Saturday, November 12, 2005

Donna Kooler's Encyclopedia of Knitting



I found this puppy at a Borders Outlet store over Halloween weekend for only $5.99 (god, I love bargains). I vaguely remember seeing this featured on Knitty.com? and when I paged through it at the store I knew I had to have it. It's a resource book, mainly. It has some patterns, but what makes this book a gem is the glossary of knitting stitches complete with instructions in chart and written form. Talk about inspiration! Everything from rib and moss stitches, to cables, laces, and so on. Now I can make all my knitting fantasies come true... (did I say that out loud?). Ahem, ummm...I highly recommend.

I didn't pay full price for this and neither should you. Check your local Borders Outlet (I heart you Borders Outlet) if you have one at your nearest outlet mall. If not, check the bargain book tables (you know where they are) at your local Borders. It might be there. You never know. If all else fails, start dropping hints to your friends and family. Christmas is coming afterall.

Speaking of winter stuff: We might be getting our first snow shower of season this week. Oh Golden Snowball, will you once again be ours?

2 comments:

Diana said...

I'm definitely going to check out Borders. Thanks for the heads up!

Karin said...

Yeah I will have to checkout Borders sometime too. I think I work near one.

And that Golden Snowball thing's hilarious. I remember those days...we hardly get any snow in Chicago, that sticks at least, in comparison.