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Note: All addresses are in the United States unless otherwise noted.

Cast On
The Knitting Guild of America
P.O. Box 1606
Knoxville, TN 37901
+1 (423) 524 2401
+1 (800) 274 6034 to join with Visa or Mastercard
fax: +1 (423) 524 8677
email: tkga@tkga.com
World Wide Web: http://www.tkga.com/
Dues for TKGA are $23, $30 Canada or Mexico, $38 overseas and include 5 issues of Cast On magazine. Cast On has articles and patterns for both hand and machine knitters.

Family Circle Easy Knitting
161 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10013
+1 (800) 289 4304
World Wide Web: http://www.vogueknitting.com/family.html
In Canada:
P.O. Box 4001, Postal Station 'A'
Toronto, ON M5W 1H9
Published three times a year. Geared toward the beginning knitter, and toward knitters interested in simple projects. Subscription in US is $14.97 for four issues; in Canada it's $19.15 plus $1.34 GST. You can subscribe from the Web site, but they do not have a secure server for credit card information.

Knit 'n Style
P.O. Box 173
Mt. Morris, IL 61054-0173
+1 (800) 877 5527
Formerly called Fashion Knitting. Subscriptions: US$29.70/year, six issues. Add US$9 for orders outside US. Hand and machine knitting patterns, helpful articles.

Fibre North: A Magazine for Natural Fibre Enthusiasts in Canada
P.O. Box 737
Twillingate, NF A0G 4M0
CANADA
Subscriptions: $26.75/year, four issues.

GLP International (German Language Publications)
153 S. Dean Street
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07631
+1 (212) 736 7455, +1 (201) 871 1010, or +1 (800) 457 4443
fax: +1 (201) 871 0870
email: info@glpnews.com
World Wide Web: http://www.glpnews.com

Anna (Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish)
Burda Baby Knits (English, German, Spanish)
Single issue for $5.00; subscriptions are $60 per year. Most months there are no advertisements at all.
Sandra (English, German) -- subscriptions $40 per year
Sandra "Fashion Hits"
Sandra "Kiddy Fashion" (English)
Sandra "Men's Knits" (English)
Sandra "Large Sizes" (English)
Sandra "Tots & Toddlers" (English)
Strick und Schick (German)
Verena Knits for Kids (English)
Subscriptions are available for half or full year, and some sample copies are available for the individual magazine price.

Interweave Knits
Interweave Press
201 East Fourth St.
Loveland, CO 80537
+1 (303) 669 7672 weekdays between 8-5 Mountain time
+1 (800) 272 2193
fax: +1 (970) 667 8317
World Wide Web: http://www.interweave.com/iwpsite/knits/knits.html
Comes out four times a year. Full of projects and tips for improving your skills. $24/year in the US; US $31/year elsewhere (surface delivery), $67/year for airmail. VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, and Discover accepted.

Keito Dama
Nihon Vogue Co., Ltd.
Overseas Department
3-23 Ichigaya-Honmura-cho,
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-91 Japan
Published four times a year (January, March, August, October). A copy costs 981 yen plus postage by SAL mail, 680 yen, total 1661 yen. One-year subscription rate is 6644 yen. You can pay by money order at a post office; include a note that you would like to subscribe to Keito Dama. Otherwise, you can pay for the subscription with a bank transfer to the Sumitomo Bank, Ichigaya branch, 2-1 Hachiman-cho, Ichigaya, Tokyo, account number 264 471. Bank transfers cost an extra 1500 yen.

Knitters' Forum
The Knitting Guild of Canada
Box 444, 8 Victoria St. East
Princeton, ON N0J 1V0
+1 (519) 458 4440
fax: +1 (519) 458 4441
Quarterly magazine available with membership in the Knitting Guild of Canada.

Knitter's Magazine
Golden Fleece Publications
824 West 10th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104-3518
Address for subscriptions or ordering back issues:
P.O. Box 1525 Sioux Falls, SD 57101-1525
+1 (605) 338 2450 or +1 (800) 232 5648
Web page: http://www.xrx-inc.com/
Subscriptions: US$16/year, four issues; US$30/2 years, eight issues. US$20 for subscriptions from Canada, US$38 for subscriptions from other international addresses.

Knitting Digest
P.O. Box 9003
Big Sandy, TX 75755-9934
+1 (800) 829 5865
$14.95/1 yr, $26.95/2 yrs. US $22.95 in Canada. 6 issues per year, 10-12 patterns per issue.

Knitting News
Shirley MacNulty
104 Travelers Court
Wilmington, NC 28412
email: country@isaac.net
Quarterly newsletter. Books and pattern reviews. US$15/year.

Knitting NOW
Nancy McGlynn
PO Box 353
Norfolk, MA 02056
email: KnitNOW@aol.com
World Wide Web: http://users.aol.com/knitnow/index.html
Knitting NOW is a new magazine in B&W, tabloid newsprint format. It is focused on projects for serious hand knitters. Published three times per year at a cost of $12.00 US including postage.

Machine Knitters Source
MKS
3415 Custer, Suite 140
Plano, TX 75023
+1 (972) 599 0804
+1 (800) 628 8047
fax: +1 (972) 379 6488
email: mksource@flash.net
World Wide Web: http://www.mksource.com/
MKS is the largest North American magazine devoted to machine knitting. Contains patterns, technical articles and more in each issue. Send US$2 for sample. Subscriptions: 1 year (6 issues) $26.95, Canada $31.95(US funds).

Modern Sales USA Inc.
7724 88th Drive S.E.
Snohomish, WA 98290
+1 (206) 568 5193
They carry most of the foreign machine knitting magazines. These magazines range in price from $60 to $160. They are:
Machine Knitting Monthly - British
Machine Knitting News - British
Modern Machine Knitting - British
Machine Knitting Chic - German
Profitable Machine Knitting - British
Zaza - Japanese
These are wonderful magazines and a step above the American versions. In particular is Zaza. It is in Japanese, but an experienced knitter can translate the charts easily.

orella
Die Schweizer Zeitschrift für die kreative Frau
Habegger Verlag Zürich
Postfach 9230
CH-8036 Zürich
phone: +41 (1) 298 12 44
fax: +41 (1) 298 12 77
Monthly magazine in Switzerland: sewing, knitting, cooking, gardening, etc. For subscription write to the above listed address.

PieceWork
Interweave Press
201 East Fourth St.
Loveland, CO 80537
+1 (303) 669 7672 weekdays between 8-5 Mountain time
+1 (800) 272 2193
fax: +1 (970) 667 8317
World Wide Web: http://www.interweave.com/iwpsite/piecework/pw.html
Celebrates and explores historic and ethnic fabric-related handwork in stories and projects on quilting, knitting, crochet, embroidery, cross stitch, basketry, beadwork, needlepoint, lace making, dyeing, and other traditional crafts. Comes out four times a year. $24/year in the US; US $31/year elsewhere (surface delivery), $67/year for airmail. VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, and Discover accepted.

Pine Meadow Knitting News
490 Woodland View Drive
York, PA 17402
World Wide Web: http://www.benefitslink.com/knit/pmkn/
Subscriptions: US$18/year (international US$22), 16 pages quarterly. Newsletter includes book reviews, patterns, letters from subscribers, and opportunities for charitable knitting.

Rowan Knitting Magazine
Rowan International
Westminster Trading
5 Northern Blvd.
Amherst, NH 03031
+1 (603) 886 5041
World Wide Web: http://www.rowanyarns.co.uk/
Membership costs US$41/year; magazine is published twice yearly.

Spincraft Pattern Newsletter
300 Monroe St.
Salmon, Idaho 83467
+1 (208) 756 3076
Comes out four times a year and contains patterns specifically designed for people knitting handspun yarns. The patterns allow you calculate size based on the gauge of needles and the thickness of the yarn. Subscriptions are $10 per year.

Spin-Off: the Magazine for Handspinners
US$24/year ($31/year in Canada and other foreign countries, surface delivery), 132 pages quarterly. Focuses on hand spinning; includes history, techniques, project inspirations and project instructions for knitting, crocheting, weaving, lace making, embroidery, felt and other textile techniques.

In North America:
Interweave Press, Inc.
201 East Fourth Street
Loveland, CO 80537
+1 (970) 669 7672
+1 (800) 272 2193
fax: +1 (970) 667 8317
World Wide Web: http://www.interweave.com/iwpsite/spin_off/spinoff.html
In Australia:
Magnolia Books
16 King Street
Balmain, New South Wales 2041
or
Mill Hill Books
PO Montville 4560
Queensland
In New Zealand:
Books Unlimited
34 Bella Vista Road
Herne Bay, Auckland 1
or
Fibre Flair
Main Rd., P.O. Box 39
Waikanae
In Europe:
Fibrecrafts
Style Cottage
Lower Eashing NR. Godalming
Surrey GU7 2QD England
or
Friedrich Traub
Schorndorferstrasse 18
7065 Winterbach
Germany
Threads
Threads no longer carries knitting information.

Vogue Knitting

In the United States:
P.O. Box 1072
Altoona, PA 16603
In Canada:
Butterick Canada, Inc.
P.O. Box 4001, Postal Station 'A'
Toronto, ON M5W 9Z9
In Australia:
1 Queen Street
Auburn, New South Wales, 2144
In Great Britain:
New Lane
Havant, Hants PO9 2ND
UK Distributors:
Seymour, Windsor House
1270 London Road
Norbury, London SW16 4DH
In France:
Creamode S.A.R.L.
116 Rue St. Denis
75002, Paris
In Germany, Austria, and Switzerland:
Spitzen und Modewaren Cremer KG
Zollstockgürtel 5
5000, Köln, 51, Germany
Subscriptions: US$11.95/year, four issues. CDN$16.50 for subscriptions from Canada; 5.50 from the UK; $13.25 from Australia.


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Emily Way (emily@woolworks.org)

Last updated December 16, 1999