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« on: August 15, 2006 11:41:24 AM »


I am seriously tempted to ask for these for my Christmas (I know I'm early!!) but I've noticed a few mentions online of mistakes in the patterns. Vogue's site only has a couple of corrections so I was wondering if anyone had these and what they thought. They are sooo pretty.

« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2006 05:11:29 PM »

I think that I was looking (no, drooling) at those today at the book store!  There are two volumes, yeah?  The stitches featured are indeed amazing--I've found quite a few like it for free online but having a put together book is pretty handy and efficient.  I haven't read anything negative about them but it's something you should definetely consider.  Maybe Vogue has published corrected versions since then?

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« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2006 11:36:46 AM »

I've heard really good things about these books. From what I know, there are only a few typos in them. The corrections can be found online if I'm not mistaken.

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« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2006 10:44:36 PM »

I want all three...the third one is listed at the back of the new Vogue Knitting. I want them....becaues then I can make ANYTHING!!!

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« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2006 08:42:50 AM »

the vogue books are nice, but i always have to recommend the barbara walker knitting treasuries. they each have hundreds of amazing stitch patterns, the only downfall being that they happen to be in black and white.

« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2006 09:41:05 AM »

Thanks for the replies - I don't know if I just want them cos they're beautiful!!! I managed to snag a copy of the first Barbara Walker Treasury on Ebay so that might sate me for a while - but I am so addicted to buying knitting books!!
« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2006 11:13:48 AM »

They're quite nice. My only complaint is a couple horrendous colors in the first one. I hear better things about the Barbara Walker treasuries though. I want those but I'm having trouble finding them anywhere but online. Sad

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