The Best of Vogue Knitting - Book

The Best of Vogue Knitting: 25 Years of Articles, Techniques and Expert Advice; 2007; hard cover; oversize; 244 pages.

I’d heard positive reviews about this book on some knitting podcasts and I decided to take a chance and purchase it. Maybe my expectations were set too high but I was terribly disappointed with the book. The kindest words I have for this book would be to describe it as knitting pabulum. I don’t read knitting magazines; perhaps if I did I would have known in advance what kind of book this would be. My recommendation is to save your money and spend it on a good knitting book instead. This one has very little to offer and has little value. I was especially put-off by the chapter on men knitters; as a knitting 'mo I found it particularly insulting.

There may be those who really find this book worthwhile but, sorry, I’m not one of them.

Comments

albert's picture

Thanks for the warning, Jesse.

eyedoc's picture

I totally agree! I didn't like it either!
Shawn

BuduR's picture

Agree with you on this book, I didn't buy it just read a few pages from a friend's copy and found it pretty worthless, I didn't even get to the part on men knitting.

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grandcarriage's picture

I've not seen it, so I have no opinion...
I'm curious as to what is your favorite knitting book thus far?