The Twisted Sisters Sock Workbook: Dyeing, Painting, Spinning, Designing, Knitting by Lynne Vogel
At Knit's End : Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, a.k.a. The Yarn Harlot
A Treasury of Knitting Patterns by Barbara Walker. This trio of books is a must-have for anyone who wants to try their hand at designing.
A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns.
Charted Knitting Designs: A Third Treasury of Knitting Patterns
Stitch n Bitch by Deb Stoller
, includes my pattern for Pippi Kneestockings. I'm so thrilled to have been
part of this wonderful book.
Knit Wit by the ever-wonderful Amy Singer
, editor of Knitty. Includes the Fuzzy Feet Redux, with multiple sizes (by popular demand).
Simple Knits for Cherished Babies by Erica Knight. Gorgeous photography and simple, timeless patterns.
Knitter's Companion by Vicki Square. Clear and compact instructions for how to do most everything you need to do. Desert island must have.
Vogue Knitting. Big, solid encyclopedia. Look here first.
Knitting Without Tears by Elizabeth Zimmerman. Should be required reading for new knitters.
Knitter's Almanac by E.Z. again, one project a month for a year.
Knitting Around, also by E.Z. and with the added benefit of being a bit of an autobiography.
Homespun, Handknit edited by Linda Ligon. My first knitting pattern book and now falling apart from use.
Folk Socks. Not only does this wonderful book have patterns to knit from again and again, it has everything you need to know about learning to knit socks in the first place. This one's on my desert isle list.
Folk Mittens. Lots of mitten patterns with great charts.
Knitting in the Nordic Tradition by Vibeke Lind.
Viking Patterns for Knitting by Elisabeth Lavold.
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