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Scarf Style: Innovative to Traditional, 31 Inspirational
Styles to Knit and Crochet
by Pam Allen (editor)
Thinking about knitting another fur scarf? Before you put
too much thought into it, take a look at "Scarf Style,"
by Pam Allen of Interweave Knits. Allen has put together
in this soft-cover book a collection of 31 scarves designed
by noted knitting designers.
The masterpiece of the collection is Color-On-Color by Katherine
Alexander. Imaginatively designed and knitted in numerous
of Paternayan Persian Yarn in shapes, stripes, Fair Isle
and I-Cord. There are nineteen sections of the 11-inch X
62-inch scarf. Directions come with a color schematic. Kits
are available from several sources at a wide range of prices,
so shop first before making a purchase. Perhaps, those of
us who plan on knitting Color-On-Color will start a knitting
This is a fabulous piece of work. Fair Isle Jazz designed
by Mags Kandis is a 54-inch delight of multi-color Fair
Isle connected by a solid swath of cables and baubles in
bright pink. (Check your stash to see if you might have
enough yarn for this one.)
Velvet by Lisa Daniels is a straightforward scarf knitted
in cables of one of the most luscious yarns available: Muench
Yarns Touch Me. Another one to add to my list.
have already purchased the yarn for Ruffles by Amanda Blair
Brown. I just need to figure out how the short-rows pattern
Floral Trellis Scarf by Ann Budd knitted in red-rose-hued
yarns of cotton chenille by Crystal Palace is another favorite.
This scarf will be a perfect costume accessory for a special
On the INTERNET, several bloggers are working on scarves
from this book, and one in particular is enchanted by the
Lady Eleanor stole. She is searching for a less expensive
Just put "Scarf Style" in the search box, and
the computer screen
fills up with information Scarf Style is not just another
knitting book. It is loaded with an intriguing and stylish
collection of scarves some of which might prove a challenge
to knit, but fabulous to own and wear or as a gift.
SCARF STYLE by Pam Allen/Editor of Interweave Knits.
(c) 2004 by Interweave Press, Inc. Loveland, Colorado
152 pages, $21.95 U.S.
By Janet McNichols (c)2005
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