Margaret Radcliffe The Knitting Answer Book

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The Knitting Answer Book

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Written in a Q&A format, this reference provides on-hand advice whenever and wherever you need it. From needle sizes and yarn weights to dropped stitches, tight ribbing, chart reading and curling edges, the answer is only ever a few pages away.

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Margaret Radcliffe teaches classes and workshops on Continental and English methods of knitting throughout North America and has designed a line of knitting patterns that are available on her website.

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“Absent a live-in grandma or an all-night craft store, it can be hard to get solutions to your knitting and crocheting problems when you need them.  That’s where The Knitting Answer Book...comes in.   Th[is] handy volume addresses myriad issues that can arise in the middle of a needlework project.”  – McClatchy Tribune wire service

 

“Crafty consumers who have a knack for ...knitting...should consider...The Knitting Answer Book.  The pocket-sized book touts ‘solutions to every problem you’ll ever face and answers to every question you’ll ever ask’.  Author Margaret Radcliffe, an experienced knitter and knitting teacher provides the answers.” – San Diego Family magazine

 

“[an] excellent solution-oriented ‘Answer Book’ guide goes beyond most craft titles, providing answers to common questions and problems.  Margaret Radcliffe’s The Knitting Answer Book covers problem-solving techniques for knitting tangles, from handling twisted knitting and increase/decrease directions to controlling fabric qualities.  ...[H]ighly recommended pick.” – Library Bookwatch

 

“What avid knitter hasn’t come across a problem or question – usually at the most inconvenient time—at some point in their knitting?  With its clear, detailed answers to hundreds of knitting quandaries, this book will come to the rescue.”

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“Margaret Radcliffe’s The Knitting Answer Book seek[s] to take the place of [a] helpful friends by anticipating and answering some of the most common questions crafters have.  The book covers the basics of forming stitches, shaping and blocking, as well as more advanced techniques.  One ... should be on every fiber lovers bookshelf.”  -- BookPage

 

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