Knitting pattern book by Simplicity ( winter 88) has 27 women's sweaters, has 4 patterns for children sizes [5 to 14], 3 men's sweaters and 1 afghan. They are classical designs. There are 96 pages and the magazine has 29 pages of illustrations in color. Most patterns are for cardigans or pullovers, but there is a pattern for mittens, a headband and scarf. There is a section on How-tos and a yarn guide. Except for the wear on the cover and dog-eared pages, the magazine is in very good condition with clean pages. Start your project now to have some beautiful sweaters for Christmas gifts!