Heirloom Afghans to Knit & Crochet

Heirloom Afghans to Knit & Crochet

Jean Leinhauser & Rita Weiss

Book - 2005
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Crafters who wish to showcase their skills, pamper themselves or someone special, or mark an occasion with a one-of-a-kind remembrance, will love knitting or crocheting the luxurious afghans in this new book. All are heirloom-quality afghans--displayed in breathtaking color photos--featuring deluxe yarns such as silk blends, mohair, or cashmere. And it's an anything-but-ordinary collection that includes new takes on classic afghans, afghans with hundreds of bullion stitches, and those that look like the finest lace. You'll be proud to give any one as a gift for a wedding, christening, anniversary, dedication ceremony or whenever you want to show love or appreciation with a gift well worth the time and cost--one that will be cherished for a lifetime!

Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub., c2005
ISBN: 9781402723056
Branch Call Number: 746.43 LEI
Characteristics: 128 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Weiss, Rita


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Jul 21, 2006

Usually I stay away from books that have both knit and crochet patterns in it, because I usually choose patterns by what I am in the mood to do - knit or crochet. This book has a mixture and, to my dismay, is no different than the many others that I have come across. The delineation is not in the table of contents, or the index. Sure they specify this on every pattern but it is on the inside of the page by the binding so you have to physically look at every pattern! Let me choose! Don''t make me hunt for my preference and let''s face it, knit afghans may look lovely, they do take a lot of time to make. So if you are in a hurry to crochet a baby afghan, you won''t be able to make a quick start using this book.


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