Book Review: Knitting Block by Block by Nicky Epstein

A great new knitting book that I reviewed over at my Catherine Chant Crochet website.

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Knitting Block by  Block by Nicky Epstein Book Cover Available at Amazon.com

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.

Angel Blossom knitted block in progress on needle Angel Blossom Block In Progress

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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