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By Nicky Epstein

Nicky Epstein - whose blockbuster «Edge» books have bought greater than 125,000 copies - offers a treasury of marvelous knitted afghans and its bound to develop into one other hit for this always-popular writer. those masterpieces, taken from her own assortment, diversity from the stylish to the actually wonderful: theyll completely enthral and encourage Epsteins many lovers and knitters in all places. those that favour simplicity will love the monochromatic White Sampler, in addition to a blue Wedgewood Afghan. For knitters who wish to stroll at the wilder part and paintings with bright shades, theres the irresistibly difficult intarsia of a Musical afghan, or the designated panels of the Twelve Days of Christmas.

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