Whether you’re ready to get your stranded colorwork on, big-time, or just want to gasp at the beauty of these traditional patterns, Mary Jane Mucklestone’s treasury is the perfect guide. When you’ve got enough of the Scottish Islands, take a peek at Mary Jane’s equally stunning collection of 150 Scandinavian Motifs.
These books have taught us a lot.
Any book by Alice Starmore is worthy of deep, long study. Her elaborate, subversive patterns look perfectly traditional until you look closely and see the unusual way she uses familiar patterns.
If traditional Fair Isle patterns look a bit old-timey to you, these modern stranded motifs might be just the thing. Fresh and brilliant.
Feet are weird. Kate Atherley walks us through the steps (oy, double pun!) to achieve the delight that is a pair of socks that really fits well. Cuff-down or toe-up, Kate’s got this, and so do you.
An amazing life, as told by a celebrated artist and raconteur who happens to also design for knitters.
Debbie Bliss is a preeminent designer of knitwear for the modern baby, with countless collections to her name. Every knitter needs a go-to collection of baby patterns, and this one, from 2019, is ours.
Instant classic. A whole new approach. All stitches are based on geometric grid systems—and by using grids as guides, we learn that making stitches is child’s play. So beautiful.
Who will knit a hat for the knitter? This gentle classic celebrates the love that is knitted into every stitch (and wound into every pom pom). For ages 4-8 and the 61-year-old who is writing this. Bonus: hat and pom pom instructions are included, for a full-circle experience.
Start here to get the big picture of what Kaffe Fassett is all about: exuberant, over-the-top geometrics, fruits, flowers, and color, color, COLOR. These patterns can be adapted to whatever project you have in mind.
This is the book we hand out to dear ones, big and small, who want to learn to knit. Clear instructions on basic techniques, plus appealing, timeless projects. Like all of Melanie’s books, the photography and book design are beautiful.
With her characteristic dogging of the details, a technical knitting whiz brings us a rich assortment of mittens and gloves for all the knitworthy hands in our lives.