Book Review: Knitting Block by Block by Nicky Epstein
A great new knitting book that I reviewed over at my Catherine Chant Crochet website.
Knitting Block by Block by Nicky Epstein offers 150 different styles of blocks, divided into six categories: Basic, Applique, Colorwork, Special Techniques and Cables/Counterpanes. That’s a lot of blocks!
As soon as I saw this beautiful hardcover book, I couldn’t wait to read it and start on some projects. Each section shows a full or half-page color photo of the block, and indicates the page number for the instructions.
The first block I tried was from the Special Techniques chapter. I chose the Angel Blossom design because it looked so pretty and I’d never done bobbles before, so I wanted to learn something new.
The crystal clear instructions made it very easy to successfully knit my first bobbles perfectly!
Next I tested out a couple of the basic blocks from the first chapter, the Classic Diamond and the Classic Decrease, and then…
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