Arans and Celtics (The Best of Knitter's Series)by XRX Books
After more than 18 years of quality publishing and numerous sold-out issues, Knitter's Magazine has compiled the best Aran and Celtic projects to meet the demands of their readers. The sweaters, jackets, and vests included in this book are designed by a group of the best-known designers in the knitting field. Knitters are introduced to cable techniques with clearly illustrated patterns for knitting updated versions of traditional Aran and Celtic designs. Women's, men's, children's, and unisex sizing and styles are included. These fabulous pieces are made in a variety of fibers including soft wools, cotton blends, shiny ribbons, and luxury threads.
About the Author:
Rick Mondragon is the editor of Knitter's Magazine. He also teaches specialized knitting techniques across the country. Elaine Rowley is the former editor of Knitter's Magazine and is the current managing editor for XRX Books. They both live in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Alexis Xenakis lives in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
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Great collection of classic cabled sweaters. Some photos are obviously dated but it is obviously the best of the best of years of magazine designs. A great collection.
I want to make every project in this book and already have all the supplies to make a very intricate vest featured. I like the way the patterns are laid out, this is thorough and has very good detail. I think this is probably the best book I have, most books having a pattern or two I like and some good pointers. This one is packed from cover to cover.