From Library Journal
Alice and Jade Starmore are a mother-and-daughter knitwear design team from Scotland. Alice has to her credit more than half a dozen knitting books, including the popular Aran Knitting (LJ 8/97). This latest book is an enchanting collection of designs for ten hand-knitted garments for children aged two to nine. Each pattern includes an introductory excerpt from a classic of children's literature, full-page photographs of a child wearing the finished garment, and a clearly presented pattern with written instructions, a schematic, and charted designs. Interspersed with the patterns are tips and techniques illustrated with large line drawings. Warmly recommended for public libraries where demand for children's patterns warrants.
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About the Author
A. (Alice) Starmore is a knitwear designer and leading expert on knitting techniques. She is the author of Aran Knitting, The Celtic Collection, and Fisherman’s Sweaters. J. (Jade) Starmore, Alice’s daughter, began her career in knitting as her mother's apprentice and is the author of A Collector's Item.