November 29th, 2013

On the bookshelf this week: Scarf Style 2

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With the Thanksgiving holiday not yet 24 hours behind us some of you have kicked into overdrive to get your holiday gift knitting finished. Ann Budd’s new book, Scarf Style 2, is a great resource for smaller, fast and yet beautiful knit gifts.


Whether you’re a fan of cables, fair isle or brioche, cowls, shawls or scarves this book has something for everyone!

Leave a comment below and tell us which scarf is your style and you could win a copy! All comments must be posted by 11:59pm EST on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Please make sure to leave us a way to contact you if you win! The winner will be drawn randomly and posted here the following day.

Edited, Wednesday December 4, 2013:

And our Winner is –  Diane who said, “This book is on my wish list!

Congratulations Diane! Keep an eye on your inbox, we’ll be contacting you soon.


Marketing Coordinator at WEBS - America's Yarn Store
Sara learned to knit and crochet as a child and added spinning and weaving to her skills after being hired at WEBS in 2007. While crochet is her #1 love, she is also very fond of her husband and 2 daughters.

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  • Nancy Haffner

    Depends who I am knitting for, although have been partial to cowls this year.

  • Anne

    Love scarves!

  • Cathy Coakley Fagan

    I particularly love the first scarf! Great gift!

  • Elaine

    Can’t ever have enough scarves! Love knitting new patterns & with the latest yarn

  • Joan P

    Scarves are a fashion accessory for winter – all colors, shapes and sizes!

  • Gillian

    I LOVED the first Scarf Style- I can’t wait to peruse this one.

  • Pat Dorr-Liszewski

    I love a scarf I can wrap once or twice around my neck, and tuck my nose into it when the cold wind/snow blows in Minnesota; would love this book

  • Mary Fran Olson

    I’m definitely a cowl girl!

  • Aleda Abraham

    I absolutely lurve long cowls and infinity scarves. And I love making anything with lace; nothing better than making a long lacy cowl in the round to really relax me. :)

  • Aleda Abraham

    how about mink? The one from Lotus yarns is great!, it small gauge, but the yarn is heavenly and reasonably priced for what it is. ;)

  • Mary Lou

    Love knitting scarves.

  • Dawn

    Beautiful!!!! I love cowls!!

  • JennDM

    What a lovely-looking book!

  • CathyinIdaho

    I’m definitely into cowls–I love that they don’t slide off and there are no ends to drag.

  • Brenda Helman

    Would love this book, very inspiring patterns!

  • Ginny Leonardos

    Cowls are my favorite. I love to knit and wear them!!

  • Eileen

    I have been looking for scarf pattern for my Valley Yarn. I would love to knit any of these

  • Zita H

    I love knitting scarves, all lacy scarves and shawls. would LOVE to win this!

  • steph

    I love to knit scarves as gifts

  • Kelly K.

    I love infinity scarves. It’s easy if you want just one layer or loop it around a few more times for more warmth. The best part is that I can’t lose it! It won’t fall off my neck and so complimentary to the “relaxed” style I’m always sporting.

  • Carol

    I love both…it depends on the situation!

  • Patti

    Beautiful book! I love shawls, but the funky scarves are great too

  • Carolyn Kotlas

    I love knitting scarves and cowls for others in soft yarns that cuddle the neck. I loved the 1st scarf book and am sure the 2nd one is just a great.

  • Sandy W

    The scarf on the cover would be for me. I have the first book and it would be great to add this one to my library.

  • Kelli Martin

    Ooo I have looked at this book several times and all the scarves are so awesome!

  • Ingrid Erickson

    One should never have a chilly neck or too few scarves!

  • Marie Gonick

    I would love to win this book! So many different techniques to learn more about. I want to make every style shown!

  • Anne

    Can always use more scarf patterns :) thanks for sharing

  • Abie

    I’m in love with that 3d scarf! Wow! That is unique. I am a big fan of entrelec scarves. I think the pattern takes a boring scarf to fun and unique!

  • Barbara LeBlanc

    I have the first scarf book which is wonderful so it would be great to win this one. The scarves are lovely.

  • Elly Danica

    Love to knit scarves and cowls, especially during this season!

  • Cara

    I have family in Seattle and they need scarfs!! Love this.

  • Ann

    I love scarfs and cowls. No one can have too many!

  • anne Josephy-Zack

    I love scarves-the longer the better.

  • Kris C

    I love cowls or scarves that I can wrap around my neck to stay warm. It’s probably my favorite knitted item to make and receive! :)

  • Nicki

    Recently I’ve absolutely fallen in love with shawls worn like scarves and infinity scarves..

  • Heather Bucci

    I love scarves, especially now that its winter. The thicker the better!
    Kamerina @ rav

  • Connie

    My girlfriend would love this book!

  • Tahirra

    I like to tie my scarf in a knot around my neck.

  • Cheryl Carlson

    I love WEBS, am sure I am part owner by this point :) Would love love this book to use some of my purchases on

  • Marcia Barrett

    Love, love, love scarves to knit, crochet, give and wear! Manageable projects where you can use up many types of yarn. I’m always looking for new patterns.

  • Debbie S

    Lace or textures; colors.

  • Sharipi

    I love anything Ann Budd!

  • tb

    Oh Ann Ann Ann, have you ever made an ugly pattern? I think not!!!! LOVE your work!!!

  • Karen Fox-Talbot

    Lacy scarves are pretty, but cowls are my favorite.

  • Michelle Fishman-Cross

    I like to knit scarves that are simple, but have an interesting pattern. I’m working on a scarf in a Fibonacci pattern that is coming out pretty well.

  • elmom

    i’m in –i gave my dad a scarf for hanukkah!

  • Debby

    Love the cover scarf!

  • Lovey731

    Scarf or cowl, skinny or fat, love them all !

  • Jayne

    Beautiful scarves! Need to make one for this year :)