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Enter giveaway to win copy of 'Pop Knitting' book

If you consider yourself to be an advanced knitter and you’re looking for new and exciting techniques to add to your finished garments then check out “Pop Knitting: Bold Motifs Using Color & Stitch” (Interweave Books/26.95) by knitwear and textile designer Britt-Marie Christoffersson.

The book introduces the reader to numerous ways to create graphic knitted fabric by using a range of three-dimensional stitch techniques and more as ways to add dimension and lots of interest to garments and other knitted items.

Included are instructions for making slip stitches to form welts, and ways to manipulate the garter and stockinette stitches in the form of  strips , circles, squares and more.

For a chance to win a copy of the book, just email me at jbrown@detnews.com with a short story about your knitting experience. Please put the words “pop knitting” in the subject line, and REMEMBER to include your name and address.

Good Luck!!!

Jocelynn Brown

Jocelynn Brown is a Detroit News Features staffer who has always loved to make things. She likes to crochet, knit, make dolls, bead, sew and more.