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Knitting books

This book list contains books listed in various catalogs. It is by no means a complete listing of all knitting books available. Books are listed by author, or by title if no author was given. Some are also listed by publisher. Prices are in U.S. dollars and were taken from 1995-1998 catalogs and from posts to a knitting listserve. Martha Underwood compiled earlier versions of this book list. Many thanks to her for all her hard work.

Please feel free to submit more books or corrections to Julia G.

S. Pryor maintains a collection of reviews of knitting books. Emily (the editor of Wool Works) maintains a list of where to get some of the books on this list.

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Abbey, Barbara.
Knitting Lace. Schoolhouse Press, 1993. $24.95. ISBN 0942018052.

Albers, Josef.
Interaction of Color. Not a knitting book but an invitation to experiment with color, with exercises designed to show how color can deceive and how to develop an "eye" for color. Revised pocket edition. ISBN 0-300-01846-0.

Allen, John.
Fabulous Fairisle. 120 pgs. St. Martin's Press, 1991. $16.95. ISBN 0312061137.

Alweil, Judi.
Ribbon Knits: 40 New Designs to Knit and Crochet. 22 sweaters, and hats, scarves, belts and bags. Taunton Press, 1998. Paperback, 112 pages. $21.95. ISBN 1561582441.

Amedro, Gladys.
Shetland Lace. 120 pages. 15 projects. ISBN 0 900662 89 1.

Andersen, Lee.
The Casual You: Contemporary Sweater Designs for the Family. 51 coat and sweater patterns. 112 pgs. Eagle-Anderson, 1991. $24.95.
The Extra-Ordinarily You: Knitwear designs for the Woman with Extra....
Abstracts and Images. 29 designs. 112 pgs. $19.95.

Andrews, Cheryl.
Designs for Dolls. Six knitting patterns designed for 18" dolls. Includes Icelandic cardigan and matching hat, leg warmers, and mittens. Cabled vest and wool sock. Self-published. $7.00 plus postage. 258 Short Place, Louisville, CO 80027 (303) 673-9160.

Annabel Fox Wessex Collection. Inspired by Britain's medieval past. $16.95.

Anny Blatt #105 Men's, 121 Fall/Winter, #122.

Arco Guide to Knitting Stitches.
New York: Arco Publishers 1983 & 1985. ISBN 0668063890.

Ashworth, Pat, and Steve Plummer.
Attractive Hand Knits. 30 sweaters, 69 pgs.
Creating Knitwear Designs.
Wooly Thoughts. Turn squares and triangles into sweaters. UK: Souvenir P, 1994. 10.99L. ISBN 0 285 63196 9.

Austwick, Jilly.
Motif Magic: For Hand and Machine Knits. Charted motifs for sweaters in many gauges. United Kingdom: Davis and Abbot Publishers, 1990. ISBN 0-7153-9426-6. $20.


Barnes, Mary Galpin, ed.
Knitting Tips and Trade Secrets: Clever Solutions for Better Hand Knitting, Machine Knitting and Crocheting. Taunton Press, 1996. $14.95. Paperback, 121 pages. ISBN 1-56158-156-9.

Barr, Lynne and Douglas.
Sweaterscapes of the American West. A Collection of Designs for Hand & Machine Knitters. 77pgs. $17.95. Down East Books, 1993. ISBN 0892723238.
Sweaterscapes of the North Country: Unique Intarsia Patterns for Machine or Hand Knitters. Spiral bound, 72 pages. Down East Books, 1991. $19.95. ISBN 0892723106.

Bartlett, Roxana.
Slip-Stitch Knitting: Color Pattern the Easy Way. $21.95. Interweave Press, 1998. ISBN 1-883010-32-2.

Better Homes and Gardens.
Christmas Quilts & Afghans. Contains 8 patterns for knitted afghans, and one for a Christmas stocking. Most have tree motifs. The rest of the patterns are for quilts and crocheted afghans. Published by Better Homes and Gardens, 1990. ISBN 0-696-01856-X.

Biggs, Diana.
Knitting Stitches and Patterns. London: Octopus Books, 1972.

Bird, Jan.
New Knitted Toys. Sheep, donkey, cockerel, cow, duck. 1994. Great Britain. ISBN 1-85470-181-9.

Bonando, Wanda.
Stitches, Projects and Patterns for Knitting. Harpercollins, 1988. ISBN 0-06-091094-1.

Bredewold, Ank and Anneke Pleiter.
The Knitting Design Book: Using Color, Pattern and Stitch to Create Your Own Unique Sweaters. Lark Books, 1988. $10.95. ISBN 0937274410.

Bliss, Debbie.
Bright Knits for Kids. Trafalgar Square, 1996. Hardcover, 80 pages. $23.75. ISBN 157076025X.
Classic Knits for Kids: 30 Traditional and Aran Designs for 0-6 Years. Trafalgar Square, 1995. Paperback. $13.95. ISBN 1570760268.
Country Knits: With Over 30 Glorious Designs. Coauthored with Fiona McTague. Trafalgar Square, 1990. ISBN 0-943955-25-4.
Farmyard Knits.
Great Knits for Kids. Trafalgar Square, 1997. Hardcover. $22.95. ISBN 1570760764.
Hands and Feet.
Kids' Country Knits: More Than 30 Original Patterns for Newborns Through Age 5. St. Martin's Press, 1993. Paperback. $18.95. ISBN 0312098375.
Kids' Knits for Heads, Hands, and Toes: More Than 40 Original Patterns for 0-7 Year Olds. St. Martin's Press, 1992. Paperback, 80 pages. $18.95. ISBN 0312080387.
Nautical Knits for Kids: 25 Seashore Designs for Children Up to Six Years Old. Trafalgar Square. Hardcover. $22.95. ISBN 1570761078.
New Baby Knits: More Than 30 Patterns for 0-3 Year Olds. St. Martin's Press, 1991. Paperback, 80 pages. $18.95. ISBN 0 312 0739706.
Nursery Knits: More Than 30 Designs for Clothes, Toys and Other Items for 0-3 Year Olds. St. Martin's Press, 1996. Paperback. $17.95. ISBN 0312145845.
Teddy Bears: Twenty-Five Irresistible Designs for Knitted Bears. St. Martin's Press, 1998. Paperback, 80 pages. $17.95. ISBN 0312170424.
Toy Knits: More Than 30 Irresistible and Easy-to-Knit Patterns. Thirty soft toys, including rabbits, mice, bears, reindeer, sheep and a kangaroo. St. Martin's Press, 1995. Paperback. $18.95. ISBN 0312119011.

Braden, S.
The Best of Easy Knits for Boys & Girls. Raincoat Book Dist. Ltd., 1992. Paperback. $9.95. ISBN 1-86378-002-5.

Bradley, Sue.
Around the World in Eighty Sweaters.. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1991. ISBN 0-8050-0456-4.
Sue Bradley's Cotton Collection. Blandford Press, 1992. ISBN 071372282.
Travellers' Yarns. Sidgwick and Jackson, 1991. ISBN 0283995262.

Bray, Bonita.
Afghans: Traditional & Modern. Crown Publishing, 1977. ISBN 0-517-531046.

Brown-Reinsel, Beth.
Knitting Ganseys. Interweave Press, 1993. Paperback, 151 pages. $16.95. ISBN 0934026858.

Brunette, Cheryl.
Afghan 101. Leaflet, 4 pgs. $3.50.

Bryszewski, Kristina.
Step by Step Knitting Stitch Patterns. Vancouver, BC: KMB Publishing Co. G. Soules Book Publishers, 1988. Paperback, 104 pp. $9.95. ISBN 0889258333.

Buchanan, Rita (ed).
Dyes from Nature: Plants & Gardens. Available from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Record. Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1990.
Socks: A Spin-Off Special Publication for Knitters and Spinners. Co-edited by Deborah Robson. Interweave Press, 1994. $9.95. ISBN 0934026947.

Burnett, Sarah.
A Passion for Colour. Includes a long introductory section on natural dyes, in addition to several patterns, some quite theatrical. New York: MacMillan, 1990. ISBN 0025186256.

Bush, Nancy.
Folk Socks: The History and Techniques of Handknitted Footwear. With 18 exceptional patterns adapted from cultures far and wide. Interweave Press, 1995. Paperback, 120 pages. $16.95. ISBN 0934026971.


Carpenter, Marie and Anne Wallace.
From Swatches to Sweaters: Teacher's Manual. 70 pages. ISBN 504261159. $15.95.

Carrol, Amy.
The Sweater Book. Ballantine Books, 1983. ISBN 0345343417.

Carrol, Amy and Denise Brown.
Fairy Time Knits. 64 pages. $14.95. ISBN 0863183263.

Cartwright-Jones, Catherine.
The Prolific Knitting Machine. Interweave Press, 1990. Paperback, 208 pages. $17.95. ISBN 0934026580.

Cartwright-Jones, Catherine and Roy Jones.
Enchanted Knitting: Charted Motifs for Hand and Machine Knitting. Interweave Press, 1997. Paperback, 96 pages. $19.95. ISBN 1883010217.
The Tap-Dancing Lizard: 337 Fanciful Charts for the Adventurous Knitter. Interweave Press, 1993. 176 pages. ISBN 0-934026-78-5.

Christoffersson, Britt-Marie.
Swedish Sweaters: New Designs from Historical Examples. Taunton Press, 1990. Hardcover, 141 pgs. $17.95. ISBN 0 942391 80 2.

Complete Stitch Directory. New York: Crescent Books, 1989. Originally published in Italy in 1982 and 1988. ISBN 0-517-67194-8.

Compton, Rae.
The Illustrated Dictionary of Knitting. Interweave Press, 1989. 272 pgs. $18.95. ISBN 0 7134 4863 6.

Cone, Ferne Geller.
Knitting for Real People. Designs for particular body figures. Interweave Press, 1990. 138 pgs. $12.95. ISBN 0934026475.

Corlius, Kendall and Ann Montgomery.
Knitting with Dog Hair: Better a Sweater from a Dog You Know and Love Than from a Sheep You'll Never Meet. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997. Paperback, 112 pages. $10.95. ISBN 0312152906.

Cosgrove, Lory.
Picture Knits. Lark Books, 1991. Paperback. $14.95. ISBN 0-8069-5756-5.

Coss, Melinda.
Cat Knits. St. Martin's Press, 1988. Paperback. ISBN O-312-02026-0.
Folk Knits. Trafalgar Square, 1991. Hardcover. ISBN 0943955432.
The Popeye and Friends Knitting Book. St. Martin's Press, 1989. ISBN 031202052X.
Traditional Patterns from Around the World. 112 pgs. $24.95.
Wild Animal Knits. Cassell Academic, 1994. ISBN 0304342378.
Woolly Bear Knits : 20 Patterns for Sweaters, Mittens, Toys and More - All With Adorable Bear Designs. St. Martin's Press, 1989. ISBN 0312023553.

Coss, Melinda, and Debby Robinson.
The Disney Book of Knitting St. Martin's Press, 1987. ISBN 0312013558.
Knitting with Cotton. St. Martin's Press, 1988. ISBN 0312017820.
Knitting with Mohair. St. Martin's Press, 1988. ISBN 031202228X.

Cranley, Maddy.
Fulling Around With Felting: A Maddy Laine Handbook. A step-by-step guide to creating felted garments from handknitting. Penguin Lane Press, 1996. Spiral bound, 96 pages. $12.95. ISBN 0-9681448-0-2. $12.95.


Dale Yarn Company.
Knit Your Own Norwegian Sweaters: Complete Instructions for 50 Authentic Sweaters, Hats, Mittens, Gloves, Caps, Etc. Dover, 1975. ISBN 0-486-23031-7. US$4.50 from Patternworks.

Dandanell, Birgitta and Ulla Danielson.
Twined Knitting. 120 pages. 1989. $18.95.

Darlington, Rohana.
Irish Knitting: Patterns Inspired by Ireland. A&C Black, 1992. 143 pgs. $40. ISBN 0713633395.

Davis, Mary-Ann, and Carmen Michelson.
The Knitter's Guide to Sweater Design. Interweave Press, 1989. 400 pgs. $29.95. ISBN 0934026335.

Dawson, Pam.
Knitting Fashion: A Step-By-Step Guide to Knitting and Crocheting. 115 patterns to knit and crochet for the family, based on a UK TV series from 1976. Published by the BBC. ISBN 0 563 16059 4.
Monarch Illustrated Guide to Knitting. Monarch Press, 1977. ISBN 0671187694.
The Penguin Book of Knitting. Penguin Press. ISBN 0140462864.
Traditional Aran Island Knitting. Search Press, Ltd., 1991. ISBN 0855326883.
Traditional Island Knitting. Search Press, Ltd., 1989. 144 pgs. $19.95. ISBN 0855326573.

de Falbe, Christian.
Designs in Handknitting. Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd., 1987. ISBN 0-283-99403-7.
Disney Fun Knits. The Walt Disney Company Melborn, Southdown Press.
ISBN 0 908429 66 5.

Gail Diven and Cindy Kitchel (foreword by Nancy Lindemeyer)
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Knitting and Crocheting Alpha Books, 1999. ISBN: 0-02-862123-9.

Dodson, Judy.
Knit One, Sport One. Sports-related garments. 127 pgs. $14.95.

Don, Sarah.
The Art of Shetland Lace. Lacis, 1991. $26.00. ISBN 07135 20213.
Fairisle Knitting. Published by Mills & Boon. ISBN 0263 0683 6.
A Practical Handbook of Traditional Designs: Fair Isle Knitting. St. Martin's Press, 1983. Paperback. $9.95. ISBN 0312279604.

Duckworth, Susan.
Floral Knitting. Trafalgar Square, 1992. 141 pages. $29.95. ISBN 0943955475.
Susan Duckworth's Knitting. Ballantine Books, 1991. ISBN 0345352769.


Easterday, Donna.
1996 Pocket Yarn Buying Guide for Machine Knitters. Lists yarns from most of the major domestic U.S. machine yarn companies. It also has several other sections such as Laundering hints and tips, a cross reference section, an international laundry symbol section, and a miscellaneous information section. $19.50 from Donna Lamb, or 4324 California Ave., St. Louis, MO 63111.

Eaton, Jil.
Polliwogs & Puddle Jumpers. Clarkson/Potter.

Ellen, Alison.
The Handknitter's Design Book: A Practical Guide to Creating Beautiful Knitwear. David & Charles (U.K.), 1992. $28. ISBN 0715399365.

Elalouf, Sion.
Advanced Knitting Architect. Design a sweater to meet individual measurements. Unicorn Books, 1989. Paperback. $12.95. ISBN 9990214832.
Knitting Architect. Unicorn Books, 1989. Paperback. $9.95. ISBN 9990214794.

Epstein, Nicky.
The Knit Hat Book: 25 Hats from Basic Shapes. Taunton Press, 1997. Paperback, 89 pages. $19.95. ISBN 1561581992.

Erickson, Mary Anne, and Eve Cohen.
Knitting by Design: A Step-By-Step Guide to Designing and Knitting Your Own Clothes. Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing, 1986. ISBN 0792411293.


Falick, Melanie.
Kids Knitting: Projects for Kids of All Ages. 15 projects. Artisan, 1998. Hardcover, 128 pages. $17.95. ISBN 1885183763.
Knitting In America . 150 color photographs and 30 patterns. Artisan, 1996. Hardcover, 224 pages. $35.00. ISBN 1-885183-27-5.

Farley, Sidna.
Seamless Sweaters. Detailed instructions for designing and knitting sweaters using the Elizabeth Zimmerman percentage system. Self-published, spiral bound, soft cover, 59 pages, $15 ppd. 2314 Kearney, Denver, CO 80207, +1 (303) 377 9661.

Fassett, Kaffe.
Glorious Color: Sources of Inspiration for Knitting and Needlepoint with 17 Projects. Clarkson Potter, 1988. ISBN 0517569884.
Glorious Interiors: Needlepoint, Knitting and Decorative Design Projects for Your Home. Little Brown & Company, 1995. Hardcover, 160 pages. $35. ISBN 0316275069.
Glorious Knits. 35 patterns, 120 full-color photographs. Clarkson Potter, 1992. Paperback. ISBN 0517591995.
Glorious Knitting. Century. ISBN 0712614338.
Kaffe's Classics: 25 Favorite Knitting Patterns for Sweaters, Jackets, Vests and More. Little Brown & Company, 1993. $29.95. ISBN 0-316-27503-4.
The Kim Hargreaves Collection: A Rowan Original. 31 sweater designs using Rowan yarn. Many intarsia patterns. MacMillan, 1992. Paperback. ISBN 0025481711. $29.95.

Fassett, Kaffe, and Zoe Hunt.
Family Album: More Glorious Knits for Children and Adults. Clarkson Potter, 1989, ISBN 051753857. Random House Value Pub., 1995, ISBN 0517112736.

Fee, Jacqueline.
The Sweater Workshop. Contains many raglan sleeve patterns. Interweave Press, 1986. Paperback, 181 pages. $19.95. ISBN 0934026122.

Feitelson, Ann.
The Art of Fair Isle Knitting: History, Technique, Color and Pattern. History of this style of knitting, with thorough descriptions of the use of color and knitting math. 23 original patterns. Interweave Press, 1997. Hardcover. $34.95. ISBN 1883010209.

Ferguson, Kerry.
Two Sticks & a String: Knitting Designs Inspired by . Martingale & Company July 1999. $29.95. ISBN: 1-56477-262-4

Fisch, Arline.
Textile Techniques in Metal for Jewelers, Sculptors, and Textile Artists Knitting, crocheting, weaving, braiding, basketry, knotting (including macrame) as well as appendices providing, among other things, a list of suppliers. Lark Books, 1996. Hardcover, 160 pages. $26.95. ISBN 0937274933.

Foale, Marion.
Marion Foale's Classic Knitwear: A Beautiful Collection of 30 Original Patterns. Rodale Press, 1985. ISBN 0-87857-583-9.

French, Angela.
Knitting and Design for Mohair. St. Martin's Press, 1988. Paperback, 168 pages. $12.95. ISBN 0312012799.

French Chic Fashion Knitting. A variety of women's sweaters. Some wool, some cotton; some simple and lacy, intense color work. A nice variety of styles. 1986; 79 pgs; $9.95.

French, Dawn, and Sylvie Soudan.
Big Knits: Bold, Beautiful Designer Knitwear. Century Hutchinson, 1992. ISBN 0712650970.
Great Big Knits: Over Twenty Designer Patterns. Trafalgar Square, 1993. Hardcover, 112 pages. $29.95. ISBN 0943955610.

From Weaving to Knitting. How to use weaving drafts to design knitting stitch patterns. $15.00 WGB Publication, PO Box 517, Saunderstown, RI 02874.

Fryer, Linda G.
Knitting By the Fireside and on the Hillside. Shetland Times Ltd, Prince Alfred Street, Lerwick, Shetland; Scotland ZE1 OEP.


Gainford, Lady Veronica.
Designs For Knitting Kilt Hose & Knickerbocker Stockings The author preserves the traditional Scottish stocking. Schoolhouse Press, paperback, $13. 0-924018-07-9.
Gammon, Joy.
Doctor Who Pattern Book. Carol Pub. Group, 1984. ISBN 0491034032.
Easy to Make: Knitted Toys. 96 pages. $12.95.
Knitted Cats. $4.95.
Knitted Dogs. $4.95.

Gemmell, Liz.
Knitting for Your Home. Australia: Random House, 1991. ISBN 0 09 182634. Patterns for knitted rugs, throws, spreads, cushions, curtains, wall-hangings, upholstery and place mats.

Guagliumi, Susan.
Hand-Manipulated Stitches for Machine Knitters. Taunton Press, 1990. Hardcover, 249 pages. $29.95. ISBN 0942391039.

Gibson-Roberts, Priscilla.
Ethnic Socks and Stockings: A Compendium of Eastern Design & Techniques. XRX, Inc., 1997. Hardcover, 120 pages. $28.95. ISBN 0964639106.
Knitting in the Old Way. Interweave Press, 1986. Paperback, 187 pages. $19.95. ISBN 0934026203.
Salish Indian Sweaters: A Pacific Northwest Tradition. Dos Tejadoras Fiber Arts, 1989. Paperback. ISBN 0-932394-13-2.

Goldberg, Rhoda Ochser.
The New Knitting Dictionary. Crown Publishing, 1984. Paperback, 192 pages. $12.00. ISBN 0-517-55114-4.

Goldstein, Barbara.
All Sweaters in Every Gauge. Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1984. ISBN 0-671-60934-3; 0671-62396-6 (paper).

Gottfridsson, Ingrid, and Inger Gottfridsson.
The Mitten Book. Lark Books, 1992. Paperback, 102 pages. $8.95. ISBN 0937274364.

Grae, Ida.
Nature's Colors - Dyes from Plants. Collier Books/Macmillan, 1979. Reprinted recently by Robin & Russ Handweavers in Oregon.

Gross, Judith.
Patterns from China: Sweater Ideas for Children. Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1981. ISBN 0442203993.


Hamilton-Hunt, Margaret.
Knitting Dictionary. 800 patterns. NY: Crown, 1963.

Hansen, Robin.
Flying Geese & Partridge Feet: More Mittens from Up North and Down East. Down East Press, 1986. 135 pgs. $9.95. ISBN 0892722142.
Fox & Geese & Fences: A Collection of Traditional Maine Mittens. Down East Press, 1986. 69 pgs. $9.95. ISBN 0892722142.
Sunny's Mittens. A how-to-knit book for children ages 9-12. Down East Press, 1986. Spiral-bound paperback, 48 pages. ISBN 0892722908.

Harding, Sally, ed.
Cotton Knitting: Over 30 Exclusive Patterns from Top Designers. Barrons Educational Series, 1987. 120 pages. $19.95. ISBN 081205816X.
Pingouin Classic Knits for All the Family. 35 patterns. Trafalgar Square, 1994. $19.95. ISBN 1570760004.

Harmony Books, pub.
The Harmony Class: Knitting Aran Sweaters.
Harmony Class: Knitting Children's Sweaters.
The Harmony Guide to Aran and Fair Isle Knitting. Debra Mountford, ed. Crown Publishing, 1995. Paperback, 175 pages. $17.00. ISBN 0517884054.
The Harmony Guide to 440 More Knitting Stitches. Originally published as The Harmony Guide to Knitting Stitches, Vol. II. Susan Bates, 1992. Paperback. $13.95. ISBN 0711100756.
The Harmony Guide to Knitting as a Creative Craft: 100's of Stitches and Knitting Techniques.
The Harmony Guide to Knitting Stitches, Vol. I. Susan Bates, 1988. Paperback. $13.95. ISBN 0711100136.
The Harmony Guide to Knitting: Techniques and Stitches. Debra Mountford, ed. Harmony Books, 1992. ISBN 051758848X.
The Harmony Guide to Practical Knitting Stitches. Originally published as The Harmony Guide to Knitting Stitches, Vol. 3.

Harrell, Betsy.
Anatolian Knitting Designs: 153 Turkish Stocking Designs. 134 pages. $19.95.

Harvey, Janet.
Traditional Textiles of Central Asia. Rugweaving, with patterns that could be inspiring to the knitter. Hardcover: Thames & Hudson, 1996; $40.00; ISBN 0711100136. Paperback: Thames & Hudson, 1997; $24.95; ISBN 050027875X.

Heathman, Margaret.
Knitting Languages, . Translates the knitting terms of Danish, French, German, British, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Spanish and Swedish into English. Schoolhouse Press,, soft cover, 132 pages. $15.00. ISBN 0942018117.

Heim, Judy.
The Needlecrafter's Computer Companion: Hundreds of Easy Ways to Use Your Computer for Sewing, Quilting, Cross-Stitch, Knitting & More! Comes with shareware ready to plug in. No Starch Press, 1995. Paperback, 350 pages. $34.95. ISBN 1886411018.

Herring, Ruth, and Karen Manners.
Knitting Masterpieces. Pantheon Books, 1987. Hardcover, 96 pgs. $19.95. ISBN 0-394-56266-6.
Knitting Wildlife. Michael Joseph, 1990. ISBN 1851455256.

Hewitt, Furze.
Heirloom Knitting for Dolls: Classic Patterns in Knitted Cotton. Kangaroo Press, 1994. Paperback. $15.95. ISBN 0864176562. Previous edition 1992, ISBN 0-86417-427-6.
High Fashion Knitting for Dolls. Kangaroo Press, 1994. Hardcover, 110 pages. $24.95. ISBN 0864175574.
Knit One, Make One in Classic Knitted Cotton. Cotton lace patterns. Kangaroo Press, 1993. Hardcover, 108 pages. $29.95. ISBN 0864173342.
Traditional Knitting for Children and Bears. Kangaroo Press, 1995. Hardcover. $24.95. ISBN 0864176872.

Hewitt, Furze, and Billie Daley.
Classic Knitted Cotton Edgings. Kangaroo Press, 1993. 112 pages. $19.95. ISBN 999328212X.
Motifs, Borders and Trims in Classic Knitted Cotton. Kangaroo Press, 1993. Hardcover, 128 pages. $19.95. ISBN 0864172060.

Hiatt, Beryl and Linden Phelps.
Simply Beautiful Sweaters Tricoter, Martingale & Company, 1999. ISBN: 1-56477-255-1. Paper $34.95.
Hiatt, June Hemmons.
The Principles of Knitting. Large, comprehensive reference. Simon & Schuster, 1989. Hardcover, 571 pages. ISBN 0-671-55233-3.

Hochberg, Bette.
Fibre Facts. B & B Hochberg, 1981. Paperback. $8.95. ISBN 0960099069.

Hollingworth, Shelagh.
The Complete Book of Traditional Aran Knitting. St. Martin's Press, 1983. Paperback. ISBN 0312156359.
A Compendium of Knitted Stitch Patterns. Schocken Books, 1986. ISBN 0517623145.
Knitting and Crochet for the Physically Handicapped and Elderly. London: Anchor Press/B.T. Batsford, 1981. ISBN 0-7134-3340-X.
Traditional Victorian Whitework to Knit and Crochet. 29 patterns for bedspreads, counterpanes and edgings. Previously published in Great Britain as Knitting and Crochet for the Home. US publisher is St. Martin's Press. ISBN 0-312-01552-6 and 0-312-01235-5 (pbk).

Horne, Brenda.
Enjoy Entrelac Knitting. Kangaroo Press, 1993. Paperback. $10.95. ISBN 086417554X.
Oddball Knitting. Kangaroo Press, 1989. Paperback. $7.95. ISBN 0864172567.

Huber, Carol, and Steven Huber.
Countryknits: Complete Patterns and Instructions for 23 Casual Sweaters Inspired by American Folk Designs. E.P. Dutton, 1987. ISBN 0525481931.
Countryknits for Kids: Complete Patterns and Instructions for 24 Casual Sweaters Inspired by American Folk Designs. E.P. Dutton, 1987. 110 pgs. ISBN 0525483489.
Countryknits II: Complete Patterns and Instructions for 20 Casual Sweaters Inspired by American Folk Designs. E.P. Dutton, 1988. ISBN 0525484191.

Hurlburt, Regina.
Left-Handed Knitting. Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1977. ISBN 0442235844.



Jago, Jill and Jacque Evans.
Knitting Nostalgia. Knitwear 1920 - 1950. Today's Styles From Yesterday's Designs. 29 Classic Patons patterns from 1920 - 1950 are transcribed to more contemporary yarns and needles. Viking Penguin Books Ltd. 1985. ISBN 0-670-80879-2.

Jeffs, Angela.
Wild Knitting. Bikini and underwear patterns, among other wild things. New York: A & W Publishers, 1979. ISBN: 0-89479-054-4.

Jensen, Anna Marie.
Danish Lace Treasures. Available from

Jones, Catherine Cartwright and Roy.
The Tap-dancing Lizard. 337 Fanciful Charts for the Adventurous Knitter. 176 pgs. $16.95.


Kagan, Sasha.
The Sasha Kagan Sweater Book. 48 patterns for women. 1984; 143 pgs; $14.95.
Kee, Jenny.
Jenny Kee's Winter Knits. 102 pgs. $13.95.
Knits From Nature. 104 pgs. $19.95.
Keele, Wendy.
Poems of Color. Knitting in the Bohus Tradition. Contains text on the tradition and patterns at the end. Loveland, CO: Interweave, 1995. 141 pp + index, b/w & col. photographs. $19.95. ISBN 1-883010-12-8.
Kennet, Frances.
Exclusively Yours: Fashion Knits from the World's Top Designers. 124 pgs. $14.95.
Kids Knits. Fun and Easy Patterns for Beginners. 64 pgs. $5.00.
Kinder, Kathleen.
Techniques in Machine Knitting.
Kinzel, Marianne.
Modern Lace Knitting (First book of). $5.95. See also
Second Book of Modern Lace Knitting.
Kliot, Jules & Kaethe.
The Knitted Lace Patterns of Christine Durchrow, Vol.1 Available from Lacis.
Knitting for Children. Treasure Press, 1-85051-692-8.
Knitted Shawls and wraps. 64 pages. 1986. It's #4 in The Heritage of Knitting Series published by The Thorn Press (Somerset, UK). ISBN 0 906374 16 2.
Knits for Kids & Teddies Too. No author listed except From Australian Country Spinners Pty Ltd. 80 $14.95.
Knutson, Linda.
Synthetic Dyes for Natural Fibers. Available from Interweave Press
Kolstad, Lise, and Tone Takle.
More Sweaters: A Riot of Color, Pattern, and Form. Interweave Press, 1994. $19.95. ISBN 0934026-99-8.
Small Sweaters: Colorful Knits for Kids. Interweave Press, 1996. Paperback. $21.95. ISBN 1883010225.
Sweaters: 28 Contemporary Designs in the Norwegian Tradition. Interweave Press, 1992. ISBN 0 934026 76 9.


Lampen, Betty.
Miniature Pullovers: Book II of Miniature Sweaters--Christmas Tree Decorations. $6.50.
Miniature Pullovers: Christmas Decorations. $6.50.

Lane, Rosalie.
The Picture Knitting Book. 128 pgs. $24.95

LeCount, Cynthia.
Andean Folk Knitting. Peru and Bolivia, 10 projects + motifs.

Lewis, Susanna and Weissman, Jula.
A Machine Knitter's Guide to Creating Fabrics.

Lewis, Susanna E.
Knitting Lace, A Workshop with Patterns and Projects. Taunton Press, ISBN 0 942391 52 7. Available from Taunton Press. Reviewed in Winter '93 SpinOff.

Ligon, Linda.
Homespun, Handknit: Caps, Socks, Mittens and Gloves. Interweave Press, 1987. Paperback, 160 pages. $15.00. ISBN 0 934026 26 2.

Liles, J. N.
The Art and Craft of Natural Dyeing - Traditional Recipes for Modern Use. 1990. Published by the University of Tennessee Press.

Lind, Vibeke.
Knitting in the Nordic Tradition. 127 pgs. $25.00

Lindley, Leslie.
Afghans to Knit and Crochet. ISBN 0-312-00930-5

Locke, Sue.
Nursery Rhyme Knits. ISBN 0-943955-23-8

Lorrant, Tessa.
Knitted Shawls and Wraps. 19 complete patterns, fully illustrated. Outstanding Victorian shawl stitch patterns rescued and revived, straightforward but effective finishes, together with simple assembly instructions, glossary of unusual 'wrap' names and uses, brief history of shawls. Somerset, UK: Thorn Press, Heritage of Knitting Series #4, 1984. ISBN 0906374 16 2.


Malcolm, Trisha, ed.
Vogue Knitting Pillows. Paperback, 96 pages. Butterick Company, 1998. ISBN 1573890073.
Vogue Knitting Socks. Paperback, 96 pages. Butterick Company, 1998. ISBN 1573890081.

Mark Inc., publisher.
Beautiful Things to Make for Baby. 1991 $8.95

Matthews, Anne.
The Vogue Dictionary of Knitting Stitches.

May Gibbs Knits. 80 pgs. $14.95.

Melville, Sally.
Styles. XRX, Hardcover $29.95. Forthcoming, 1998.

Menchini, Pat.
The Beatrix Potter Knitting Book. More than 50 handknits for all the family. 128 pgs. $19.95.

Menz, Deb.
Color in Spinning. A Handspinner's guide to color in fiber. $40.00
Messant, Jan.
Have You Any Wool?
Moss, Jean.
The Jean Moss Book of World Knits. Taunton Press, $27.95, hardcover. ISBN 1 56158 198 4.
Sculptured Knits. $29.95.


Nehring, Nancy.
The Lacy Knitting of Mary Schmiffman. $17.95 ISBN1-883010-42-X.
Nicholas, Kristin.
Knitting the New Classics. 60 Classic Elite patterns, divided into six sections, including sections on quick and simple projects, decorative stitchery, designing with color, cardigans and warm weather knits. $27.95. Designs for adults and children, for novice through experienced knitters. ISBN 0-8069-3172-8.
Knitting Today's Classics. 65 classic yet contemporary sweaters from Classic Elite Yarns. Each design is shown in large, full-color photographs with schematic drawings and charts. A chapter on knitting basics, tips, and techniques is also included for beginners. 144 pages. $27.95 ISBN 1 887374-36-1. 1997, Lark Books.

Norbury, James.
Traditional Knitting Patterns from Scandinavia, and the British Isles, France, Italy and other European Countries. NY: Dover. ISBN 0-486-21013-8


Basic Crochet and Knit. Paperback, 48 pages. Japan Publications, 1979. $9.95. ISBN 0870403893.
Full Color Illustrated Basic Knit. Paperback. Japan Publications, 1987. $9.95. ISBN 0870407457.


Pagoldh, Suzanne.
Nordic Knitting. Thirty-one Patterns In the Scandinavian Tradition. 120 pgs. $21.95.

Patons (Susan Bates), publisher
How to Knit.

Patternworks, supplier
Wisconsin Winter Socks and Other Goodies. Published by Cottage Creations.

Phillips, Mary Walker.
Creative Knitting. For Decorations. 120 pgs. $17.00
Knitting Counterpanes. 179 pgs. $19.95.

Pingree, Chellie.
Maine Island Classics: Knitting and Living on a Maine Island. Down East Books, 1992. Paperback. $15.95. ISBN 0892723157.
Maine Island Kids: Sweaters and Stories from Offshore. Down East Books, 1992. Paperback, 80 pages. $15.95. ISBN 0892723165.
North Island Designs (#4). Down East Books, 1992. Paperback, 95 pages. $17.95. ISBN 0892723181.
North Island Designs 5: A Scrapbook of Sweaters from a Maine Island. Down East Books, 1993. Paperback. $17.95. ISBN 0892723297.
Sweaters from the Maine Islands. Down East Books, 1992. ISBN 0892723173.

Pence, Katherine.
And a Time to Knit Stockings. A sock pattern for each month. $15.00

Price, Anne.
Kid's Knits. Lots of hats, socks, mittens, sweaters, jumpsuits, dresses, blankets and knitted toys for infants to children age five. Very cute and colorful designs, fair isle, pattern work, and plain patterns. 1985; 143 pages; $14.95,

Probert, Christina.
More Knitting in Vogue. Patterns from the 20's to the 80's to knit for men and women.
Vogue Classic Knits.



Rankin, Chris.
Gift Knits. Sterling/Lark, 1993. Includes sections for home, new baby, adults, toys and dolls, and kids. 125 pp.

Raven, Lee.
Hands-on Spinning. Interweave Press, 1995. $8.95.

Righetti, Maggie.
Crocheting in Plain English.
Sweater Design in Plain English. St. Martin's Press. A 350+ page book containing a wealth of information on designing sweaters that actually fit and flatter the wearer. Takes pattern and shape into consideration when applied to different body shapes. Ends with several sample patterns and directions for altering them.
Knitting in Plain English. New York: St. Martin's, 1986. Press. Includes the basics: choosing yarn, casting on and off, knitting and purling, buttonholes, correcting errors and finishing a garment.

Roberts, Patricia.
Design Award Knitting. Intarsia, some texture, some fairisle and lace. Alternative colorways shown. ISBN 1-85227-075-6.
Variations: Knitting Patterns for More Than 50 Seasonal Designs. Takes one knitted garment and changes yarn and other details to make it suitable for several seasons. Does this with many basic designs, including cats, bears, camels, fish, flower and abstracts. ISBN 1-85029-579-4

Robertson, Seonaid.
Dyes from Plants.

Robinson, Debby.
Encyclopedia of Knitting Techniques. 190 pgs. $14.95.
Odd-ball Knitting. London: Bloomsbury 1988, ISBN 0-7474-0228-5.

Rogers, Jerry.
The Art of Knitting. 1991. Blandford, London & Collins Angus & Robertson (sic), Sydney.

Ronay, Edina.
Edina Ronay Knitwear Collection: 35 Original Designs. 160 pgs. $19.95.

Ross, Mabel.
The Essentials of Handspinning. ISBN 0 9507 292 05.
Essentials of Yarn Design.

Roth, Bettie G. and Schultz, Chris.
Handbook of Timesaving Tables for Weavers, Spinners and Dyers. $14.95 to P.O. Box 951, Elk Grove, CA 95759-0951.

Rowe, Mary.
Knitted Tams. 96 pgs. $12.95.

Rowena, Anne.
Anne Rowena's Handknitting Collection: 34 Stunning Designs. 152 pgs.

Royce, Beverly.
Double knitting.
Notes on Double Knitting. 85 pgs. $17.00

Rush, Helene.
The Design Knitter's Sourcebook. 127 charted motifs to use in your own original designs.
Head to Toe. Knitted Accessories--Hats, Socks, Scarves, Vests and More. $9.95.
Maine Woods Woolies: 30 Quick to Knit Sweater Patterns for Children. $9.95.
More Maine Sweaters. $9.95.

Rush, Helene and Rachel Emmons.
Sweaters by Hand. Designs for Spinners and Knitters. 140 pgs. $17.95.

Rutt, Richard.
A History of Hand Knitting. Loveland, CO: Interweave Press, 1987. ISBN 0-934026-35-1

Ryan, Janie, ed.
The Illustrated Guide to Knitting The Creative Way. New York: Exeter Books, 1986. ISBN 0-671-08306-6.

Ryan, Mildred Graves.
Knitting for Pleasure. 1983 (originally 1905); 245 pgs.


Schurch, Charlene
Hats On!: 31 Warm & Winsome Caps for Knitters Down East Books, 1999. $19.95. ISBN: 0-89272-435-8.

17th-Century Knitting Patterns. $19.95 WGB Publication, PO Box 517, Saunderstown, RI 02874.

Selfridge, Gail.
Sweater Design Workbook. 120 pgs. $14.95.

Scott, Shirley A.
Canada Knits. McGraw Hill-Ryerson, 1992. ISBN 0-07-549973-8

Shangold, Judith, ed.
The Designer Collection (for Bears). $9.50. Available from A Bear in Sheep's Clothing, P.O. Box 770, Medford, MA 02155. 18 sweaters designed by big name designers (Kaffe Fassett, Meg Swansen, etc.) and done in conjunction with Vogue Knitting.

Sharp, Jo. Knitted Sweater Style: inspirations in color. 25 designs and 41 patterns. Newtown, CT: Taunton Press, 1997 ISBN 1-56158-189-5 $27.95.

Sheard, Stephen.
The Rowan/Brother Designer Machine Knitting Book. Beautiful and often complex fairisle work by Edy Lyngaas, Rachel Grimmer, Jane Davies. Clear presentation of pattern sequencing and punchcards. Adaptable if you want to do one by hand. ISBN 0-7126-2241-1

Smith, Mary and Bunyan, Chris.
A Shetland Knitter's Notebook. Shetland Times Ltd, Prince Alfred Street, Lerwick, Shetland; Scotland ZE1 OEP.

Smith, Mo.
Teddy Bear Knits. Published by Dorling Kindersley, 1987. ISBN 0-86318-229-1

Square, Vicki.
The Knitter's Companion. Interweave Press, 1996. ISBN 1-883010-13-6. $17.95

Stanfield, Lesley.
The New Knitting Stitch Library. 191 pgs. $27.95. ISBN 0 8019 8332 0

Stanley, Montse.
Creating and Knitting Your Own Designs for a Perfect Fit. Garment construction, alterations, motif placement, body and sleeve shapes. New York: Harper and Row, 1982. ISBN 0-06-015054-8
The Handknitter's Handbook. Published by David & Charles (England).

Starmore, Alice.
Aran Knitting. Interweave Press, 1997. ISBN 1-883010-33-0
Alice Starmore's Book of Fair Isle Knitting. Taunton Press. ISBN 0 918804 97 3.
The Celtic Collection. Anaya Publishers. ISBN 1 85470 218 1.
Fishermen's Knits. Trafalgar Square. ISBN 0 943955 73 4.
In the Hebrides.
The Scottish Collection. $14.00.

Starmore, Jade
Collector's Item. 1999.

Stengard, Lena.
Knits for Kids. 51 Original Patterns for Ages Six Months to Four Years. $24.95.
Nursery Knitting. ISBN 1-85470-085-5

Stewart, Evelyn Stiles.
The Right Way to Knit. Vol. 1 and 2. 76 and 100 pgs, respectively. $7.95 each. Brunswick (pub). ISBN 0-934026-85-8. Order from C. E. Stewart, 1068 Landings Loop, Worthington, OH 43085. The books are $8.00 each + $3.00 shipping and handling (for 1 or 2 books). For information only (no orders), I will respond to all inquiries at my email:

Stove, Margaret.
Merino, Handspinning, Dyeing and Working with Merino and Superfine Wools. Available from Interweave Press.

Strick, Candace Eisner.
Sweaters from a New England Village : 20 original sweaters featuring Harrisville Designs Yarns. Camden, Maine : Down East Books, 1996. ISBN: 0-89272-358-0

Swansen, Meg.
Handknitting with Meg Swansen.An assortment of Meg's designs, both flat and circular. Schoolhouse Press, 1995. paper, $16. ISBN 0-942018-08-7.

Swansen, Meg
Meg Swansen's Knitting: 30 Designs for Hand Knitting. Interweave Press, Incorporated. 1999. $39.95. ISBN: 1-883010-58-6

Swepson, Ruth Maria.
Creative Knits: Designer Patterns for the Practical Knitter. 31 classic patterns. 144 pages. $15.00

Szabo, Janet.
The 'I Hate to Finish Sweaters' Guide to Finishing Sweaters. Finishing becomes easier and faster when knitters consider the process before they even begin knitting. Individual chapters deal with all aspects of finishing -- seams, edgings, borders, buttonholes and bands, embellishments, cutting and sewing, alterations, cleaning up ends, blocking and lining. Self-published. ($10.95 plus $2 S&H) at or Janet Szabo, 3720 Foothill Road, Kalispell, MT 59901, 406-755-1338.


Terp, Sandy.
Five & Dime Edgings: 30 Knitted Edgings from Vintage Pattern Books, Reworked, Redesigned and Rewritten. 26 pgs. $10.95. ISBN 9084794959.

Theiss, Nola.
Decorating Sweaters with Duplicate Stitch. Altamont Press, 1994. 0-8069-0810-6.

Theiss, Nola and Chris Rankin.
Floral Knits: More than 40 Beautiful Timeless Sweaters to Make. 144 pgs. ISBN-0806983671, $14.95.

Thomas, Nancy J.
Best of Knitter's Magazine: Shawls & Scarves. XRX Inc., 1999. Paper, $19.95. ISBN: 0-9646391-6-5.

Togawa, Reiko.
Mohair Knitting. 81 pages. $15.95.

Thomas, Mary.
Mary Thomas's Knitting Book. Originally published 1938. Now available from Dover Publications. ISBN 0-486-22817-7. $5.95 US.
Mary Thomas's Book of Knitting Patterns. 329 pages. $6.95. Patternworks.

Threads magazine.
Colorful Knitwear Design. Taunton Press, 1994. Paperback, 95 pgs. $16.95. ISBN 1 56158 082 1.
Great Knits: Texture and Color Techniques. Taunton Press, 1995. Paperback, 95 pages. $16.95. ISBN 1 56158 103 8.
Hand-Knitting Techniques. 30 of the best hand knitting articles from the first 26 issues of Threads Magazine. Taunton Press, 1991. Paperback, 126 pgs. $17.95. ISBN 1 56158 012 0.
Knitting Around the World. Three articles on lace. Book also includes Fair Isle, Aran knitting, Faroe Islands, designing tammies, Swedish two-strand knitting. History, patterns and techniques, detailed photography so you can really see what is going on. Newtown, CT: Taunton Press, 1993. ISBN 1-56158-026-0

Thomson, Erica.
Pressing Matters: A Machine Knitter's Guide To Pressing and Finishing. 48 pages, illustrated with photos and diagrams. ISBN 0 9517117 0 9. Available from USA - Cochenille Design Studio, PO BOX 4276, Encinitas, C.A. 92023 $18 or in the UK from Erica Thomson, 11 George Road, Nottingham, NG2 7PT, or e-mail at



Van Keppel, Marilyn, translator.
Faroese Shawls. Schoolhouse Press, ISBN 0-924018-12-5.

van Stralen, Trudy.
Indigo, Madder & Marigold: A Portfolio of Colors from Natural Dyes. Interweave Press, 1994. Hardcover, 127 pages. ISBN 0934026866.

Van Zandt, Eleanor.
The Complete Step-by-Step Knitting Book. Half techniques and half patterns. Colour Library Books in Surrey. ISBN 0-86283-929-7.

van der Klift-Tellegen, Henriette.
Knitting from the Netherlands. Patterns are provided in sizes for men, women, teenagers, and children. Knitting instructions are given for all the stitches used, each design is graphed, and there are photographs of each knitted swatch, along with historic photos of each design. 96 pages. $13.95 Lark Books/Sterling Publishing.

Vitek, Elizabeth and Bringas, Branka.
Creative One-Piece Knitting. Australian import. $20.

Vogue Knitting.
Vogue Knitting. Large, comprehensive knitting reference for knitters of all levels. Hardcover, 280 pages. Pantheon Books, 1989. ISBN 039457186X.
Vogue Knitting Library:
Vogue Knitting: Designer Knits. 1998. 1-57389-009-X $30.
Vogue Knitting: Socks. Butterick, 1998. 1-57389-008-1. $12.95
Vogue Knitting: Pillows. Butterick, 1998. $12.95.
Vogue Cotton & Silks Knits. 0-849432-20-9
Vogue Thick Knits. 0-13-943077-6
Vogue Fair Isle & Textured Knits. 0-948432-30-6
Vogue Men's Knits. 0-849432-35-7
Vogue Children's Knits. 0-948432-40-3


Walker, Barbara G.
Knitting from the Top Down. Schoolhouse Press, ISBN: 0-924018-09-5.
The Learn-to-Knit-Afghan Boook.A wonderfully logical progression through 63 different stitch patterns, resulting in an afghan. Schoolhouse Press, paperback, $20. ISBN 0-924018-13-3.
Mosaic Knitting. Reprinted by Schoolhouse Press, 1998. ISBN 0-924018-15-X.
A Treasury of Knitting Patterns. Macmillan. 1968, ISBN 0-684-17314-X. Reprinted by Schoolhouse Press, 1998.
A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns. Macmillan 1970, ISBN 0-684-16938-X. Reprinted by Schoolhouse Press, 1998.
A Treasury of Charted Knitting Patterns. Reprinted by Schoolhouse Press, 1998.
Sampler Knitting. Contains afghans. Scribner, 1973. ISBN 6834-13263-X (cloth).

Waterman, Martha.
Traditional Knitted and Lace Shawls. St. Paul, MN: Fiber Arts Publications. Reviewed in the Winter '93 SpinOff. Corrected reprint, Interweave, 1998. ISBN 0-932394-22-1. $21.95

Wernhard, Hannelore.
Knitted Farmyard. ISBN 0855325763. $4.95.

Weston, Madeline.
The Traditional Sweater Book. Covent Garden Books, 1989. Dorling Kindersley, London, 1986. ISBN 0-86318-179-1. In the U.S.A. NY: Crown. Originally published as Classic British Knits. ISBN 0-517-56477-7.

Williams, Joyce.
Forthcoming: A book of intricate, fine-gauged sweaters adapted from Latvian weaving patterns.
Wolfrom, Joen.
The Magical Effects of Color. Color wheels and complementary color schemes, analogous color schemes (which use adjacent colors), split-complentary schemes (analogous colors with one set of complementary hues), and triadic schemes (3 colors at equal distance apart on the color wheel). Illustrated with quilts. C&T Publishing, 1992. ISBN 0-914881-53-1. Paper. $20.

Workbasket Magazine staff.
Collars to Knit and Crochet. Modern Handcraft, 1989. Paperback, 72 pgs. $6.95. ISBN 0866753036.

Wright, Mary.
Cornish Guernseys & Knit Frocks.




Zilboorg, Anna.
Fancy Feet. Available from Lark Press. ISBN 0-937274-75-5. USA $18.95 CAN 26.95. Covers many traditional knitting patterns of Turkey.
45 Fine & Fanciful Hats to Knit: Berets, Toques, Cones, Stars, Pentagons, and More Lark Books. 112 pages. Paperback $18.95 ISBN 1-57990-009-7; Hardback $22.95 ISBN 1 57990-000-3. Corrections for this book are on the Lark Books Web site at

Socks for Sandals and Clogs Charts by Merike Saarniit. Includes a poster of all 11 socks in the book. $19 paperback. Feet on the Ground Press, 1999. ISBN 0-9669153-5-6. Contact Carolina Homespun at for ordering information.

Zimmermann, Elizabeth.
Knitter's Almanac. A small book published by Dover with a pattern for each month of the year. $4.00 ISBN 0 486 24178 5.
Knitting Around.
Knitting Without Tears. A classic, including basic instructions and several patterns. New York: Scribner's. ISBN 0 684 13505 1.
Knitting Workshop. 177p. ISBN 0 94 2018 00 1. All available from Schoolhouse Press.

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