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Vogue Knitting. Review and Giveaway.

Vogue Knitting. Ultimate Knitting Book.

I got my first Vogue Knitting. The Ultimate Knitting Book. more than three years ago, it was a beautiful edition in golden tones and one of my first big knitting reference books. I loved it dearly until a huge hurricane hit the town and half of my library was sinking in water. When I was contacted with the offer to write the review for the brand new edition of this great book, I immediately said yes, because I knew it would be amazing and something that you will also like!

Vogue Knitting. Ultimate Knitting Book.

300+ pages of completely revised and updated information on all kinds of aspects of knitting – starting from supplies and introduction to basic stitches to designing your own projects. It is jam packed with information in a very easy and comprehensive format both in written and visual forms. And apart from its practical use, it is just a great coffee table book – absolutely in love with the new cover design and its sleek pages with beautiful photos and illustrations.

Vogue Knitting. Ultimate Knitting Book.

Vogue Knitting. Ultimate Knitting Book.

I love how universal Vogue Knitting is – both complete beginners and advanced knitters will find it useful. One of the new sections for more advanced crafters are the chapters on hat, glove, sock and shawl design and construction – 100+ pages on knitwear design! This section reveals the logic behind the design, breaks it down for you in a very easy to grasp visual form and walks you through the whole process. So, if you have been dreaming of putting your ideas into shape, but were lost where to start, you will find your answers here.

Vogue Knitting. Ultimate Knitting Book.

The book formatting is very user friendly – each section has its own specific color which makes it very easy to navigate. All the information is in the right place in the right time – photos, illustrations, step-by-step written instructions, schematics, charts – the editors used all the tools possible to present you each concept in the best way.

Vogue Knitting. Ultimate Knitting Book.

I really love this quote from Elizabeth Zimmerman at the end of the book… Yes, we, knitters, are very fortunate.

Vogue Knitting. Ultimate Knitting Book.

GIVEAWAY

And of course, I cannot leave you without a chance to win a copy! Please, leave a comment under this post to enter the giveaway. The giveaway is open to US, Canada and Mexico until 25th of February! Good luck!!

The giveaway is closed! The winner will be announced on Wednesday, 28th of February!

Hope you are having a wonderful week!


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By | 2018-02-25T09:08:58+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Books, Knitting|63 Comments

63 Comments

  1. Vicky February 14, 2018 at 9:12 am - Reply

    What a beautiful book! So many answers to so many questions I didn’t even know I needed. A great book for any knitters library and maybe for mine.

  2. Jessie Tropp February 14, 2018 at 9:17 am - Reply

    Always wanted that book, would be thrilled to win it!

  3. Gail Anderson February 14, 2018 at 9:25 am - Reply

    I’m a Northern California girl who came to live in Mexico. Learned to knit from a book – The Complete Encyclopedia Of Stitchery, and am still devoted to knitting. I’d love to see what’s new – and bone up on the omre traditional, as well.

  4. Martha February 14, 2018 at 9:28 am - Reply

    A wonderful book for all of us that love knitting, would love to have it!

  5. Nancy February 14, 2018 at 9:30 am - Reply

    This looks like a wonderful knitting resource. I would love to win a copy to advance my skills!

    Nancy in IL

  6. Sheri February 14, 2018 at 9:32 am - Reply

    I would love to add this to my collection!

  7. Reanna February 14, 2018 at 9:36 am - Reply

    That book looks amazing. I don’t have many knitting books but feel like I need to start a collection…

  8. Joan February 14, 2018 at 9:40 am - Reply

    Would be honored to receive one!

  9. Magoo February 14, 2018 at 9:45 am - Reply

    Looks like a great resource!

  10. marty February 14, 2018 at 9:47 am - Reply

    Looks like a must have book for every knitter at every level

  11. Cheryl February 14, 2018 at 9:50 am - Reply

    What a beautiful resource book. I would love to add this to my knitting library!

  12. Ali February 14, 2018 at 10:00 am - Reply

    I have never even looked through the original-time to go to the book store!!

  13. Annalisa February 14, 2018 at 10:23 am - Reply

    I had a knitting reference book I learned to knit from, but I lent it to a friend who was learning to knit and she moved to another state without returning it. I would love to have a new reference book on the shelf! This one is much more elegant than the other, as informative as it was. Fingers crossed!

  14. Kate Greenwood February 14, 2018 at 10:30 am - Reply

    Gorgeous book! I’d love a copy!

  15. Corinna February 14, 2018 at 10:56 am - Reply

    Awesome!!!! A must have to get thru my NE winters!

  16. Grace February 14, 2018 at 10:58 am - Reply

    A lovely book and a lovely blog!!!

  17. Karen February 14, 2018 at 11:05 am - Reply

    You are so right, this is a beautiful book, love to have one. Thank you for the give away!

  18. Pam February 14, 2018 at 11:13 am - Reply

    I’m so glad I found your blog. You supply useful informative in an understandable manner. From what you wrote about it, it looks like this book will too. I’d love to add it to my collection.

  19. Meagan February 14, 2018 at 11:14 am - Reply

    I’ve heard a lot about this book and it looks like a real tome of information. Looking forward to checking it out for myself.

  20. Janet Welsh February 14, 2018 at 11:18 am - Reply

    Vogue and knitting go together so well. It would be so great to have this book!

  21. Marina Rejstrom February 14, 2018 at 11:22 am - Reply

    Would love to win a copy!

  22. Melissa February 14, 2018 at 11:40 am - Reply

    Sweet giveaway, Alina! And thanks for your excellent review of the book–I have been curious about the new edition! ~Melissa

  23. Wendy February 14, 2018 at 11:45 am - Reply

    Beautiful book! I’ll have to check it out.

  24. Margaret Berger February 14, 2018 at 12:15 pm - Reply

    Please enter me! I’d love this book! Thank you for the great giveaway.

  25. Nan February 14, 2018 at 12:25 pm - Reply

    This book is at the top of my (very long) book wish list. I’ve been drooling over the copy I checked out from the library. It’s comprehensive, it’s reliable, it’s clear, helpful and usable–and on top of all that it’s gorgeous!

  26. Elizabeth M February 14, 2018 at 12:35 pm - Reply

    It looks amazing! I’ve added it to my wish list for when my husband finds a job.

  27. Beverly February 14, 2018 at 12:38 pm - Reply

    What a beautiful and informative reference book! I’d love to have it!

  28. Vasiliki February 14, 2018 at 1:56 pm - Reply

    This would be a great reference book. I am always learning something new!

  29. Adrienne February 14, 2018 at 2:01 pm - Reply

    Oooh, I’ve had my eye on this! Thanks for the great review 🙂

  30. Lindleva February 14, 2018 at 2:34 pm - Reply

    Now I need it, thanks to you. I’m particularly interested in that new section about design !

  31. diane wright February 14, 2018 at 2:45 pm - Reply

    It is always a good day when I receive one of your emails and today is no exception. I am delighted to hear that there is a new and updated edition of this fabulous book. It is the best knitting reference book Ever and I can’t wait to receive the new one. Yes we knitters are indeed a fortunate lot!

  32. Joanne Johnson February 14, 2018 at 4:51 pm - Reply

    I have been knitting for over 40 years, but there is always something more to learn. This looks like a very comprehensive guidet to everything you ever wanted to know and learn about knitting. A book every new and long time knitter would greatly benefit from. I would consider myself very lucky to have it in my library.

  33. Jeannette February 14, 2018 at 5:05 pm - Reply

    I’ve only been knitting a year. What a great resource the book would be!

  34. Margaret February 14, 2018 at 5:29 pm - Reply

    I’ve been eyeing this book. I think I need it.

  35. Deborah February 14, 2018 at 5:47 pm - Reply

    I have been eyeing this book for some time now! I am a beginner knitter who learns something new each week. I make a point of trying a new stitch or new project in an effort to continue growing at this craft. I love it and would love this book to help with my fast growing passing for knitting. ☺❤

  36. Anne Bean February 14, 2018 at 6:41 pm - Reply

    I’d love to win this book!

  37. Sue February 14, 2018 at 7:09 pm - Reply

    Good review–as user-friendly as the book itself!

  38. Angela February 14, 2018 at 7:16 pm - Reply

    Thanks so much for the review! What a wonderful resource! I would love to add it to my knitting library! Thanks so much for the chance!

  39. Richard (in Charlotte, NC) February 14, 2018 at 9:56 pm - Reply

    I need all the knitting books and help I can get my hands on! Thanks for reviewing the new edition and for having this give-away.

  40. Becky February 14, 2018 at 10:18 pm - Reply

    Oh man, I would love to win a copy of this book! I’ve never owned a copy, and am would be delighted to own this edition. Thanks for the chance to win!

  41. Maria February 15, 2018 at 12:43 am - Reply

    So amazing book! Thank you for the chance to win it!

  42. Erika February 15, 2018 at 3:28 am - Reply

    So sad that the giveaway is not open for Europe, but so happy that you were reunited with such a wonderful reference book. One day I’ll get one for myself. If you need to delete this comment because of the giveaway, please feel free to do so. Sending hugs from Barcelona!

  43. Janet Daniels February 15, 2018 at 4:43 am - Reply

    To infinity and beyond, Elizabeth Zimmermann!

  44. Elizabeth February 15, 2018 at 5:06 am - Reply

    Thank you for the book review! It looks like this could become a classic on many knitters’ shelves, including mine!

  45. Wendy February 15, 2018 at 5:20 am - Reply

    Looks like a keeper!

  46. Peggy Miller February 15, 2018 at 5:53 am - Reply

    I have pikes of Vogue Knitting magazines – the book looks fantastic!

  47. Loraine February 15, 2018 at 7:08 am - Reply

    I am a knitter for many years and always enjoy your information, style, and patterns. This book looks wonderful.

  48. Sharon Barrington February 15, 2018 at 7:47 am - Reply

    Vogue has published many beautiful, useful books and I would love to have their newest one – the ultimate knitting reference book! Thank you, Alina, for your great review and giveaway!

  49. Elizabeth Payne February 15, 2018 at 8:15 am - Reply

    A few years ago, I discovered the 1989 edition of Vogue Knitting in a coffee shop a few years ago. As soon as I got home, I was on Amazon chasing down a used copy. I had to have a copy of this fabulous knitting reference in my knitting library! Now there is this new addition. Even though I had vowed no new reference books, this new one from Vogue will be an exception. I look forward to seeing the chapters on design.

  50. Jeannie Gray February 15, 2018 at 8:40 am - Reply

    Ooh! I’d love to win a copy of the new updated version. Mine is dated 1989 and looks it! 🙂 The cover is a VERY ’80’s chunky and fuzzy, pink and purple design.

  51. Sharon R. Kaplan February 15, 2018 at 8:47 am - Reply

    My 70th birthday is next week and I’ve been wanting a copy of this book for a few years. It is a wonderful compendium and I can’t wait to see the new one in person.

  52. Sarah L February 15, 2018 at 10:06 am - Reply

    I’d love to add this book to my library. Thanks for the review and giveaway!

  53. Violet February 15, 2018 at 10:44 am - Reply

    Looks like a wonderful book! I would love to learn more about designing knitwear. I have lots of ideas and names for patterns, just how to put them down on paper is another matter! Maybe this book would help.

  54. Lisa February 15, 2018 at 6:00 pm - Reply

    YAY! Giveaway. But more important- YAY information! That book sounds amazing and I know I would benefit greatly from the sections on design. Thank you so much for sharing. <3

  55. Emily February 15, 2018 at 10:41 pm - Reply

    New knitter here! Sounds like a resource I must have!!

  56. Lorraine February 16, 2018 at 1:18 pm - Reply

    Just curious, did they update the patterns at the end? I remember the ones in the last edition being painfully grumpy.

  57. Jo February 18, 2018 at 8:08 am - Reply

    Enter me please! I would really love to have this book.

  58. Dianne S Doyle February 18, 2018 at 8:28 pm - Reply

    I have been knitting since I was eight (now 63). I look at things I have made and can’t believe I did it and then I see things I want to make and feel I could never do that. The Vogue book will help me bring the two thoughts together.

  59. Gigi February 19, 2018 at 9:13 am - Reply

    I would love to have that beautiful book on my shelf as a resource!

  60. Jillian February 19, 2018 at 11:22 am - Reply

    What a beautiful book! Thanks for the chance to win 🙂

  61. Rosalind B February 22, 2018 at 9:01 am - Reply

    This book looks amazing! Such great lessons for fashionable knitting!

  62. Maryanne February 23, 2018 at 2:12 pm - Reply

    I’ve taken the previous version out of our library many times and it’s a great reference book. I’m eager to see the updated content.

  63. Cheryl Torbin March 11, 2018 at 3:50 pm - Reply

    This book looks amazing! Thank you for the opportunity to possibly win it:)

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