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Who Moved My Cheese?
If Democrats Had Any Brains, They'd Be Republicans
Scientific Secrets for Self-Control
Just One Damned Thing After Another
The Vanishing
Exercises in Knitting
The Good Dream
The Very Best of Edgar Allan Poe
The Chosen
BT-Kids' Knits
Talking God
The Professor
The Christmas Files
The Finisher
Home Decor for 18-Inch Dolls: Create 10 Room Settings with Furniture and 15 Outfits with Accessories
Dracula and Other Stories
A New Song
Christy
All Quiet on the Western Front
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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Weekend Knitting: 50 Unique Projects and Ideas

Weekend Knitting: 50 Unique Projects and IdeasWeekend Knitting: 50 Unique Projects and Ideas by Melanie Falick
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

I was a little disappointed in this book.  There are 50 project designed by different well-known designers and each talks a bit about her knitting and project which is very interesting, but most of the projects are very plain.  Some of my favorite designers have projects, so I was anticipating stunning designs from them, but most are more like beginner projects.  I guess I should have anticipated this because the projects are designed to be completed in a weekend, but I got the book as a Kindle book, so I didn't get to see the projects before I bought it.

There are a few projects that I will probably make like the lace edged pillow cases, the little bolero jacket which is wonderful and the ear flap caps, so I feel like I got my money's worth, but I wish the  elf toe slippers were in adult sizes.  They are so cute, I may just have to make them and find a kid to give them to;>)


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