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One-Skein Wonders It took me a minute to see the logic in organizing the patterns by yarn weight but I could see how that could be really useful The pictures of the projects, however, were not at all well organized I would have liked to have seen all the hats and like things each in their own sections As for the project themselves there were the expected scarves and baby items There were also a lot of what I call bazaar junk You know them, they are kind of things that give knitters bad names Fortunately the It took me a minute to see the logic in organizing the patterns by yarn weight but I could see how that could be really useful The pictures of the projects, however, were not at all well organized I would have liked to have seen all the hats and like things each in their own sections As for the project themselves there were the expected scarves and baby items There were also a lot of what I call bazaar junk You know them, they are kind of things that give knitters bad names Fortunately there are a few gems and some I have already made having found someone s altered version posted online I wouldn t call this the best pattern book but it has enough for beginners that I think it s well worth it for a newcomer to knitting and experienced knitters may find enough that they can alter to their tastes I have hopes for the second book in this series 101 Designer One Skein Wonders and will review it once I m finished I am super excited about this It s divided into sections based on yarn type, and now I have ideas on what to do with the small amounts of cashmere and sparkly novelty yarn I have Yay I found this book lackluster I only found one pattern I m going to make for sure and I have to alter that one note I did decide on a few , see below This isn t a bad book, it just didn t speak to me There are a very few crochet patterns in here it is mostly knits One additional note, before you start any pattern in this book check the corrections page There are a lot of mistakes for a book of this size I ripped out many rows trying to figure out what I had done wrong apparently I w I found this book lackluster I only found one pattern I m going to make for sure and I have to alter that one note I did decide on a few , see below This isn t a bad book, it just didn t speak to me There are a very few crochet patterns in here it is mostly knits One additional note, before you start any pattern in this book check the corrections page There are a lot of mistakes for a book of this size I ripped out many rows trying to figure out what I had done wrong apparently I was attracted to the mistake ridden patterns Turns out it wasn t me When I finally thought to check the errata on the publishers website , I found all my problems made clear There are 23 corrected patterns in all I have to wonder if there was any editing involved in this project at all It s very unprofessional I m tempted to downgrade it to one star but the patterns are better than that After you get the proper instructions, that is This is one of the very best of the One Skein books I can t even count the number of things I have made from this The patterns are greatvery fashionable and yet most are simple to do It s great when you are working on big projects and need a little break, a quick gift or for charity knitting If the house was burning, this is one of the books I d grab. This is a handy little book packed with a variety of patterns that require just one ball of yarn I like the way the book is divided into sections according to yarn type bulky, heavy worsted, worsted mohair,worsted, sport weight,fingering, and novelty So you can immediately go to that section to match a pattern with the yarn you want to use The middle of the book contains color photos of all the projects for quick and easy browsing.Be sure to check out the publisher s website www.storey.com This is a handy little book packed with a variety of patterns that require just one ball of yarn I like the way the book is divided into sections according to yarn type bulky, heavy worsted, worsted mohair,worsted, sport weight,fingering, and novelty So you can immediately go to that section to match a pattern with the yarn you want to use The middle of the book contains color photos of all the projects for quick and easy browsing.Be sure to check out the publisher s website www.storey.com for corrections to some of the patterns I got this when I was newer to knitting, and oh my goodness, it s a treasure Nowadays it s a bit simple for me, but there are plenty of great ideas I like the unusual format and the way pattern stitches are put on the margins so you can refer to them The little blurbs add a lot of flavour to the book and each pattern Some of the hat patterns are kind of dumb, but you don t have to make anything you don t like I hate the fact that the picture index in the middle is all mixed up and out of or I got this when I was newer to knitting, and oh my goodness, it s a treasure Nowadays it s a bit simple for me, but there are plenty of great ideas I like the unusual format and the way pattern stitches are put on the margins so you can refer to them The little blurbs add a lot of flavour to the book and each pattern Some of the hat patterns are kind of dumb, but you don t have to make anything you don t like I hate the fact that the picture index in the middle is all mixed up and out of order, but they fixed that with later installments to the series Strongly recommend all the 101 One skein wonder books There Are Lonely, Single Skeins Of Yarn In Every Knitter S Closet Casualties Of Projects Discarded In Mid Row, Single Balls Of Alpaca Or Cashmere Because You Can T Afford Than One, The Leftovers From Long Completed Projects They Really Should Be Used, But For What Here Are Original And Charming Solutions To The Perpetual One Skein Problem Contributed By Yarn Shops Across The United States, These Patterns Include Hats, Mittens, Scarves, Bags, Socks, Baby Sweaters, Belts, Headbands, A Cell Phone Carrier, And Even A Tea Cozy And A Set Of Coasters, Each Using Just A Single Skein Of YarnWith Patterns Arranged By Yarn Weight, You Ll Easily Find Broad Ranges Of Possibilities For Your Particular Yarn Orphans Each Pattern Includes The Names Of The Contributing Yarn Shop And The Designer And An Image Of The Completed Project It s kind of weird that I own three of the books from this series, but I don t think I ve knit a single project from any of them Still a useful book, I will probably knit from it eventually I got this one when it was deeply discounted. Wish the color pictures were placed with the projects Nothing for me. I have a many single skeins of yarn, so this series is perfect for me I can use enough of the patterns to make the book well worth the price.


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About the Author: Judith Durant

Judith Durant is a knitter and beadworker as well as author and editor of several books on both subjects Trained as a theatrical costume designer, she took a circuitous route through various costume shops in New York, on to a New York theatrical book publishing house, and then to Interweave Press in Colorado, where she was book editor and one of the founding editors of Interweave Knits.Judith is currently a freelance writer, editor, designer, and teacher based in Massachusetts She hasthan 25 years of experience in publishing and a wealth of experience in many crafts Judith can help you with editorial project management, design development and pattern writing, and technical and copy editing Judith is also available to teach workshops at your shop or guild meeting.