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Okey, Shannon. Knitgrrl2; learn to knit with 15 fun and funky projects.

OKEY, Shannon. Knitgrrl2; learn to knit with 15 fun and funky projects. Watson-Guptill. 96p. illus. index. c2006. 0-8230-2619-1. $9.95. JSA

Knitting has become popular as a relaxing activity for many, and these patterns will appeal to many YA readers. Basic information is included about various yarns, knitting techniques, care instructions, and websites for materials, which makes this book a valuable resource. Detailed color photography provides great visual references. Wrist/ankle bracelets, a blossom headband/choker, flip-flop decorations, a cabana beach bag, a cropped top, and a furry denim jacket collar are among the 16 different projects. Shannon is also the author of Knitgrrl Learn to Knit with 15 Fun and Funky Projects. In addition, she has an online store for artisan-crafted items,, and she sponsors a website,, for further information. Shirley Reis, IMC Dir., Wilson Elem. Sch., WI

J--Recommended for junior high school students. The contents are of particular interest to young adolescents and their teachers.

S--Recommended for senior high school students.

A--Recommended for advanced students and adults. This code will help librarians and teachers working in high schools where there are honors and advanced placement students. This also will help extend KLIATT's usefulness in public libraries.
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Author:Reis, Shirley
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Date:Jul 1, 2006
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