Monday, 13 January 2014

Book Review Knits From an English Rose

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Timeless, accessible and unabashedly romantic, this collection from renowned knitwear designer Louisa Harding will charm knitters of all levels. Inspired by Edwardian style, these 25 accessories all feature Louisa's signature touches, such as subtle shaping, masterful and delicate stitch pattern combinations (especially cables and lace), beautiful embellishments and exciting fibres. The fashionable, feminine projects range from capelets, collars and cowls to gloves, hats, purses and scarves and include notes from Louisa.

Hardcover: 144 pages
Publisher: Sixth&Spring (7 Jan 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 193609665X
ISBN-13: 978-1936096657

About the Author
Louisa Harding is a leading knitwear designer with a worldwide reputation for romantic, beautifully flattering designs. She began her career with Rowan Yarns and now has an eponymous yarn line that is distributed internationally. Her work has been published in Vogue Knitting, Designer Knits (UK), Interweave Knits and many other knitting magazines. She lives in Yorkshire, England.

The Patterns
Carrie Rosette Shawl
Ada Clutch Purse
Bette Bow Beret
Astrid Whispery Scarf
Loretta Elegant Collar
Mabel Cheeky Mittens
Flora Wild Rose Purse
Peggy Pretty Collar
Lulu Lacy Capelet
Estelle Fern Bobble Scarf
Faye Ruby Beret
Myrtle Fur Collar
Lola Chic Little Purse
Constance Rose Bud Mittens
Agnes Princess Cape
Muriel Paisley Capelet
Evelyn Glamorous Bobble Hats
Laverne Beautiful Bloom Hats
Irma Flirty Hat
Winnie Flirty Bobble Hat
Eunice Coronet Capelet
Hattie Elegant Mittens
Bonnie Butterfly Vest
Velma Wispy Shrug
Nora Dazzle Scarves

General Information
Finishing Techniques
Yarn Information
Interchangeable Yarn Table

Knits from an English Rose is available from Amazon

Disclosure: The lovely people at GMC Group sent me this book to review. I am not being paid for writing this review. All my reviews are honest and on things that I genuinely love and would recommend to my readers.

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