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Sunday, November 13, 2005

Shipment of new books---going fast!

This past week, we received a large shipment of books.
Luxury Knits by Amanda Griffiths presents some lovely designs using luscious yarns. Barbara and Sallie each have their favorite patterns already!.

Designer Knitting with Kitty Bartholomew by Kitty Bartholomew and Kathy Price-Robinson give photos of a real person wearing the sweater designs with slight variations. The layout of the book is enhanced with lots of photos.

Knitter's Lib by Lena Maikon takes us along 20 All-season knit and crochet designs.

Cold weather is coming closer and closer and more frequently. hats gloves scarves by Lousia Harding has arrived. Guess what the patterns are all about? Right! Hats, gloves and scarves. We do have Louisa's yarn line in the shop!

Crochet Bags! by Candi Jensen arrived. We all need to carry "stuff." This book gives 15 "Hip projects for carrying your stuff!"

Wrap Style by Pam Allen and Ann Budd of Interweave Knits is back in stock. A nice variety of stylish and knit-able warming garments fill the pages of this book.

handknit Holidays by Melanie Falick. This highly anticipated book arrived giving us well photographed designs appropriate for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Winter Solstice. Of particular interests to certain members of the staff are the "Over-the-knee-socks" by Cindy Taylor found on page 83. Very eye catching!

Vickie Howell from DIY's Knitty Gritty authored New Knits on the Block: a guide to knitting what kids really want. Crowns, pirate bath set, viking dress-up, guitar pillows and super kid capes might be the perfect gift for your young friend.

More copies of The Knit Stitch by Sally Mellville arrived. Copies of Color also by SM are on the way!

Stop by soon!

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