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Review: Top Down

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As a knitter who loves knitting top-down, one-piece sweaters, this is practically a siren call. How could I resist?

Review: The Art of Slip-Stitch Knitting

Review: The Art of Slip-Stitch Knitting post image

Slip-stitch knitting is one of those techniques that is very simple to do, but often misunderstood, because it seems like it's hard. (It's not.) What this technique is, though, is versatile.

Review: One-Skein Wonders for Babies

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The In-Depth Look: There are three things that tell you, right off the bat, that this book is going to be a good one. 1. It's a new book in the "One-Skein" series by Judith Durant 2. It's full of patterns for babies--which means, at the very least, lots and lots of adorable pictures of [...]

Review: Custom Socks

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All in all, this is a great sock book. The information is thorough, the patterns attractive, the instructions easy to follow, and the photos are appealing.

Review: Knitting Fabric Rugs

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Maybe knitting rugs out of strips of scrap fabric is just what you're looking for.

Review: Complete Photo Guide to Knitting post image

Moms know how much creativity their kids have--imaginations going wild, boundless curiosity about the world around them. It's the perfect time to introduce them to new experiences and teach them new skills.

Like, say, knitting!

Sew Many Dresses, Sew Little Time

Sew Many Dresses, Sew Little Time post image

Not a knitting book, but great for dressmakers!

Review: Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques in Paperback! post image

An absolutely fantastic study of color techniques--now in paperback!

Review: Warm Days, Cool Knits

Review: Warm Days, Cool Knits post image

It is hot outside, and the last thing I want to do right now is bundle up in anything, much less a cozy, bulky sweater ... but that doesn't stop me from wanting to knit.

Review: Seamless Knits for Posh Pups post image

Even though the title says these are for "posh" pups, these are not frou-frou kinds of sweaters. (Well, not all of them.)

Review: Slip-Stitch Knits

Review: Slip-Stitch Knits post image

This is a nice, slim book (just 64-pages) of slip-stitch scarves, cowls, and shawls.

Review: Adventures in Mochi-Mochi Land

Review: Adventures in Mochi-Mochi Land post image

One thing you can always depend on with Anna Hrachovec is that her books are going to be filled with cuteness and creativity, and this one is no exception.

Review: Increase Decrease

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Judith Durant has made this easy for you. She's painstakingly gone through and documented ninety-nine possible methods of increases and decreases, just for you.

Review: Kirsten Kapur Shawl Book One

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First, the really encouraging thing about this book is that it's clearly labled "Shawl Book One," which implies there's going to be a shawl book two at some point, and maybe a third and a fourth ... all of which is great news, because Kirsten designs some really beautiful shawls.