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The Best of Knitscene: A Collection of Simple Stylish and Spirited Knits

Enjoy the 20 most popular knitting patterns on expert advice from the first five years of Knitscene magazine.

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Enjoy the 20 most popular knitting patterns and expert advice from the first five years of Knitscene magazine in The Best of Knitscene.

The knitwear designs of this one-of-kind collection have been knitted thousands of times by hundreds of knitters around the world. For the first time ever Lisa Shroyer, editor of Knitscene magazine, has compiled the most beloved, fashionable creations into a single all-star collection. Among the patterns included are Heather Lodinsky's Central Park Hoodie, Connie Chang Chinchio's Geodesic Cardigan, Katie Himmelberg's Phiaro Scarf, and other favorite designs. And these patterns are even better than ever, they've been updated with corrections, additional sizes, technique tutorials, and more. Some of these must-have knit patterns are now out of print, so Lisa is offering you a second chance to add them into your knitting pattern collection.

Plus, you'll get articles and profiles on some of the most popular designers including Cecily Glowik MacDonald, Star Athena, and Kate Gagnon Osborn.
With The Best of Knitscene you'll fall in love all over again with your favorite patterns from Knitscene.
Table of Contents
Knitscene Style by Kate Sonnick

  • Central Park Hoodie by Heather Lodinsky
  • Geodesic Cardigan by Connie Chang Chinchio
  • Oscilloscope Shawl by Kate Gagnon Osborn
  • Profile of Kate Gagnon Osborn
  • Tempest Beret by Kate Gagnon Osborn
  • Equinox Raglan by Debbie O'Neill
  • Molly Ringwald by Michele Rose Orne
  • Freshman Cable Socks by Star Athena
  • Profile of Star Athena
  • Kimono Socks by Star Athena
  • Kenobi Jacket by Norah Gaughan
  • Opulent Raglan by Wendy Bernard
  • Phiaro Scarf by Katie Himmelberg
  • Michaelmas Mitts by Cecily Glowik MacDonald
  • Profile of Cecily Glowik MacDonald
  • Pinch Hat by Cecily Glowik MacDonald
  • Heather Hoodie Vest by Debbie O'Neill
  • Helleborus Yoke by Mathew Gnagy
  • Emily Shawl by Mandy Moore
  • Rutabaga bag by Chrissy Gardiner
  • Ribby Toque by Carol Sulcoski
  • Riding to Avalon by Connie Chang
  • Chinchio Berkshire Dolman
  • Sweater by Melissa Wehrle

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    About the Author
    Lisa Shroyer is the editor of Knitscene magazine. She has also worked as the patterns editor for Interweave Knits and Knitscene magazines since 2005, where she has seen thousands of knitting patterns and all possible permutations of sweater construction. A life-long knitter, she has combined her expertise and her eye for design with a passion for knitting for plus sizes in Knitting Plus, her first book. Lisa lives in North Carolina.
    “This book is a fun one.  Twenty classic, stylish patterns for sweaters,  vests,  shawls,  hats and socks.  I want to make every single one of them,  from the Oscilloscope Shawl to the Equinox Raglan to the Central Park Hoodie.” – Austin-American Statesman

    “Written by the author of “Knitting Plus” and the editor of “Knitscene”,  this book features the magazine's 20 most popular styles.” – Knitting at Large

    “All of the patterns have been published in the magazine,  but if you don’t have them all, this is a great eclectic collection of patterns.  There are extras too.  I really enjoyed the article about how Knitscene uses sweater trends and how to wear them.  There’s a sprinkling of profiles of Knitscene’s favorite designers and I never get tired of reading about designers’ inspirations.” –

    "I predict that by then end of next year I'll have knitted five projects from The Best of Knitscene. That's a pretty high endorsement!” –

    SKU: 11KN04

    Author/Speaker/Editor: Lisa Shroyer

    Format: Hardcover

    ISBN 13: 9781596683266

    Number Of Pages: 144