As you will see from the fact that I carry around Deb Menz while being slightly nervous about actually opening her up, I m scared of colour I d done little colour knitting and what I have done has been a labour of insecurity.People like Menz start talking about hue and saturation and primary and well, isn t there an easier way of finding out if you can knit purple and yellow together Kaffe Fassett said the only thing I ve ever taken to happily about colourif you knit two or three or four c As you will see from the fact that I carry around Deb Menz while being slightly nervous about actually opening her up, I m scared of colour I d done little colour knitting and what I have done has been a labour of insecurity.People like Menz start talking about hue and saturation and primary and well, isn t there an easier way of finding out if you can knit purple and yellow to I never really stopped knitting in my life but this was the book that really opened knitting up for me His use of color and techniques were so new and interesting His designs were so different The book is old now but I think the designs stand the test of time. Kaffe Fassett always uses glorious colors, and his Crosspatch Sleeveless Pullover aka vest, for Americans is a classic I LOVE it and wish I were a better knitter so I could adapt for women Apparently this design also appeared in Rowan Magazine 18 as a waistcoat buttoned vest , but I ve never seen that early magazine I would probably have given this a higher rating were it current, but it s 30 years old and the patterns quite dated, hence the 3 starts I actually don t care for any of the Kaffe Fassett always uses glorious colors, and his Crosspatch Sleeveless Pullover aka vest, for Americans is a classic I LOVE it and wish I were a better knitter so I could adapt for women Apparently this design also appeared in Rowan Magazine 18 as a waistcoat buttoned vest , but I ve never seen that early magazine I would probably have given this a higher rating were it current, but it s 30 I was vaguely aware of Fassett s playful use of colour before seeing a skirt made from this book and fiercely wanting to make such a garment I was overjoyed when I actually found this volume, and feel that it must be treated as a great I have only made one sweater from this book, years ago But it is still an inspiration. I am working on a sweater from this amazing book, finally feeling I have the necessary skills.Kaffe is the master of color and design As he says when in doubt, addcolor And he autographed my copy following a lecture held in an auditorium at BU. Love Fassett s use of color and texture Definitely projects for the advanced knitter. From Kaffe Fassett, The Hottest And Most Imaginative Knitting Designer On The Scene Today, Comes Glorious Knits A Colorfully Illustrated, Breakthrough Knitting BookFull Color PhotographsGLORIOUS KNITS Is The Title Used For US Editions Of GLORIOUS KNITTING, First Published In The UK Content Is Reported To Be Identical Both HavePages This is my all time favorite knitter s porn The colours, the designs all scrummy The model s 80 s hair makeup are obviously dated but oh my The colours Super Complicated, but beautiful Knits