Most knitters rely on a stash of leftover yarn to start and finish little projects; Ishii’s assumptionthat makers can rely on odds and ends to make these miniature flowers is spot-on. Using size 2and 3 needles and fingering wool, she offers 20 realistic little blooms, all ready to pin or sew on ahat or scarf, blouse, or sweater. Ishii explains materials and techniques like I-cords and Frenchknots up front. Each flower—from anemone and cosmos to tulip and violet—is then showcasedseparately, with color photographs and good instructions. Here’s how to quickly create fields ofdreams.
— Barbara Jacobs, BOOKLIST 10/10/22