Knitting books

Knitter’s Bookshelf: Pop Knitting

This week’s Knitter’s Bookshelf entry comes to us from Sweden via Interweave press.  Pop Knitting: Bold Motifs Using Color & Stitch by Britt-Marie Christoffersson is an exciting and inspirational book, full of truly different bold, graphic stitch patterns and motifs. It is a slightly older book – published in Sweden in 2009 and the translation… Continue reading Knitter’s Bookshelf: Pop Knitting

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Knitter’s Bookshelf: Dimensional Tuck Knitting

When I was a kid, one of my great-grandmothers had some fancy velvet pillows in her living room.   They appeared to be woven of strips of velvet, though they weren’t.  They were charmingly mysterious in their construction, and on and off over the years I have wondered how on earth they were made. Well, Tracy… Continue reading Knitter’s Bookshelf: Dimensional Tuck Knitting

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Knitter’s Bookshelf: Amy Herzog helps you knit to fit

Anyone interested in sweater knitting should know the name Amy Herzog.  Amy is a prolific writer, designer, teacher, and person in charge of Custom Fit – all aimed at helping knitters make better sweaters. Although it is her three books I’m going to focus on here, I will have links to her other resources at… Continue reading Knitter’s Bookshelf: Amy Herzog helps you knit to fit