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Jimmy Beans Wool: Knit Red, Crafts Healthy Hearts

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Knit Red, authored by Laura  Zander, owner of leading online yarn and fabric retailer, Jimmy Beans Wool is the first book of its kind in the Needlearts industryto mix style and soul with essential heart health education for women and draw awareness to the #1 killer of women in the United States, heart disease. 

Knit Red(Sixth&Spring Books, June 2012, 144pp, hardcover, ISBN 978-1-936096-42-8) features 30 eye-catching, heart health–inspired red garment and accessory patterns from industry greats such as Jared Flood, Norah Gaughan, Debbie Bliss, Kim Hargreaves, Deborah Norville, Nicky Epstein and more. A bonus pattern for a knit version of The Heart Truth’s Red Dress logo, the “Mini Red Dress,” is also included.   

In addition to garments and patterns, the designers share their personal experiences with heart disease and tips on how they stay heart healthy. There is also an entire section dedicated to heart-healthy living, complete with information, tips, resources and recipes supplied by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and NHLBI’s campaign--The Heart Truth®.  

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