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Back Cover Text:
When designer Elsebeth Lavold gets into a romantic mood at her drawing
board, there is always a pinch of exotic spice in the mix. Her two new
Designer’s Choice yarns, Calm Wool and
Bambool, inspired her to make a collection with a
touch of romance.
In her designs, “romantic” can often be seen as synonymous with
“feminine.”. Many of her fans appreciate her intricate methods for shaping,
resulting in very flattering garments - the beautiful Deirdre on the
front cover is an excellent example. Marion, on the back cover, is
But the rustic and yet elegant Calm Wool can also be used for
sweaters with a distinct masculine character, like Cameron. And the name
of her first ever dog sweater, Lady, has no bearing on the gender of the
dog you knit it for.
The incredibly soft Bambool yarn is very well suited to garments
for small children and Elsebeth has included two such designs in the collection,
the unisex cardigan Wyatt and the pretty dress Caitlin. For
garments high on the romantic scale, look, for example look, at the adorable
short-sleeved sweater Zoë, or Erin, a fingerless glove and turban
In her 16th Designer’s Choice book, Elsebeth Lavold clearly shows
that her creative flow is in no way diminishing. And as a result, knitters’ can
now experience a Touch of Romance. Enjoy!