The Best of Knitters “Jackets for Work and Play”

February 6, 2007 at 7:26 am 2 comments

I have selected two patterns to begin knitting from a wonderful book called
“Jackets for Work and Play” (ISBN: 1933064056)


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  • 1. Mark Stringfellow  |  February 6, 2007 at 9:28 pm

    I found the book information for your BLOG readers:

    Jackets-For Work & Play (Best of Knitter’s Magazine series, The) (Paperback)
    by Rick Mondragon (Editor), Elaine Rowley (Editor), Alexis Xenakis (Photographer)
    Product Details
    Paperback: 108 pages
    Publisher: Xrx Books (August 1, 2006)
    Language: English
    ISBN-10: 1933064056
    ISBN-13: 978-1933064055

    Book Description
    After more than 20 years of quality publishing and numerous sold-out issues, Knitter’s Magazine has compiled the best jacket projects designed by renowned players in the knitting field. The 25 projects cover a wide range of classic styles—from suits to coats to light-weight cover ups—that provide stylish options for both work and play. Stitches such as the slip stitch, linen stitch, and moss stitch are introduced, as well as more advanced techniques that are thoroughly illustrated with detailed instructions. Creative finishing options are also provided for the motivated knitter seeking to customize and personalize their projects.

    About the Author
    Rick Mondragon is the editor of Knitter’s Magazine. He teaches specialized knitting techniques across the country. Elaine Rowley is a former editor of Knitter’s Magazine and the current editor of XRX Books. Alexis Xenakis is the publisher of Knitter’s Magazine and XRX Books. All three live in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

  • 2. Penny Whitney  |  February 7, 2007 at 5:57 pm

    The sweater in the illustration is extremely smart. Am looking forward to learning more by reading more about knitting beyond the knit/perl stage.


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