Knits Men Want

Knits Men Want

The 10 Rules Every Woman Should Know Before Knitting for A Man : Plus the Only 10 Patterns She'll Ever Need

Book - 2010
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For as long as women have been knitting, they've been knitting garments for men--only to have men hide their lovingly created pieces in drawers and closets. Men aren't being intentionally cruel; they're just not comfortable in knitwear made with bright colors, itchy yarn, or flashy designs.
So what's a knitter to do? Understand the male psyche, says knitting instructor Bruce Weinstein. In Knits Men Wan he presents ten hilarious essays, each based on a rule that helps women knit for men successfully. "Men Are Babies" explains why guys need to wear soft fabrics. "Men Hate Fittings" describes how to create a sweater based on one that's in his wardrobe. Following each essay is a timeless master pattern, from socks, hats, and scarves to an array of sweaters, all in a range of sizes and most written for multiple gauges. With this book in hand, women finally have the secret to knitting garments that men will appreciate and actually wear.
Publisher: New York : Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2010
ISBN: 9781584798408
1584798408
Branch Call Number: 746.4320432 Wei 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 127 p. :,col. ill
Additional Contributors: Flood, Jared

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MThree
Nov 26, 2016

I agree with the last comment. I tried several patterns in the book and they have fatal flaws in them. Move on....

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Igali
Aug 19, 2014

I found this book utterly useless...

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piuyienne
Nov 03, 2011

Fantastic modern styles - not a baggy sweater in sight!

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Knix
Jun 30, 2011

Some great patterns! There are a couple I want to make for myself :)

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rcollishaw
May 23, 2011

Fantastic book - just exactly what it says - 10 rules about men and how that translates to knitting for them. The stories are great, illustrative and familiar and the patterns are easy to follow too!

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22950009541673
Jul 17, 2010

Fun to read. Ten patterns for the ten rules about understanding men. Also a chart comparing the differences in how we think. It helps me understand why some of the sweaters I knit for my menfolk have been worn only by myself.

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winstonbarker
Apr 09, 2015

I was very interested in the watch cap. Will try and knit one from the pattern in this book.

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