This book is just gorgeous. Let me say that again. This book is gorgeous. The layout is well done (I wouldn't expect anything else from Alana!) and the photographs are just stunning. The book includes 12 patterns and is divided in two parts: Sweaters & Accessories. There are 4 sweaters & 8 accessory patterns. The accessories range from head to toe: hats, a shawl, gloves, & a pair of socks. There is also a leaf pattern included at the end (literally the last page of the book) that Alana suggests as a way to use up any left over yarn from your projects.
Since I pre-ordered the book, I got some extra goodies with my book. I received an exclusive pattern, Ivy Trellis Hat, which is really a preview of the next book in the series, Botanical Knits: Volume 2. I knew that the book would include an extra, exclusive pattern, but I thought it would be just printed on paper and not really anything special per se. Boy was I wrong. This pattern came as you would expect to buy any of Alana's pattern in your LYS. Love it.
The other extra I got was a sheet of sticky page markers. These are super cute and say things like "cast on now", "must knit", and "great gift idea", to name a few. At first I didn't really read what was written in the center of the sheet; I just figured that it was just more info about the book/stickers. Upon further inspection I found that it included a buy one get one code to use on her other knitting patterns. While it wasn't necessary for her to include that, it was really nice & generous of her to include it. Oh, I should mention that when I got my link to download the electronic version of the book, I also got a code to download one of three (maybe it was four?) at 50% off. I opted to get the Oak Grove fingerless mittens as I had been eyeing them for sometime.