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Crayon Cowls

My Grandmother's Knitting: Family Stories and Inspired Knits from Top Designers
Knitting
September 2011
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches in stitch patterns given
200 - 300 yards (183 - 274 m)

Simple but striking, these cowls (two versions) bring together easy, enjoyable stitch patterns and pure color. They’re perfect for teaching a new knitter, delivering a big impact using simple stitches. And they’re as bold and dazzling as Kirsten Kapur’s three great aunts who are profiled in the book.

About the book…..

When most people think of their grandmother’s knitting, they might not immediately see the connection to a modern knitter’s life. But in My Grandmother’s Knitting, Larissa Brown shows us that nothing could be further from the truth.

Many of today’s hippest and most popular knitters found their passion for knitting under the tutelage of their grandmother or another revered family member, and in this book, they share stories and patterns inspired by their memories and their gratitude.

This book is available for preorder on amazon and will be released September 1, 2011.