Although you have to become a member, the signup time may be worth it. Ravelry is a social network where people share patterns and resources with each other. Look up a pattern name or type and find photos, tips, and more from knitters like you.
Do you wish your knitting was better and that you had an expert knitter by your side to help you when it goes wrong? Then this is the book for you. Patty Lyons is an expert in all things knitting related. She will help you solve all of your knitting problems--from edges that won't behave to adjusting your yarn tension--with the 70+ hacks in Patty Lyons' Knitting Bag of Tricks.
Introducing the first official Harry Potter knitting book--a deluxe guide to creating over 25 authentic Harry Potter knits based on the iconic films. Channel the magic of the Harry Potter films from the screen to your needles with the ultimate knitter's guide to the Wizarding World.
Bring the magic of Disney to your knitting needles with the first official book of knitting patterns inspired by classic characters like Mickey Mouse and Cinderella and films like Alice in Wonderland, The Little Mermaid, Moana, and more.
Over the last decade, Clara Parkes has clocked so many travel miles that she's essentially taken off from or landed in a new city every two weeks. In Knitlandia, she takes readers along on 17 of her most memorable voyages, big and small, from the fjords of Iceland to a cozy yarn shop in Paris's 13th arrondissement, from a noisy spinning mill in Taos to a fledgling festival in Edinburgh. With her usual mix of eloquence and humor, Parkes weaves a masterful narrative that is both personal and universal, touching on the heart of what it means to be a knitter.
Stockinette, ribbing, cables, even the humble yarn over can instantly evoke places, times, people, conversations, all those poignant moments that we've tucked away in our memory banks. Over time, those stitches form a map of our lives. --From the preface In The Yarn Whisperer: Reflections on a Life in Knitting, renowned knitter and author Clara Parkes ponders the roles knitting plays in her life via 22 captivating, poignant, and laugh-out-loud funny essays.
Knit to Flatter is about celebrating the body you have been given and creating sweaters that make you look and feel great. Part instruction manual and part pattern collection, Knit to Flatter teaches you how to assess your shape--top-heavy, bottom-heavy, or proportional-- and then knit accordingly. With a great sense of fun and acceptance, Amy Herzog presents silhouettes and styles that work with each body shape, along with four ideal sweater patterns per category. She then provides patterns for 10 more sweaters with guidelines for customizing, so they can be tailored to flatter.
Hands getting cramped, but not finished dreaming about knitting?
The Black Sheep Knitters--Maggie, Lucy, Dana, Suzanne, and Phoebe--meet once a week without fail, sharing the varied and colorful skeins of their lives as much as knitting tips, recipes, and small-town gossip, and creating an intricate, durable pattern of friendship.
When she inherits her aunt's yarn retreat business, dessert chef Casey Feldstein decides to host a scheduled retreat, even though she knows nothing about knitting, and she investigates when a retreat regular is murdered.
Since her only daughter left for college, widow Pamela Paterson has kept busy as associate editor of a craft magazine and founder of the Knit and Nibble knitting club in quaint Arborville, New Jersey. Now, she's trying out a new hobby--solving murders! Pamela is hosting the next Knit and Nibble meeting and can't wait to liven up her otherwise empty home with colorful yarn, baking, and a little harmless gossip.
The Twenty-First Wish by Debbie Macomber Anne Marie Roche and her adopted daughter, ten-year-old Ellen, have each written a list of twenty wishes--on which they included learning to knit. But Ellen has quietly added a twenty-first wish: that her mom will fall in love with Tim, Ellen's birth father, who's recently entered their lives.... Coming Unraveled by Susan Mallery When Robyn Mulligan's dreams of becoming a Broadway star give way to longing for her childhood home, she returns to Texas, running her grandmother's knitting store. But the handsome, hot-tempered T. J. Passman isn't making it easy on her. If he can learn to trust Robyn, and overcome his tragic past, they just might discover a passion like no other. Return to Summer Island by Christina Skye After a devastating car accident, Caro McNeal is welcomed by a community of knitters on Oregon's sleepy Summer Island. She also finds meaning and purpose in the letters she exchanges with a marine serving in Afghanistan. But when life takes another unexpected turn, will Caro pick up the threads of hope, opening her heart to wherever it takes her?
There's a little yarn shop on Blossom Street in Seattle. It's owned by Lydia Hoffman, and it represents her dream of a new life free from cancer. A life that offers a chance at love. Lydia teaches knitting to beginners, and the first class is "How To Make a Baby Blanket." Three women join. Jacqueline Donovan wants to knit something for her grandchild as a gesture of reconciliation with her daughter-in-law. Carol Girard feels that the baby blanket is a message of hope as she makes a final attempt to conceive. And Alix Townsend is knitting her blanket for a court-ordered community service project. These four very different women, brought together by an age-old craft, make unexpected discoveries--about themselves and each other. Discoveries that lead to friendship and more.
As one of the Black Sheep Knitters prepares to become a mother, a new member becomes a suspected killer in New York Times bestselling author Anne Canadeo's fifth Black Sheep & Co Mystery featuring the close knit members of a knitting circle in the fictional town of Plum Harbor, Massachusetts.
Kickstart your skills alongside expert knitter Susan B. Anderson! From getting your first stitches on the needles to finishing your projects, Susan's guidance through three cozy accessories will have you in a knitting craze!
Join Andrea Wong and master an exciting Portuguese knitting style that leaves both hands free for your needles! From maintaining even tension to keeping clean purling and ribbing, learn to comfortably knit without sacrificing quality.