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Book Reviews by Title
Recently reviewed

- The Knitted Slipper Book by Katie Startzman

- The Rhinebeck Sweater by Ysolda Teague and friends

- Yarn Whisperer: My Unexpected Life in Knitting by Clara Parkes (includes audio excerpt)

- Knit to Flatter by Amy Herzog

- The Knitter's Handy Book of Top-Down Sweaters by Ann Budd

- Knitting: Fashion, Industry, Craft by Sandy Black

- Colours of Shetland by Kate Davies

- Dreaming in Color: An Autobiography by Kaffe Fassett

- Wearwithall: Knits For Your Life by Mary Lou Egan, Theresa Gaffey, Scott Rohr, Shelly Sheehan, and Sarah K. Walker

- Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett

 


DVDs

- Knitting Ganseys by Beth Brown-Reinsel (DVD)

- The Brand New Knitter: A Comprehensive Guide for the Never-Held-Needles-Before Knitter-To-Be by Lucy Neatby (DVD)

- Knitting Out Loud audiobooks

- The Art of Knitting

- Lucy Neatby's Intarsia Untangled 1 & 2

- Lucy Neatby's Knitting Essentials 1 & 2

- Point-Click-Knit!


Buy the classics

- Knitting Without Tears by Elizabeth Zimmermann

- Elizabeth Zimmermann's Knitters' Almanac by Elizabeth Zimmermann

- Elizabeth Zimmermann's Knitting Workshop by Elizabeth Zimmermann

- Knitting Around by Elizabeth Zimmermann

- A Treasury of Knitting Patterns by Barbara G. Walker

- A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns by Barbara G. Walker

- Vogue Knitting: The Ultimate Knitting Book by Vogue Knitting Magazine Editors

- Knitting in Plain English by Maggie Righetti

- Sweater Design in Plain English by Maggie Righetti

- Three essential titles for every knitter's bookshelf


Book reviews by title

- Round-up: Four Fundamental Sock Books

- Round-up: 11 Picks for 2005

- 25 Gorgeous Sweaters for the Brand-New Knitter by Catherine Ham

- 100 Afghan Squares to Knit by Debbie Abrahams

- 50 Baby Bootees to Knit by Zoë Mellor

- The Age of Homespun by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

- Animal Knits by Zoe Mellor

- The Any Yarn, Any Size Knit Hat Book by Sarah Bradberry

- Arctic Lace by Donna Druchunas

- Astounding Knits! by Lela Nargi

- At Knit's End: Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

- Baby Knits for Beginners by Debbie Bliss

- Baby Style by Debbie Bliss

- Big Girl Knits by Jillian Moreno and Amy Singer

- Charts Made Simple by JC Briar

- Christmas Stockings: 18 Holiday Treasures to Knit edited by Elaine Lipson

- The Close-Knit Circle: American Knitters Today by Kerry Wills

- Coastal Knits by Alana Dakos and Hannah Fettig

- Color Works: The Crafter's Guide to Color by Deb Menz

- Colours of Shetland by Kate Davies

- Comforts of Home: Simple Knitted Accessories by Erika Knight

- Complete Feltmaking by Gillian Harris

- Cool Socks Warm Feet by Lucy Neatby

- The Complete Knitting Set by Reader's Digest

- Confessions of a Knitting Heretic by Annie Modesitt

- Debbie Bliss Celtic Knits by Debbie Bliss

- Diagonal Knitting by Katharine Cobey

- Double Knits: Pairs of Patterns for Babies and Toddlers by Zoe Mellor

- Dreaming in Color: An Autobiography by Kaffe Fassett

- The Eclectic Sole by Janel Laidman

- Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen

- Farmer Brown Shears His Sheep by Teri Sloat

- Favorite Socks: 25 Timeless Designs from Interweave edited by Ann Budd and Anne Merrow

- Felted Knits Beverly Galeskas

- Fiber Gathering by Joanne Seiff

- Fitted Knits by Stefanie Japel

- Folk Shawls by Cheryl Oberle

- Freeform Knitting by Prudence Mapstone

- The Gentle Art of Domesticity by Jane Brocket

- Getting Started Knitting Socks by Ann Budd

- The Green Mountain Spinnery Knitting Book by Margaret Klein Wilson and the Green Mountain Spinnery

- Greetings from Knit Café by Suzan Mischer

- The Haapsalu Shawl by Siiri Reimann and Aime Edasi

- Hand Dyeing Yarn and Fleece by Gail Callahan

- Hand Knits for the Home by Caroline Birkett

- Hand Knitting: New Directions by Alison Ellen

- Harvest by Nichole Reese

- A History of Hand Knitting by Richard Rutt

- How to Knit: The Definitive Knitting Course by Debbie Bliss

- How to Knit a Love Song by Rachael Herron

- Icelandic Knitting: Using Rose Patterns by Hélène Magnússon

- Intarsia Untangled 1 & 2 (DVDs) by Lucy Neatby

- Kaffe's Classics: 25 Glorious Knitting Designs by Kaffe Fassett

- Kaffe Fassett's Pattern Library by Kaffe Fassett

- Kids Learn to Knit by Lucina Guy and François Hall

- Knit: A Personal Handbook by Melanie Falick

- Knitalong: Celebrating the Tradition of Knitting Together by Larissa and Martin John Brown

- Knit Fix: Problem Solving for Knitters by Lisa Kartus

- Knit Knack Kit by Kris Percival

- Knit One, Kill Two by Maggie Sefton

- Knit One Knit All by Elizabeth Zimmermann (edited by Cully Swansen)

- knit. sock. love by Cookie A

- A Knitter's Gallery of Mitered Squares by Jill Bigelow-Suttell and Jane Bigelow

- The Knitter's Handy Book of Patterns by Ann Budd

- Knits for Babies and Toddlers by Fiona McTague

- Knitspeak by Andrea Berman Price

- Knit Swirl! by Sandra McIver

- Knitted Babes by Claire Garland

- Knitted Gifts by Ann Budd

- Knitted Lace of Estonia by Nancy Bush

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- The Knitted Slipper Book by Katie Startzman

- The Knitted Teddy Bear by Sandra Polley

- The Knitter's Book of Socks by Clara Parkes

- The Knitter's Book of Wool by Clara Parkes

- The Knitter's Book of Yarn by Clara Parkes

- The Knitter's Companion by Vicki Square

- The Knitter's Handy Book of Top-Down Sweaters by Ann Budd

- The Knitter's Life List by Gwen Steege

- Knitter's Stash: Favorite Patterns from America's Yarn Shops edited by Barbara Albright

- The Knitting Answer Book by Margaret Radcliffe

- Knitting Brioche by Nancy Marchant

- Knitting Color: Design Inspiration from Around the World by Brandon Mably

- Knitting: Fashion, Industry, Craft by Sandy Black

- Knitting Green by Ann Budd

- Knitting Emporium by Jo Sharp

- Knitting for Baby by Melanie Falick and Kristin Nicholas

- Knitting in America by Melanie D. Falick

- Knitting in the Old Way by Priscilla Gibson-Roberts and Deborah Robson

- Knitting Journal by Char Loving

- Knitting Lace Triangles by Evelyn A. Clark

- Knitting Lessons: Tales from the Knitting Path by Lela Nargi

- Knitting Nell by Julie Jersild Roth

- The Knitting Sutra: Craft as a Spiritual Practice by Susan Gordon Lydon

- Knitting Tips & Trade Secrets from Threads Magazine

- Knitting Today's Classics by Kristin Nicholas

- Knitting with Beads by Jane Davis

- Knitting with Wire by Nancie M. Wiseman

- Knit to Flatter by Amy Herzog

- Last-Minute Knitted Gifts by Joelle Hoverson

- Little Badger Knitwear by Ros Badger and Elaine Scott

- Little Red in the City by Ysolda Teague

- Loop-d-Loop by Teva Durham

- Loop-d-Loop Crochet by Teva Durham

- The Loving Stitch: A History of Knitting and Spinning in New Zealand by Heather Nicholson

- Mason-Dixon Knitting by Kay Gardiner and Ann Shayne

- Meg Swansen's Knitting by Meg Swansen

- Monkeysuits by Sharon Turner

- More Sensational Knitted Socks (and Sensational Knitted Socks) by Charlene Schurch

- New Pathways for Sock Knitters: Book One by Cat Bordhi

- No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting by Anne Macdonald

- No Sheep for You by Amy Singer

- The Northampton Wools Knitting Book by Linda A. Daniels

- One-Skein Wonders edited by Judith Durand

- One + One: Scarves, Shawls & Shrugs by Iris Schreier

- Personal Footprints for Insouciant Sock Knitters by Cat Bordhi

- The Rhinebeck Sweater by Ysolda Teague and friends

- A Second Treasury of Magical Knitting by Cat Bordhi

- The Secret Language of Knitters by Mary Beth Temple

- Selma by Jutta Bauer

- Seven Things that can "Make or Break" a Sweater by Margaret E. Fisher

- Silky Little Knits by Alison Crowther-Smith

- Simple Knits for Cherished Babies by Erika Knight

- Simply Beautiful Sweaters by Beryl Hiatt and Linden Phelps

- Simply Beautiful Sweaters for Men by Beryl Hiatt and Linden Phelps

- Sock Innovation by Cookie A

- Socks from the Toe Up by Wendy D. Johnson

- Socks Soar on Two Circular Needles by Cat Bordi

- Stitch 'n Bitch: The Knitter's Handbook by Debbie Stoller

- Stories in Stitches by Donna Druchunas and Ava Coleman

- Sweaters from New England Sheep Farms by Candace Eisner Strick

- Sweater Quest by Adrienne Martini

- A Symphony For the Sheep by Cynthia Millen

- Things I Learned from Knitting...Whether I Wanted to or Not by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

- This is How I Go When I Go Like This by Linda Ligon

- Toe-Up Socks for Every Body, by Wendy D. Johnson

- Toe-Up 2-at-a-Time Socks, by Melissa Morgan-Oakes

- Toe-Up!, by Chrissy Gardiner

- Too Cute! Cotton Knits for Toddlers by Debby Ware

- A Treasury of Magical Knitting by Cat Bordhi

- Twist and Knit by Miriam L. Felton

- The Twisted Sisters Sock Workbook by Lynne Vogel

- 2002: Books in Review

- The Ultimate Knitter's Guide: Patterns and Techniques by Kate Buller

- The Unpattern Patterns (a series of leaflets) by Janice MacDaniels

- The Urban Knitter by Lily M. Chin

- 200 Braids to Twist, Knot, Loop, or Weave by Jacqui Carey

- The Very Easy Guide to Cable Knitting by Lynne Watterson

- Victorian Lace Today by Jane Sowerby

- Vogue Knitting: The Ultimate Knitting Book by Vogue Knitting editors

- Vogue Knitting: The Ultimate Sock Book by Vogue Knitting editors

- Vogue Knitting American Collection edited by Trisha Malcolm

- Vogue Knitting on the Go: Baby Blankets edited by Trisha Malcolm

- Vogue Knitting on the Go: Bags and Backpacks edited by Trisha Malcolm

- Vogue Knitting on the Go: Teen Knits edited by Trisha Malcolm

- Wearwithall: Knits for Your Life by by Mary Lou Egan, Theresa Gaffey, Scott Rohr, Shelly Sheehan, and Sarah K. Walker

- Weekend Knitting by Melanie D. Falick

- The Yarn Girls' Guide to Simple Knits by Julie Carles and Jordana Jacobs

- Yarns to Dye For: Creating Self-Patterning Yarns for Knitting by Kathleen Taylor

- The Yarn Whisperer: My Unexpected Life in Knitting by Clara Parkes

- The Yarn Woman by Brooks Mencher

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