I love knitting, but I don’t get a chance to do it as often as I like. So when was given the opportunity to review Bath Knits by Mary Beth Temple, I was excited and honored to say yes to joining her blog tour! I received a copy of the book to create my honest review… and another copy to giveaway to one very lucky reader! So read on to see what I think!
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Mary Beth Temple is a friend of mine, as well as being a fantastic designer, so I was doubly excited to get to review Bath Knits: 30 Projects Made to Pamper. And I’m so happy to say it doesn’t disappoint! Rather, it’s full of amazing projects to help you create your own spa retreat right at home – luxurious knitted towels, accessories, rugs, and more. And they make great housewarming or new mom gifts too!
The designs in Bath Knits are clean and modern looking, made with contemporary yarns. Most patterns are easy to intermediate in skill level, and quick too – perfect for those of us who knit a little slower!
I made the Exfoliating Washcloth – it was indeed quick and easy! I even learned a bit more about chart reading for knitting, something I’ve been meaning to do, and this made a great excuse to take the time. I made mine using Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton:
There’s a great variety of projects included in Bath Knits! Of course there are towels and washcloths and soap covers, but there are also rugs, baskets, decoration pieces, tray liners, and a whole set to wear – robe, headband, and pedicure socks (and more)! So luxurious!
Mary Beth Temple is one of the first designer names I learned when I was learning to crochet, and she’s a well known knit pattern designer and crafter as well! Her independently published pattern line is Hooked for Life, which is available online through Ravelry and Patternfish and at local yarn stores. And you can get your own copy of Bath Knits now at the following links: Amazon US – 42% off!, Amazon CA, Amazon UK – from £7.97!, and Amazon DE!
Bath Knits includes 30 original knitting patterns with both written instructions and charts, and is a great addition to any knitter’s pattern collection. You can purchase a copy at the links above, and enter to win one here on Moogly, in the giveaway below! Because I’m shipping the book to the winner myself, this giveaway will be open worldwide!
The Bath Knits Giveaway is open worldwide. This giveaway ends on 2/6/17 at 12:15 am Central US time. To enter, use the Rafflecopter form below. If you are on mobile and have difficulty entering, please use a desktop computer to enter. Only the email option is mandatory – all other tasks are optional, for bonus entries only.
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