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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!

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

BrownBerry's CPH - Finished!

A few photos and details here, and the rest will be avaialable on my blog

CPH Front Shot

Size: Knit in Med (size 36" bust)
Cast On: December 31, 2006
Cast Off: May 30, 2007

Yarn: Karabella Aurora 8 in Color #23
Needles: US8 for body, 7 for button band, 9 to cast off

I picked up 324 stitches for the button band using 2 US Size 7 32" circulars so I could knit it continuously.

CPH Profile Black & White

Many thanks to my photographer hubby who got up early to help me catch the best natural light. All foliage and landscaping are courtesy of his handiwork!

Thanks to all of you here for your tips, and your inspiring photos. It sure feels good to have a grown-up garment all my very own!


Shameka said...

Gorgeous, Gorgeous, gorgeous!!! It looks like it fits perfect. I am making the same size in a Turquoise color. I can't wait to finish mine now. What a wonderful job!!!

Teal said...

Beautiful sweater and the color looks great on you.

Freda said...

Wonderful!! I love the color and the fit is great.

Lisa said...

Absolutly wonderful and I agree that the color suits you so nicely. :)

Lisa said...

NICE, NICE, NICE! Love the colour it looks really good one you.

Brown Berry said...

Thanks everyone! I could see myself making this again. Maybe next time in a burgundy or brown, 2 of my other favorite colors. Good luck with yours too!