Best Reference Books – Knitting and Knitwear Designs

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Knitting and Knitwear Designs subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Knitting and Knitwear Designs along with reviews.

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1. “Dress-to-Impress Knitted Boot Cuffs & Leg Warmers: 25 Fun to Wear Designs” by Pam Powers

“Dress-to-Impress Knitted Boot Cuffs & Leg Warmers: 25 Fun to Wear Designs” Book Review: This book has a collection of 25 boot cuffs and leg warmers. It has different styles of boot cuffs.

2. “The Complete Guide to Crescent Shawls: How to knit, design and wear crescent shawls (Knitting in Plain English Book 1)” by Julia Riede

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“The Complete Guide to Crescent Shawls” Book Review: This book contains all about crescent shawls it’s construction principles, calculating size and shape, altering existing patterns, incorporating stitch patterns into crescent shawls and lots of tips & tricks to create awesome crescent shawls and patterns. It also explains different ways to shape crescent shawls without using short rows, How to introduce stitch patterns, Pattern Templates & Recipes.

3. “Crochet Cowls: 15 Bold and Beautiful Designs” by Sharon Hernes Silverman

“Crochet Cowls: 15 Bold and Beautiful Designs” Book Review: This book includes simple graphic designs, some in striking black and white, as well as more complex colour patterns to present a variety of looks and styles. It also includes instructions and patterns for crocheting 15 strikingly beautiful cowls using traditional and Tunisian techniques, plus beautiful colour photos of the finished pieces.

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4. “Hot Knits: 30 Cool, Fun Designs to Knit and Wear” by Melissa Leapman and Joe Vandehatert

“Hot Knits: 30 Cool, Fun Designs to Knit and Wear” Book Review: This book has youthful knitters 30 fresh and fashionable designs, this knitting guide will appeal to busy knitters at all skill levels. It contains the quick-knit designs that fit into modern wardrobes, hectic lifestyles and include patterns that flatter all shapes and sizes. They are illustrated with dramatic fashion photography. This book has a collection of tanks, pullovers, cardigans, tunics, hoodies, jackets, a tube top and a dress. The designs feature fun details such as ruffles, leather lacing and fringed borders and are worked in a variety of exciting colors and textures as well as price points of yarn. It also provides hot tips and specific comments to aid in a garment’s construction and knitter-friendly details such as how to make successful yarn substitutions, an abbreviations list and a guide to materials and instructional resources.

5. “Knits for Bears to Wear: More than 20 Fun, Knit-to-Fit Fashions for All Teddies and Toys Including 18-Inch Dolls” by Amy O’Neill Houck

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“Knits for Bears to Wear: More than 20 Fun, Knit-to-Fit Fashions for All Teddies and Toys Including 18-Inch Dolls” Book Review: This book has twenty-four patterns for a trunk-full of fashions including sweaters and ponchos, pajamas and formal wear, even a mermaid costume and a wizard’s cap and gown. These patterns are written for the most popular teddy size and easy to follow sidebars allow you to custom tailor garments to a variety of popular toys including 18-inch dolls and ensuring a perfect fit. It also has instructions on how to measure your bear or doll and tips on sizing. It provides all the tools that we need to be sure their favorite toys are always in style.

6. “Knitting 24/7: 30 Projects to Knit, Wear, and Enjoy, On the Go and Around the Clock” by Véronik Avery and Thayer Allyson Gowdy

“Knitting 24/7: 30 Projects to Knit, Wear, and Enjoy, On the Go and Around the Clock” Book Review: This book has a collection of stylish clothing and accessories. Ranging from sweaters, scarves and shrugs to hats and mitts. This book represents both what knitters want to wear and what they actually have time to create. The book has gorgeous color photographs capturing knitters in a range of settings a morning at work, a dinner with friends, a relaxing weekend afternoon, evoking the time of day when each wardrobe item might be worn.

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7. “Knit Beanies: Easy to Make, Fun to Wear” by Karen M Burns
8. “Knitted Snoods (Twenty to Make)” by Monica Russel

“Knitted Snoods” Book Review: This book includes 20 unique designs in a range of colours, styles and using a variety of knitting stitches and yarns. This contains the snoods which are knitted in lighter, lacy yarns for spring and summer, while others are made in medium and heavier yarns for autumn and winter. These patterns are suitablable for competent beginners as well as more advanced knitters.

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