Mason-Dixon Knitting Outside the Lines

Mason-Dixon Knitting Outside the Lines

Patterns, Stories, Pictures, True Confessions, Tricky Bits, Whole New Worlds, and Familiar Ones, Too

Book - 2008
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A new collection of 30 projects that will take you on knitting adventures. Gardiner and Shayne wind their way through patterns for adults, children and homes, including patterns by other knitwear designers such as Bonne Marie Burns. Helpful and humorous sidebars discuss the pitfalls of the sweater coat (including bathrobe syndrome), the beauty of Shetland wool, how to make a stitch marker out of citrus peel or tin foil, and the Holy Crap moment, where a pattern breakthrough occurs. Gardiner and Shayne alternate personal anecdotes throughout, with an especially enjoyable piece by Shayne about participating in the Tennessee State Fair knitting contest.
Publisher: New York : Potter Craft ; c2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780307381705
0307381706
Branch Call Number: 746.432 G168m 2008
Characteristics: 159 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Shayne, Ann

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ClaireM_W
Feb 13, 2013

I do love the healthy, happy atmosphere of the M.-D. books. They are my favourite antidote to the almost pedantic 'facts only' knitting books.

Thundymac Sep 29, 2011

Great patterns, amusing stories. I like this almost as much their first collaboration. And the swiffer cover/ dog coat is to die for!

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