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amy 11-05-2004 03:26 AM

My Favorite Pattern Book
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My favorite book for knitting patterns is Ann Budd's The Knitter's Handy Book of Patterns. The patterns are basic, which makes them a great starting point for one's own embellishments. The best thing about the book is that instructions are given for multiple sizes and gauges. So you can buy whatever yarn you like, knit up a little swatch to get gauge, and you're all set to make one of the following!:
  • socks
    and scarves!
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Here are a few pictures of things I've knitted from this book's basic patterns!

Nancy 12-25-2004 06:31 PM

My current favorite...
Weekend Knitting... I made 3 pairs of those elf booties for small children on my list. I've made 2 pr of the mitts. Lots of the rest of the patterns are tempting me. I picked it up at my library, but I'll probably have to get myself a copy.

All projects can be done in a day, maybe 2. Nice things, too.

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