By Debbie Bliss
Trafalgar Square Books, $24.95, 160 pages
Knits to Giveis a beautiful, whimsical idea book for the aspiring or experienced knitter. The book opens with practical information like types of yarns and abbreviation explanations. Then the book is broken into five distinct sections-For Her, For Him, For Baby, For Kids and For the Home. Each project has detailed instructions and two pictures of the finished project – usually one close-up and one with a person wearing the item. The 30 projects are not just your typical socks and scarves but instead unique items such as a ladybug backpack, a pot of pansies and a pencil holder, to name just a few. Debbie Bliss is an expert in the knitting world and the book lists suppliers of Debbie Bliss yarns worldwide. Knits to Give//offers cute, creative and stylish gifts to make and give and proves how beautiful handmade gifts can be.
Reviewed by Seniye Groff