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Knit scarves! : / 16 cool patterns to keep you warm / Candi Jensen.

By: Jensen, Candi.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., 2004Description: 95 pages.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1580175775.Subject(s): Knitting -- Patterns | Scarves | Knitting patterns-Juvenile literature | Knitting patterns-scarvesDDC classification: 746.432
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

A staple of the knitting repertoire, scarves are the perfect vehicle to display your unique style and love of color. Renowned needlework designer Candi Jensen offers 16 foolproof patterns that will have even beginners confidently crafting handmade masterpieces, while more experienced knitters will delight in trying new techniques and exploring advanced yarn variations. Full of straightforward advice, simple color-coded instructions, and plenty of encouragement, Knit Scarves will inspire you to pull out your needles and keep your neck fashionably warm.

Includes 16 scarf patterns and ideas for designing scarves.

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Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Simply Knit (p. 6)
  • A Touch of Fur (p. 20)
  • Odds and Ends (p. 24)
  • Classic Stripes (p. 28)
  • Chunky Monkey (p. 32)
  • Cable Car (p. 36)
  • Garden of Flowers (p. 40)
  • Long and Skinny (p. 46)
  • Mohair and Lace (p. 50)
  • Ribbon Drop Stitch (p. 54)
  • Traveling Vine Lace (p. 58)
  • Feather and Fan (p. 62)
  • Woven Knit (p. 66)
  • Fair Isle Favorite (p. 70)
  • Snuggly Neck Warmer (p. 76)
  • Random Diagonals (p. 80)
  • Mohair Diamonds (p. 84)
  • Glossary (p. 91)
  • Acknowledgments (p. 93)
  • Index (p. 94)

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Library Journal Review

Storey has added two entries to its colorful series of knitting pattern books, which features sturdy, die-cut, paper-over-board binding and an affordable price tag. Scarves are a popular first project for beginners and are so easy to knit that surely another book about them is overkill. Or is it? Jensen (Hooked on Crochet) combines patterns for a wide variety of scarves with a wealth of knitting tips and ideas to assist readers in designing scarves. A range of alternative yarns is pictured for most scarves. Designer McCarthy includes even more knitting instruction, reflecting the complexity of sock knitting compared with scarf knitting. Longtime knitters will appreciate her tips for achieving a "jogless jog" when knitting stripes in the round and for knitting with five double-pointed needles instead of four. Like other books in the series, these are aimed at readers who know the rudiments of knitting, i.e., how to knit and purl. Each design is pictured in a full-page color photo with full instructions in a reader-friendly, row-by-row chart of knitting instructions. A good buy for public libraries. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.