn swatches and detailed information about the most widely used types of yarns available to today’s knitters

The Handknitter’s Yarn Guide collects all the facts, figures and details that knitters need to know about yarns and gives visual comparisons showing the different effects they create when knitted up. This essentia
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Paperback, 176 pages
Published May 8th 2012 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published February 1st 2012)
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Emily
Apr 03, 2014 rated it did not like it
Where even to begin? There's too much opinion (at times very unpopular opinion) presented as fact. No single knitter can possibly be experienced in all areas of knitting, and it shows (I can't even find any about the author type information on what Gabriel's areas of interest are). There are factual errors ranging from huge to minor, which make me question the validity of the information I'm not experienced enough to fact check. There is no information about some quite important features of yarn ...more
Mary
Nov 13, 2012 rated it really liked it
Great reference book, breaks down types of yarns, pros, cons, use and care, specs, qualities. Not something I would sit down and read like I would with a how-to book.
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Oct 15, 2012 marked it as to-read
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Wow! What a helpful book!
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