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Lisa Shroyer, editor of Knitscene magazine, has compiled a book entitled The Best of Knitscene, featuring a "reworking of Heather Lodinsky's "Central Park Hoodie" [Yarn Market News, January 2012], available from Interweave Press. The links below take you to the pages for the paper version and the eBook version.

Paper [144 pp, paperback, $24.95]

eBook [144 pp, PDF, $19.95]

The book includes 20 of the most popular knitting patterns from the first five years of Knitscene magazine, including Connie Chang Chinchio's Geodesic Cardigan and Katie Himmelberg's Phiaro Scarf. The offerings vary widely from mitts, hats, socks and scarves to vests and sweaters, in addition to providing tips and designer profiles.

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The pattern for the CPH is now available
for purchase from Knitting Daily as a downloadable PDF! The pattern includes expanded sizing for PLUS sizes—52", 56", and 60"!

The Knitting Daily Blog has featured the CPH in some posts:
The CPH--Which Size to Knit?
The Finished Plus Size CPH
The CPH Plus Size Gallery

If you receive the Knitting Daily email, you already know that the CPH is the NUMBER ONE best-selling pattern in the KD Online Store!

Monday, March 12, 2007

Finished Hoodie

It's another finished Central Park! Hooray.

(Actually it's been finished for about two weeks, but my husband was unavailable for a photo shoot until this weekend.)

I used Queensland Collection Kathmandu Aran in color 141, "Blossom," 85% merino, 10% silk, 5% cashmere. The yarn was admittedly a little pricey, but it was a birthday gift from my mother - and if you can finagle it as a gift, or find a good deal on eBay, or you just want to go ahead and splurge, then I HIGHLY recommend this yarn. Especially after you put a half cup of vinegar in the water when you block.

I love it so much. It was a quick and pretty easy knit, and the finished product is very stylish and versatile. I just wish it wasn't so darn warm so darn early in the year here in North Florida!

(More on this sweater - including more pictures - on my blog, http://yarnchronicles.blogspot.com.)


Tracey, in MI said...

looks terrific! I love the pink----I did mine solid--- but am sensing I need a tweed;)

Teal said...

Very pretty and the fit is perfect.

Brown Berry said...

Very nicely done! I really like that color choice too - and any yarn with a little cashmere in it is a great gift/splurge.
I'm in FL too, but tend to be cold in most places indoors, so I really need to finish mine!