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Knit One, Embellish Too Review

This month I chose to feature Knit One, Embellish Too: Hats, Mittens And Scarves With A Twist by Cosette Cornelius-Bates. cosy1.jpg

Cosy's book features hats, mittens and scarves that require a minimal amount of time and yarn.  She then shows you how to use these as a platform for creativity, providing easy to follow embellishment instructions.

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The book starts by talking about alternative places to find wool.  Cosy searches for both yarn and  sweaters to recycle at thrift stores.

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She has written an excellent guide to finding and recycling sweaters.

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She speaks from experience.  You need to look from sweaters with the right seams and wool that is in the right condition.

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She gives detailed instruction on properly deconstructing the sweater, taking you all the way from sweater to usable wool.

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Next, there is 17 page technique section that gives you all the instruction you need to knit and embellish every project in the book.

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Check back tomorrow for an interview with Cosy!

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