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About the Author

Claire Montgomerie is a textile designer specializing in knitting and crochet, constructing fabrics, garments creatures and accessories that are fun, quirky and modern (www.montyknits.blogspot.com). A graduate of the Royal College of Art, she edits the UK magazine Inside Crochet and teaches show more textiles workshops. She is the author of Easy Baby Knits, Yarn Palette and Knitting Vintage. Claire lives in London. show less

Works by Claire Montgomerie

Knitters Yarn Palette (2008) 32 copies
Crochet for Children (2011) 10 copies
Knitopedia (2011) 9 copies
Inside Crochet Issue 33 (2012) 2 copies

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Canonical name
Claire Montgomerie
Gender
female
Country (for map)
UK
Places of residence
Cambridgeshire, England, UK
Education
Royal College of Art (MA|Knitted Textiles)

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nonfiction; craft/knitting. A few of the projects in here show promise, and the decades-themed mood boards make for good inspiration, but most of the patterns in here fall short--if you're not in the habit of doing up your hair and makeup in the period style, you could easily just end up looking dumpy. That said, if you know your way around yarn and pattern manipulation, you could end up with something really smashing (for example, the wool chosen for the 30s loopy-knit bolero shown on cover makes the sweater look more like a bath rug, but the lines of the garment seem otherwise perfect). Not worth the purchase, but see if you can check it out from your library.… (more)
 
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reader1009 | Jul 3, 2021 |
Good instructions for the novice, moderately attractive designs for the advanced knitter, would have wanted more sweater suggestions.
 
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Bea23 | 1 other review | Feb 23, 2009 |
Has nice assortment of baby clothes and items including bootees, blankets, toys and crib mobile. Also good instructions for the not so advanced knitter.
 
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cknox925 | 1 other review | Feb 12, 2008 |

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