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Vogue® Knitting The Ultimate Knitting Book
Completely Revised & Updated
Vogue Knitting Magazine - 2018-02-06
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“An essential addition to the knitter's bookshelf.” —Library Journal (starred review)The ultimate knitting reference, from the world’s most recognized knitting magazine, gets a thorough update—including 1,600 color images and brand-new sections with techniques and designs!    First published in 1989, Vogue Knitting The Ultimate Knitting Book instan...
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Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible
260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida
Hitomi Shida - 2017-10-10 (first published in 2015)
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In the Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible knitting guru Hitomi Shida shares some of her favorite needlework patterns.Shida's strikingly original designs and variations on every imaginable classic stitch result in intricate patterns that form the basis for beautiful and unique knitted fashions. This is the perfect book for the experienced knitter who is...
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Stitch 'n Bitch
The Knitter's Handbook
Debbie Stoller - 2004-09-03 (first published in 2000)
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With 40 stylish patterns, this guide aims to show young knitters how to get started, how to make it fun and how to make the hip clothes they want. Step-by-step instructions illustrate every technique....
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Knitting Without Tears
Basic Techniques and Easy-to-Follow Directions for Garments to Fit All Sizes
Elizabeth Zimmermann - 1971-07-01 (first published in 1970)
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Do you love to knit -- and hate to purl? Have you ever started a sweater without enough yarn from the same dye lot to finish it? When you cast on, do you end up with a tail of yarn that's maddeningly too long or too short? Elizabeth Zimmermann comes to the rescue with clever solutions to frustrating problems and step-by-step instructions for brilli...
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The Principles of Knitting
June Hemmons Hiatt - 2012-02-14 (first published in 1989)
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Now featuring new instructions, new illustrations, and new information, The Principles of Knitting—beloved by knitters everywhere and one of the most requested out-of-print books for years—finally gets the revision that fans have been clamoring for!A treasured guide beloved by knitters everywhere, the classic book The Principles of Knitting is fina...
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The Knitter's Book of Knowledge
A Complete Guide to Essential Knitting Techniques
Debbie Bliss - 2015-10-27
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Debbie Bliss is one of the world's most respected knitwear designers, authors, and teachers—and The Knitter's Book of Knowledge is the distillation of her decades of experience into a single, indispensable reference. With information on everything from needles and yarns to tensioning and casting on, from basic stitches to buttonholes and beading, f...
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The Knitter's Book of Yarn
The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn
Clara Parkes - 2007-10-16
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Not all yarns are alike. Some make our hearts and hands sing, some get the job done without much fanfare, and some cause nothing but frustration and disappointment. The gorgeous pair of socks that emerged from their first bath twice as long as when they went in. The delicate baby sweater that started pilling before it even came off the needles. The...
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The Knitter's Book of Wool
The Ultimate Guide to Understanding, Using, and Loving this Most Fabulous Fiber
Clara Parkes - 2009-10-13
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In this complete guide to wool - the most popular yarn around - passionate wool expert Clara Parkes translates the vast world of sheep and their wool into the language and context of knitting.What is wool? Clara starts with the fundamentals: what wool is made of, how it gets off the sheep, and how it is transformed from a jumbled mass of dirty fluf...
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750 Knitting Stitches
The Ultimate Knit Stitch Bible
Pavilion Books - 2015-08-25
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The Ultimate Knit Stitch Bible is both a stitch guide and a how-to knit primer, all in one volume. You get all the information needed to get started, including how to choose yarn and needles, read patterns, work basic stitches, how to check gauge, increase and decrease, join pieces and finish projects and care for your knitted items. The comprehens...
AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary by Andrea Rangel
Knitting Rules! by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
Harry Potter by Tanis Gray
Knitted Lace of Estonia with DVD by Nancy Bush
Aran Knitting, Expanded Edition by Alice Starmore
200 Fair Isle Motifs by Mary Jane Mucklestone
Folk Socks by Nancy Bush
Elizabeth Zimmermann's Knitter's Almanac by Elizabeth Zimmermann
A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns by Barbara G. Walker
Getting Started Knitting Socks by Ann Budd
The Knitter's Handy Book of Patterns by Ann Budd
The Knowledgeable Knitter by Margaret Radcliffe
Custom Socks by Kate Atherley
Knitting Brioche by Nancy Marchant
First Time Knitting by Carri Hammett
Custom Knits by Wendy Bernard
60 Quick Knits for Beginners by Sixth&spring Books
Knitting Without Needles by Anne Weil
400 Knitting Stitches by Potter Craft
Vanishing Fleece by Clara Parkes
The Knitter's Book of Socks by Clara Parkes
The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques by Margaret Radcliffe
Knitty Gritty by Aneeta Patel
Sock Architecture by Lara Neel
Seamless Knit Sweaters in 2 Weeks by Marie Greene
The Knitting Answer Book by Margaret Radcliffe
Knit Shawls & Wraps in 1 Week by Marie Greene
Knitting Ganseys, Revised and Updated by Beth Brown-Reinsel
Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting by Sharon Turner
The Knitting All Around Stitch Dictionary by Wendy Bernard
Mastering Color Knitting by Melissa Leapman
This Golden Fleece by Esther Rutter
Amy Herzog's Ultimate Sweater Book by Amy Herzog
Knitting Modular Shawls, Wraps, and Stoles by Melissa Leapman
Coffeehouse Knits by Kerry Bogert
Knitting by Megan Goodacre
Rowan by Sixth&spring Books
Beginner's Guide to Colorwork Knitting by Ella Austin
Dogs in Jumpers by Debbie Humphreys
Winter Knits from Scandinavia by Jenny Alderbrant
Socks from Around Norway by Nina Granlund Saether
Mini Knitted Cosmos by Sachiyo Ishii
The Knitting Book by Vikki Haffenden
One-Stitch Baby Knits by Val Pierce
Traditional Danish Sweaters by Vivian Hoxbro
Maja's Swedish Mittens by Maja Karlsson
Japanese Knitting Stitches from Tokyo's Kazekobo Studio by Yoko Hatta
Keiko Okamoto's Japanese Knitting Stitches by Keiko Okamoto
Knit Vibe by Vickie Howell
Dogs on Sweaters by Sally Muir
We Are Knitters by Alberto Bravo
The Complete Beginners Guide to Knitting by Sian Brown
Toe-Up 2-at-a-Time Socks by Melissa Morgan-Oakes
52 Weeks of Socks by Laine
Gradient Style by Kerry Bogert
Knit Happy with Self-Striping Yarn by Stephanie Lotven
Knit 2 Socks in 1 by Safiyyah Talley
Jorid Linvik's Big Book of Knitted Mittens by Jorid Linvik
Geometric Knit Blankets by Margaret Holzmann
The Sock Knitting Bible by Lynne Rowe
Nordic Knitting Made Simple by Kristin Drysdale
Knitting from Fair Isle by Mati Ventrillon
Selbu Patterns by Anne Bårdsgård
Afghan Knits by Martin Storey
Lace Knitting by Denise Samson
Knitting Brioche-Stitch Socks by Barbara Sander
Handknit Holidays by Melanie Falick
Stitch 'n Bitch Nation by Debbie Stoller
Knit One Below by Elise Duvekot
Outlander Knitting by Kate Atherley