150 Scandinavian MotifsRegular price $ 24.99 Save $ -24.99
The Knitter's Directory
Attention all knitters! 150 Scandinavian Motifs is an inspirational collection of favorite motifs found in the traditional knitting of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, and the Faeroe Islands. Included in this collection are colorful designs for:
• Birds & animals
• Geometric patterns
• And, more!
Each motif is shown as a hand-knitted swatch, illustrated with clear life-sized photographs, and accompanied by easy-to-read color charts and reverse colorway suggestions.
With clear details on reading color charts and a full review of techniques for two-color knitting, this book also gives advice on incorporating Scandinavian motifs into a variety of different projects, allowing you to create unique designs. It also includes guidance on choosing yarns, use of color, and finishing techniques to help you hone your knitting skills and create stylish projects!
Paperback, 159 pages.
200 Fair Isle MotifsRegular price $ 24.99 Save $ -24.99
The comprehensive guide to Fair Isle knitting motifs!
The mysteries of Fair Isle are revealed! 200 Fair Isle Motifs offers simple solutions to the seemingly complex technique of stranded colorwork. From simple single row patterns to complex all-over motifs, you’ll find colorways that will thrill and inspire your knitting, whether you’re a beginner or experienced knitter.
By using the easy-to-read charts, columns to illustrate color changes, and clear photographs of each sample swatch, you’ll find yourself creating beautiful Fair Isle designs in no time. Organized by row count and stitch count, 200 Fair Isle Motifs makes it easy for you to find the perfect motif for your projects.
Confidently infuse colorwork into your knitting with 200 Fair Isle Motifs.
Paperback | 207 pages
A Weaver's Book of 8-Shaft PatternsRegular price $ 44.99 Save $ -44.99
This must-have draft book contains almost 1000 different patterns on more than 25 weave structures. Introductory chapters provide a thorough understanding of how each structure works.
Paperback, 240 pages
AlterKnit Stitch DictionaryRegular price $ 26.99 Save $ -26.99
Break the rules–knit outside the lines!
AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary takes an unexpected look at stranded colorwork with 200 new motifs. These non-traditional colorwork charts are perfect for the creative knitter looking to break away from the ordinary. Derived from graphic design elements, these fresh motifs include everything from geometric mountains, waves, and spirals to modern bikes, skulls, and sheep.
Dive into stranded colorwork with confidence with a section on reading charts, working floats, and choosing colors. Learn how stranded colorwork can be used in design with five accompanying projects including mitts, cowls, and sweaters. Plus, use your imagination to modify, deconstruct, and combine the unique motifs to create your own designs.
Be inspired to break the rules and use charts in creative ways with AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary.
Hardcover, 164 pages.
Card Weaving by Candace CrockettRegular price $ 26.99 Save $ -26.99
With nothing more than colored yarn and simple cardboard squares, crafters can produce exquisitely patterned woven bands with this guide, which includes patterns for sturdy belts and camera straps, delicate silk trims and ties, creative wall art, and even hefty rugs and mats.
Paperback: 141 pages
Classic Crochet BlanketsRegular price $ 19.99 Save $ -19.99
Coffee House KnitsRegular price $ 26.99 Save $ -26.99
The jolt of inspiration every knitter needs!
Inspired by the ritual of sipping and stitching, Coffeehouse Knits is a stimulating collection of knitwear with an extra shot of something special. Whether you're joining friends at the coffee shop for community knitting or you're home enjoying the first cup of the day, perk up your knitting with:
Hardcover: 144 pages.
Crochet Stitch DictionaryRegular price $ 22.95 Save $ -22.95
This book is great for new and experienced crocheters alike. Crochet Stitch Dictionary offers 200 stitches with detailed written, charted and photographed instructions. This essential book presents ten color-coded stitch sections: basic, fans & shells, bobbles & clusters, spike stitches, post stitches, mesh & filet, cable stitches, tunisian and more!Author: Sarah Hazell.
DIY Woven Art by Rachel DenbowRegular price $ 22.99 Save $ -22.99
An alt twist on traditional wall hangings!
Get crafty with DIY Woven Art! These 14 fabulous fiber art projects–from colorful pillows and rugs to dramatic wall hangings–will add a pop to any room in your house. No loom? No worries. Rachel Denbow shows you how to fabricate 3 simple, portable looms.
DIY Woven Art also includes tips on customizing your designs and choosing the right fibers and embellishments for each project–basically, everything you need to know to create these gorgeous projects from start to finish. Happy weaving!
Paperback | 175 pages
Doubleweave Revised & Expanded (The Weaver's Studio)Regular price $ 29.99 Save $ -29.99
Conventional shaft loom weaving constricts the weaver into making only a single layer of fabric that is no wider than the loom. Increase your loom's capabilities with Doubleweave Revised & Expanded!
In this comprehensive guide to doubleweave, master-weaver Jennifer Moore revisits the tips and techniques to weaving in multiple layers. Doubleweave Revised & Expanded is filled with new information about doubleweaving and more including:
Expand the abilities of your loom with Doubleweave Revised & Expanded!
Paperback, 175 pages.
Dyeing to Spin & Knit by Felicia LoRegular price $ 26.99 Save $ -26.99
"Unapologetic" is how Felicia Lo always describes her obsession with color and craft. In Dyeing to Spin and Knit, Felicia, founder and creative director of SweetGeorgia Yarns and highly sought after teacher and lecturer, provides clear and accessible guidance for creating gorgeous hand-dyed yarns and spinning fibers and an understanding of how dyeing affects knitted yarn and handspun yarn.
Fiber artists will learn the fundamentals of how color works, how to combine and coordinate colors, and how to control the results when dyeing wool and silk yarns and fibers. Spinners will learn how to subdue intense and bright colorways or prevent muddiness in handspun. Knitters will gain the knowledge to avoid or maximize the effects of pooling. And finally, this book will include 10 patterns that use hand-dyed and handspun yarns and fibers to their most exciting advantage in knitting projects.
Complete with detailed photographs from Felicia's own dyeing studio, Dyeing to Spin and Knit offers a master class in preparing hand-dyed yarns and fibers. Ignite your love of color--unapologetically!
Paperback | 159 pages
Hands On Rigid Heddle WeavingRegular price $ 27.99 Save $ -27.99
With instructions for how to make wonderful projects and plain-weave variations, this user-friendly guide covers choosing, setting up, and weaving on a rigid heddle loom. Both beginners and experienced weavers will value its thriftiness and versatility.
Paperback, 120 pages.
Handwoven Home: Weaving Techniques, Tips, and Projects for the Rigid-Heddle LoomRegular price $ 26.99 Save $ -26.99
A handwoven home is the best kind of home. From towels and throws to napkins and placemats, weaving is perfectly suited for creating and customizing almost any textile for your home.
In Handwoven Home, weaving expert Liz Gipson guides you through the tools and techniques you’ll need to weave all of your personalized textiles on the most popular loom on the market—the rigid-heddle loom. You’ll cover all the basics of rigid-heddle weaving like choosing the right yarn for your project, and achieving your desired cloth type and the perfect drape.
Each of the 20+ projects inside starts with a simple square or rectangle and involves little to no sewing, shaping, or loom waste, making each one perfect for the rigid-heddle loom. You’ll learn how to weave multiple towels from one warp with the Four Looks Kitchen Towels, how to create a sturdy rug of wide fabric with the Fabric Stash Rag Rug, and how to finish each project with a polished, professional look.
Whether you’re making textiles for yourself or as a gift, inside you’ll find everything you need to create a woven personal touch for any room.
About the Author
LIZ GIPSON has made yarn her life. She is the author of Weaving Made Easy and is a veteran of DIY programming both in front of and behind the camera, making numerous appearances on PBS, HGTV, and the DIY network. Liz also teaches weaving and spinning workshops across the country, publishes rigid-heddle patterns at Yarnworker.com, and is a yarn industry content-marketing consultant.
Author/Designer: Liz Gipson
Size: 8.25" x 10.875"
Ikat: The Essential Handbook to Weaving with Resists by Mary ZicafooseRegular price $ 29.99 Save $ -29.99
Knit Stitch DictionaryRegular price $ 24.99 Save $ -24.99
A colorful go-to reference for all knitters featuring 250 essential knit stitches.
Get ready to spice up your knitting! Every knitter needs a good stitch dictionary, and this volume is perfect for new and experienced knitters alike. Knit Stitch Dictionary offers 250 knit stitches, from simple knit-purl combos to fancy textured, color, and lace stitch patterns. Knowing that not every knitter works in the same way, this indispensible guide has both written and charted instructions that clearly explain how to knit each stitch.
Knit Stitch Dictionary is divided into sections including: basic knit and purl stitches; eyelets and lace; cables; traveling and twisted stitches; bobbles, puffs and clusters; slip stitches; chevrons, ripples and waves; tucks and ruffles; and colorwork patterns.
A photo glossary at the back of the book offers a candy box view of all the stitch patterns, allowing you to instantly choose the ones that strike your fancy. Knit Stitch Dictionary will be a go-to reference that you’ll reach for again and again!
Paperback, 191 pages.
KnitOvation Stitch Dictionary By Andrea RangelRegular price $ 28.00 Save $ -28.00
A brand new stitch dictionary from the author of the wildly popular, AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary.
KnitOvation includes more than 150 brand new colorwork motifs to expand knitters’ creative possibilities and draw them further into the world of stranded knitting with clever, quirky, and beautiful motifs including botanicals, animals, and geometric patterns. The motifs are accompanied by a selection of accessory and garment designs to illustrate how the motifs can be used, and technical information on new topics including using charts and adding flourishes with duplicate stitch.
More knitters than ever are enjoying colorwork, so now is a fantastic time to give them another tool for their knitting toolbox. Whether you’re looking for new colorwork motifs, knitting techniques, or pattern ideas, KnitOvation makes a great gift for experienced knitters or for beginners looking for inspiration.
Oct 10, 2023 | ISBN 9780593422700
Knits from the GreenhouseRegular price $ 26.99 Save $ -26.99
The properties of plant-based yarns–cotton, linen, hemp, and others–are unique, naturally. They don't behave the same as wool yarns; to show off their best characteristics you need the right project. Knits from the Greenhouse is here to help you cultivate these fibers into beautiful finished designs. Dig in to find:
• High fiber knitwear using 100% plant-based fibers, as well as blended yarns.
• 18 projects designed specifically to show off the best properties these fibers ensure you have a beautiful finished project no matter the season.
• Helpful tips and tricks from agrarian designers who love working with plant-based fibers.
From soil to skein to finished project, working with plant-based fibers is a joy with Knits from the Greenhouse–green thumb not required.
Paperback, 151 pages.
Knitting Short Rows by Jennifer DassauRegular price $ 24.99 Save $ -24.99
Shape your knitwear seamlessly – using short-rows!
Add seamless curves, soft angles, and depth to your finished pieces with Knitting Short Rows. Inside, Jennifer Dassau teaches you this essential technique in a beautiful package, providing know-how and design inspiration.
Learn to create short-rows through five easy-to-learn methods: wrap and turn knitting, the yarnover method, German short-rows, Japanese short-rows, and twin stitch shadow wraps. Master each through an illustrated step-by-step guide, discover how to choose your short-row method, and more! Then, show off your short-row skills with 17 knitting patterns for fashionable hats, cowls, mitts, shawls, and garments.
Whether you want to enhance your knitting repertoire or are seeking great new designs for your knitted wardrobe, you'll find just what you're looking for in Knitting Short-Rows: Techniques for Great Shapes & Angles.
Paperback, 143 Pages
New Directions in Sock Knitting by Ann BuddRegular price $ 26.99 Save $ -26.99
Take a step in a new direction!
Go beyond top-down or toe-up construction in New Directions in Sock Knitting. In the eighteen designs curated by knitting super star Ann Budd, you'll be treated to projects that range from traditional sock patterns to more challenging and innovative sock constructions. The socks in this collection use a variety of knitting techniques including double knitting, intarsia in the round, short-row shaping, mirrored color and texture patterns, and multi-directional knitting in both traditional and innovative ways. These techniques will have you casting on and knitting your socks from unexpected places–starting at the heel or sole or even from side to side! The instructions are all written in step-by-step detail that will ensure success, no matter which design you choose to knit.
Original, innovative, and unique, it's New Directions in Sock Knitting
Published by Interweave
Feb 01, 2016 | 168 Pages | 8-1/4 x 10-7/8 | ISBN 9781620339435
Next Steps in Weaving: What You Never Knew You Needed to Know by Pattie GraverRegular price $ 27.99 Save $ -27.99
Next Steps in Weaving is a must-have for experienced beginners who are facing the many frustrations of weaving, and need extra guidance and support to successfully execute projects by avoiding common mistakes.
There is a lot to learn about weaving and as a new weaver you might wonder what the next steps in weaving are in order to grow your skills. Next Steps in Weaving has the answers you're looking for. In this beautiful book by Pattie Graver, former Managing Editor of Handwoven magazine, you'll be introduced to various weave structures and concepts including twill, color-and-weave, overshot, summer and winter, and lace.
Pattie has woven her twenty years of hands-on experience in the pages of Next Steps in Weaving and consolidates hours of classes, self-teaching, information from publications, skills learned from other weavers, and weaving knowledge into this one must-have resource. It will save new weavers lots of time and help you discover your own weaving identity or focus.
This is not just a book of weaving recipes. Each topic is explained and supplemented with instructions for weaving a sampler and a project in order to solidify the concepts and enable you to design you own projects. In addition, the book offers troubleshooting tips and helps new weavers "know what they don't know" in order to expand your weaving expertise.
Although it is primarily concerned with 4-shaft weaving, Next Steps in Weaving also serves as a foundation that will allow weavers to easily grow to 8 shafts. Whether you're new to weaving, have the basics down, or are looking to improve your foundation skills, this book will be an asset to your weaving library.
Number Of Pages: 184
Author/Designer: Pattie Graver
Operation Sock DrawerRegular price $ 24.99 Save $ -24.99
Perfectly Feminine KnitsRegular price $ 26.99 Save $ -26.99
Knitters will delight in patterns that effortlessly combine a thoroughly modern sophistication with a certain delicate femininity. With patterns both easy and more complex, there is something for every level of knitter. This book contains twenty-five distinctive designs.Author: Lene Holme Samson.
Punched: Techniques and Projects for Modern Punch Needle ArtRegular price $ 24.99 Save $ -24.99
Author: Stacie Schaat
Discover the primitive craft of punch needle as seen through the eyes of a contemporary artist giving the technique fresh, modern appeal. Yellow Spool's Stacie Schaat shares all you need to know to take a stab in Punched.
With Stacie's guidance you'll learn:
Explore the traditional and untraditional methods of punch needle with projects that can be displayed, used, and loved for generations. You're sure to be pleased as Punched.
Respect The SpindleRegular price $ 22.99 Save $ -22.99
Spin Infinite Yarns with One Amazing Tool
Portable and productive, the hand spindle has been responsible for creating the world's yarn for millennia. In Respect the Spindle, veteran spinner and spindle aficionado Abby Franquemont teaches spinners old and new how to create incredible yarn with this amazing, yet simple tool.
Many contemporary spinners view the hand spindle as a beginner's tool, suited to learn the basic steps of spinning before moving on to a spinning wheel. In Respect the Spindle, Abby emphasizes the spindle's importance and its use in making yarn in advanced ways for high-end to novelty cloth.
The perfect how-to book for any spinner with a growing collection of spindles or even just a dowel, Respect the Spindle includes:
Number Of Pages: 136
Author/Designer: Abby Franquemont
The Art of Crochet BlanketsRegular price $ 24.99 Save $ -24.99
Sign up for our periodic newsletter for the latest information on classes, new product releases, discounts, and exclusive offers.