With more than 50 years of knitting experience, Sally Melville has earned her reputation as a living legend by blending simple instructions with beautiful patterns in a way that most knitters only dream of.
InMother-Daughter Knits: 30 Designs to Flatter and Fit (March 24, 2009), her fans are introduced to a new voice – that of Sally’s daughter and knitting-protégé, Caddy Melville Ledbetter.
Sally and Caddy’s collaboration has resulted in 30 fresh and thoughtful projects, from signature sweaters to the perfect accessories, that will inspire knitters of all ages and levels of experience. Some of the easy-to-follow patterns in Mother-Daughter Knits include:
A slimming Jackie-Kennedy style Camelot coat
A reversible tank top with a scoop neck
A Jane-Austen inspired jacket with an empire waist
A corsage headband that also doubles as a choker
In Mother-Daughter Knits, it’s apparent that both Sally and Caddy’s underlying knitting philosophy is the same: No matter how big or small, young or old, a knitter who invests time and work into a piece should love the result. With that in mind, theyteach readers how to choose the right pattern for their shape and customize it to fit perfectly.
Punctuated with beautifully-written asides by both Sally and Caddy, Mother-Daughter Knits provides a biographical glimpse into the lives of this knitting duo – without taking the focus off of the projects. Pair this narrative element with its practical advice, eye-opening insight, and patterns for a variety of styles, and you have a welcoming resource for knitters of all ages!
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