Knitting Sitemap - Page 10 2014-06-15

Knitting Podcasts - Share Information about Your Knitting Podcast
Lots of knitters have podcasts in which they share information about what they're knitting, tips and more. If you have a podcast, let us know about it here.

Terry's Sock Patterns - : Finished Objects
Readers Terry shares a collection of knit socks.

Knitting Pipeline - : Knitting Podcasts
Lots of knitters have podcasts in which they share information about what they're knitting, tips and more. If you have a podcast, let us know about it here.

What Helped You When Learning to Knit - User Tips on Learning to Knit
If you've ever wondered what was useful to other people when they were learning to knit, read on for reader tips that will help you learn to knit.

Where Do You Shop - On Local Knitting Stores Versus Online Knitting Shops - Knitting Business
Do you shop at your local yarn shop every time you need supplies, or do you rely on a craft superstore or an online shop more often? Share your thoughts on local versus online knitting shops and how you use both.

English Knitting vs. Continental Knitting - Why Do You Prefer Your Knitting Style
Knitters are often defensive about the style of knitting they use, considering it superior to other options out there. Why do you love English knitting, continental knitting or whatever method you use?

Knitting Bag Essentials - What are Your Knitting Tool Bag Essentials?
What shouldn't you leave home without when it comes to taking your knitting on the road? Read ideas from other knitters on knitting tool bag essentials, and share your own thoughts.

English Knitting vs. Continental Knitting - Why Do You Prefer Your Knitting Style
Knitters are often defensive about the style of knitting they use, considering it superior to other options out there. Why do you love English knitting, continental knitting or whatever method you use? Page 2.

Airline Travel Knitting Stories - Share Stories about Knitting on Airplanes
Readers share their stories -- positive and negative -- about knitting on airplanes and knitting in airports.

What Helped You When Learning to Knit - User Tips on Learning to Knit
If you've ever wondered what was useful to other people when they were learning to knit, read on for reader tips that will help you learn to knit. Page 2.

Knitting Bag Essentials - What are Your Knitting Tool Bag Essentials?
What shouldn't you leave home without when it comes to taking your knitting on the road? Read ideas from other knitters on knitting tool bag essentials, and share your own thoughts. Page 2.

Why Did You Learn How to Knit - Readers Share Their Learn to Knit Stories
Readers share how and why they learned to knit.

How to Teach Children to Knit - Tips for Teaching Children to Knit
Readers offer tips on how best to teach children how to knit and things that might have worked for them when teaching kids to knit.

Why Do You Knit - Reasons Why Knitters Knit
There are many reasons to knit beyond just producing your own garments and knit items for family members, friends and charity. Share your reasons for knitting and read why other knitters knit. Page 2.

Why Do You Knit - Reasons Why Knitters Knit
There are many reasons to knit beyond just producing your own garments and knit items for family members, friends and charity. Share your reasons for knitting and read why other knitters knit.

Why Do You Knit - Reasons Why Knitters Knit
There are many reasons to knit beyond just producing your own garments and knit items for family members, friends and charity. Share your reasons for knitting and read why other knitters knit. Page 3.

Why Did You Learn How to Knit - Readers Share Their Learn to Knit Stories
Readers share how and why they learned to knit. Page 2.

Why Do You Knit - Reasons Why Knitters Knit
There are many reasons to knit beyond just producing your own garments and knit items for family members, friends and charity. Share your reasons for knitting and read why other knitters knit. Page 4.

Knitting for Indian Reservations - : Tell Us About Knitting for Charity
Readers share their stories about knitting for charity: what they produced for which charities and how the experience went for them.

Intarsia Knitting Tips - Learn to Knit Intarsia
Readers share tips on knitting intarsia successfully. Learn to knit intarsia without the learning curve.

Left-Handed Knitting - Tips for Left-Handed Knitters
Many left-handed people think they can't knit or get frustrated trying to learn how to knit form right-handed people, especially when they try to learn the traditional mirror-image method of left-handed knitting. Here, readers share tips about knitting left handed.

Why Do You Love Your Umbrella Swift and Yarn Winder - Reasons to Love an Umbrella Swift and Yarn Winder
People who use umbrella swifts and ball winders to turn their hanks into balls tend to love them. Here, readers share their reasons for using this fun knitting tools.

Share Your Finished Objects and Stash Pictures
Share pictures of your finished projects or great yarns from your stash by using this form.

Submit Your Knitting Patterns and Tips
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Submit Your Knitting Patterns, Tips and Pictures
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Readers' Choice Awards 2011 -- Nominate Your Favorites
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Chicks with Sticks Guide to Knitting - Review of the Chicks with Sticks Guide to Knitting
The Chicks with Sticks Guide to Knitting makes it easy for people to learn to knit and develop new knitting skills with step-by-step lessons and easy patterns that will keep new knitters interested and learning.

Lily Chin's Knitting Tips and Tricks - Review of Lily Chin's Knitting Tips and Tricks
Lily Chin shares a ton of knitting secrets, shortcuts and

Debbie Bliss Tips for Knitters - Review of Debbie Bliss Tips for Knitters
Debbie Bliss is well known for her classic, simply stylish knitting patterns, and now she's offering up advice on the basics of knitting to help you make your projects -- whether hers or ones you design yourself -- a success.

Knit Picks Zephryr - Review of the Knit Picks Zephyr Acyrlic Interchangeable Needles
Knit Picks has produced another set of interchangeable knitting needles for knitters to fall in love with. This time it's the Zephyr, a lightweight acrylic set great for knitting on the go.

Laurel Hill Needles - Review of Laurel Hill's Forest Palmwood Knitting Needles
Laurel Hill makes knitting needles and crochet hooks that are handmade from exotic woods and are also sustainable. Their Forest Palmwood knitting needles are not only beautiful, they're a joy to use and to look at.

Duplicate Stitch Sample - A Simple Duplicate Stitch Project
Making duplicate stitch is an easy way to jazz up plain stockinette stitch, but it can be a little intimidating to just read about it. This sample duplicate stitch project can be worked on a swatch of stockinette, and by the end of it you'll be a confident duplicate stitcher.

Confessions of a Knitting Heretic - Review of Annie Modesitt's Confessions of a Knitting Heretic
Annie Modesitt shares her ideas about knitting, being a beginner and building your skills while teaching other knitters to be as fearless as she is.

Squared Check Purse - Free Knitting Pattern for a Bag Worked in Squared Check Pattern
Instructions for the free knitting pattern for a purse or bag in Squared Check Pattern. Page 2.

Felted Bucket Bag - Free Knitting Pattern for a Felted Bucket Bag
Instructions for felting and finishing the Felted Bucket Bag. Page 2.

Fleece Bed Socks - Free Knitting Pattern for Fleece Bed Socks
Turning the heel and knitting the foot for the Fleece Bed Socks. Page 2.

German Twisted Cast On - Beginning the Stitch
To begin to form a stitch in German twisted cast on, place the needle behind the yarn on your thumb. Page 2.

German Twisted Cast On - Making the Twist
The name says there's a twist in German twisted cast on, and this is where it comes in. Page 3.

German Twisted Cast On - Grabbing the Other Thread
Up to this point the index finger and its yarn have stayed out of the action of forming the German twisted cast on, but now they take a leading role. Page 4.

German Twisted Cast On - Forming the Stitch
The final step of forming the stitch in German twisted cast on is a little tricky. Page 5.

German Twisted Cast On - Finishing the Stitch
Finishing a stitch in German twisted cast on from this point is easy, just drop the yarn around your thumb and pull tight. Page 6.

German Twisted Cast On - Continuing to Cast On
Now that you know the steps, keep going until you have as many stitches as you need. Page 7.

Addi Turbo Lace Knitting Needles - Review of Addi Turbo Lace Knitting Needles
Legions of knitters are devoted to Addi needles, and the Addi Turbo Lace knitting needles really are a great choice for people who knit a lot of lace.

The Intentional Spinner - Review of The Intentional Spinner by Judith MacKenzie McCuin
This incredibly detailed book covers the characteristics of fibers used by handspinners and many different ways to use them to make a wide variety of yarns on a spinning wheel. Page 2.

The Secret Language of Knitters Audiobook - Review of Mary Beth Temple's The Secret Language of Knitters Audiobook
Knitters have a language all their own, and Mary Beth Temple provides fun definitions and reflections on some of them, from argyle to

The KnitGrrl Guide to Professional Knitwear Design - Review of The KnitGrrl Guide to Professional Knitwear Design by Shannon Okey
KnitGrrl Shannon Okey wants to help knitters who might want to go into knitwear design -- or those who need to step up their game -- to become more professional, and, hopefully, more successful, designers and marketers of their products.

Knitter's Book of Wool - Review of the Knitter's Book of Wool by Clara Parkes
Clara Parkes is a huge fan of fiber in all of its forms, but she loves wool most of all, so much so that she's devoted an entire book to discussions of how wool is turned into yarn, the characteristics of different wools from different sheep breeds and knitting patterns to best highlight different wools.

Plastic Yarn - How to Make Plastic Yarn or Plarn from Shopping Bags
Now that you have the main part of the bag cut out, it's simply a matter of cutting the loops of plarn apart so that you will have one continuous strand to use for knitting. Page 2.

Plastic Yarn - How to Make Plastic Yarn or Plarn from Shopping Bags
To finish up your plastic yarn project, just trim the first and final loops so that they too are part of the continuous strand of plarn you've just cut out. Page 3.

Plastic Yarn - How to Make Plastic Yarn or Plarn from Shopping Bags
Cutting a bag in a spiral is another quick and easy way to make plarn or plastic yarn, if you don't like the method described previously. Page 4.

Knitting Skills: Resize a Simple Garment
If the bodywarmer pattern doesn't fit you, here are the calculations behind the pattern so you can resize it exactly to fit your needs. This is good practice for altering patterns.

Knitting a Circular Gauge Swatch - How to Knit a Gauge Swatch for Circular Knitting
Knitting a gauge swatch in the round is vital if you really want to know how your yarn is going to behave when knit in the round. Fortunately, there's an easy way around knitting a gauge swatch in the round.

Converting Sock Patterns to Different Needles -- How to Convert Sock Patterns to Knit on Different Needle Configurations
It's easy to convert sock knitting patterns to a different configuration of needles, say, from a pattern that calls for double-pointed needles to working on two circular needles. Here's how to go about changing the needles you use for sock knitting.

Using a Stitch Pattern in a Project - How to Use a Stitch Pattern in a Knitting Project - Basic Knitting Design
Have a stitch pattern you'd like to use in a basic project like a scarf or shawl but you can't find a pattern? Here are the basics for using a stitch pattern in a knitting project.

Winding a Ball into a Skein - How to Wind a Ball of Yarn into a Hank
To begin winding a ball of yarn into a hank using the back of a chair, just start winding the yarn loosely around the chair back. Page 2.

Winding a Ball into a Skein - How to Wind a Ball of Yarn into a Hank
Just keep winding until you've finished up the yarn that's in your ball. Tie the yarn off in a few places to keep the hank together and you're done. Page 3.

Winding a Ball into a Skein - How to Wind a Ball of Yarn into a Hank
Once the winding of the ball of yarn into a hank is done, just slip the skein off the chair back and add more ties, if necessary. Page 4.

Winding a Ball into a Skein - How to Wind a Ball of Yarn into a Hank
If you have a yarn swift, you can also wind a ball of yarn into a hank using it instead of the back of a chair. This method might be a little faster, but both work well. Page 5.

Winding a Ball into a Skein - How to Wind a Ball of Yarn into a Hank
Now that the swift is set up, use one hand to turn the swift and one hand to guide the yarn onto the swift in order to wind the yarn from the ball into a hank. Page 6.

Winding a Ball into a Skein - How to Wind a Ball of Yarn into a Hank
Keep winding the yarn onto the yarn swift in the same manner until you run out of yarn, then use extra yarn to tie the hank together in several places. Page 7.

Winding a Ball into a Skein - How to Wind a Ball of Yarn into a Hank
Loosen the swift so you can remove the hank from it and you've got a nicely wound hank ready to process further. Page 8.

Winding a Ball of Yarn with a Yarn Swift and Ball Winder - How to Use a Yarn Swift and Ball Winder
Making a skein of yarn into a workable ball by hand can be pretty tedious. Using a yarn swift and a ball winder makes short work of a skein and turns it into a great center-pull ball.

Placing the Yarn on the Yarn Swift - Winding a Ball with a Yarn Swift and Ball Winder
Putting the yarn on the swift itself is the only potentially confusing part of winding a skein on a swift, and once you get it down you'll have a yarn ball in no time. Page 2.

Winding a Ball Using a Yarn Swift and Ball Winder - Connecting to the Ball Winder
Once you have the yarn secured on your yarn swift, you simply have to connect the yarn to the ball winder and you'll be ready to begin turning your yarn skein into a ball of yarn. Page 3.

Making a Ball with a Yarn Swift and Ball Winder - Winding the Ball
Once you have your yarn swift and ball winder set up, it's actually a quick and easy manner to wind your skein into a ball of yarn. Page 4.

Making a Ball of Yarn with a Swift and Ball Winder - Finishing the Ball
Keep slowly turning the crank on the ball winder and guiding the yarn off the swift and in no time flat you'll have a perfectly wound ball. Page 5.

Winding a Ball with a Yarn Swift and Ball Winder - Using Your Yarn
Now that your ball is wound, just slide it off the cone and use it as you would any other ball of yarn. Page 6.

Recycling Yarn - How to Recycle Yarn from a Knit Sweater for New Projects
Once all the sweater pieces have been unraveled, behold the wonder of a bunch of cheap yarn. Page 6.

Denise Interchangeable Needles - Review of Denise Interchangeables
Denise Interchangeable Knitting Needles have a good number of needle tips and a nice range of cable sizes that can easily be connected to make longer cables.

Embellish Knit I-Cord Maker - Review of Bond's Embellish Knit
Being able to make I-cord faster than knitting it by hand is a great thing, and once you master it the Embellish Knit I-cord maker does make it quick and easy to make I-cords of just about any length.

Knit Picks Options Harmony - Review of Knit Picks Harmony Needles
Most everyone who has tried the Knit Picks Options needles really enjoys them, and now there's another option for people who prefer wooden needles but would like the ease of interchangeables.

Knitting Bag Tools - Choosing the Knitting Tools to Keep in Your Knitting Bag
When building a knitting bag to take your project on the road, you'll want to include some knitting tools in case you need them during your time away from home. Here are some thoughts on essential knitting bag tools, as well as other items you might find handy.

Shawl Pins - Keep Your Shawl or Wrap in Place with Shawl Pins
Shawl pins might not seem like a true knitting tool, but they are important for the knitter who likes to make shawls. Here are some ideas on ways to keep a shawl situated, with a shawl pin or some other devise.

Recycling Yarn - How to Recycle Yarn from a Knit Sweater for New Projects
The easiest place to start when taking apart a sweater to reuse the yarn is by taking the sleeves off the main body of the sweater. Page 2.

Recycling Yarn - How to Recycle Yarn from a Knit Sweater for New Projects
Once the arms have been removed from the body of the sweater, it's time to deal with the sleeve seam so that you can begin to unravel the arms. Page 3.

Recycling Yarn - How to Recycle Yarn from a Knit Sweater for New Projects
Now that the sleeve of the sweater has had all of its seams ripped out, it's time to begin unraveling the sweater so you can recycle the yarn. Page 4.

Recycling Yarn - How to Recycle Yarn from a Knit Sweater for New Projects
Once the sleeves of the sweater have been dealt with, it's time to perform the exact same process on the body of the sweater: removing seams, unraveling and forming yarn balls. Page 5.

Making Stitch Markers - Choosing Your Beads
Once you have the supplies gathered to make your own stitch markers, you will need to choose the beads you want to use on your stitch markers. Page 2.

Making Stitch Markers - Bend the Head Pin
To make it so the beads stay on the head pin and thus on the stitch marker, it's time to put a bend in the head pin. Page 3.

Making Stitch Markers - The Wrapped Loop
Next the wire must be wrapped around the bottom of the loop to secure the beads onto the stitch marker ring. Page 4.

Making Stitch Markers - Making a Set
Once you've made one stitch marker you'll want to keep going so you have a set to use for projects for yourself or to give as gifts. Page 5.

Rowenta Ultrasteam - Review of Rowenta's Ultrasteam Handheld Fabric Steamer
A handheld steamer is by no means required for knitting, but it sure can come in handy if you have a lot of blocking of delicate fibers to do. This steamer is pretty small and easy to use, and would also be good for travel.

Women's Sampler Hat - Free Knitting Pattern for a Hat in Three Stitch Patterns
How to knit the Woman's Sampler Hat. Page 2.

Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan - Free Knitting Pattern for a Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan
How to knit the back of the Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan. Page 2.

Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan - Free Knitting Pattern for a Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan
How to knit the fronts of the Woman's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan. Page 3.

Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan - Free Knitting Pattern for a Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan
How to knit the sleeves for the woman's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan. Page 4.

Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan - Free Knitting Pattern for a Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan
How to finish the Woman's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan. Page 5.

Child's Poncho - Finishing and Customizing the Child's Poncho
How to finish the Child's Poncho and instructions on how to customize the pattern for people of all sizes. Page 2.

Frilly Witch Hat - Free Knitting Pattern for a Frilly Witch Hat for Kids
Instructions for knitting the Frilly Witch's Hat. Page 2.

Square Hat - Free Knitting Pattern for a Flat Knit, Square Hat for Kids
How to finish and embellish the Square Hat. Page 2.

Sew a Swatch Afghan - Beginning to Sew the Swatch Afghan
Once you have part of your afghan or blanket laid out, it's time to start sewing in whatever way makes sense to you based on the shapes in your project. Page 2.

Sew a Swatch Afghan - Sewing Units of Your Afghan Together
Once you have a couple of sections of your swatch afghan sewn together, you can sew them to each other, evening up the rough edges, to make a more blanket-shaped project. Page 3.

Knitting a Steek - How to Knit a Steek - Knit a Steek in Fair Isle Knitting
Before you can cut your steek, a little sewing thread is applied to the steek stitches to prevent the knitting from unraveling when you cut it open. Page 2.

Knitting a Steek - How to Knit a Steek - Knit a Steek in Fair Isle Knitting - Cutting a Steek
Actually cutting the steek is the most dramatic and scary part of the steek knitting process. Take a deep breath. It'll be over quickly and you'll be amazed at your own knitting skill when it's done. Page 3.

Knitting a Steek - How to Knit a Steek - Knit a Steek in Fair Isle Knitting
To finish up your knit and cut steek, fold over the steek stitches and sew them down on the wrong side of the knit fabric. Page 4.

Trinity Stitch Prayer Shawl - Free Knitting Pattern for a Baby-Sized Prayer Shawl in Trinity Stitch
Instructions for knitting the Trinity Stitch Prayer Shawl. Page 2.

Child's Eyelet Tunic - Free Knitting Pattern for an Eyelet Tunic for Babies and Toddlers
Shape the armholes and neckline and finish the Eyelet Tunic with picot edgings. Page 2.

Line a Knit Purse - How to Line a Knit Purse - Lining a Knit Purse with Fabric
Sewing the raw edges of your bag lining is the next step to making a fabric lining for a knit bag. Page 2.

Line a Knit Purse - How to Line a Knit Purse - Lining a Knit Purse with Fabric
Sew any gusset pieces to the body of the bag lining to complete the fabric lining for a knit bag. Page 3.

Line a Knit Purse - How to Line a Knit Purse - Lining a Knit Purse with Fabric
Sewing the fabric lining into your knit bag is the last step of the process. Page 4.

Twisted Cord - Getting Ready to Make Twisted Cord
When making twisted cord you have to wrap the yarn around something that will give you traction so you can actually twist the cord. In this case, I used a chair. Page 2.

Twisted Cord - Twisting the Cord
Now that you're ready to make the twisted cord, it's time to twist the cord. Keep twisting and twisting until the yarn is nice and tight. Page 3.

Twisted Cord - Adding Another Twist to Twisted Cord
The twisting isn't done yet! Now your twisted cord will get folded in half again and be allowed to twist on itself some more to make the final twisted cord product. Page 4.

Twisted Cord - Finishing the Twisted Cord
Once all the twisting is done, you just need to do a bit of finishing so that your twisted cord will stay twisted just the way you want it. Page 5.

Knitting the Washcloth
Now that you've gathered your materials for the Sun Washcloth, it's time to get knitting. This is a really quick and easy pattern you should be able to finish in just a few hours. Page 2.

Butterfly Stitch - Making the Strands to Knit Butterfly Stitch
Working Butterfly Stitch properly requires slipping stitches on the knit side with the yarn in front so that a strand of yarn is made. Here's how to do it. Page 2.

Butterfly Stitch - Picking up the Strands
After several rows of strands have been worked in Butterfly Stitch, the strands are picked up from the wrong side to complete the butterfly motif. Page 3.

Butterfly Stitch - Finishing the Butterfly Stitch
Once the strands for your Butterfly Stitch motif are on the left hand needle, just work them along with the next stitch to complete the pattern. Page 4.

Butterfly Stitch - The Finished Butterfly Stitch
Once you've worked all the strands together, your Butterfly Stitch patterns is complete. When you're back on the knit side you'll see the finished product. Page 5.

Entrelac Knitting - Shaping the Knit Squares in Entrelac Knitting
Beginning to shape the entrelac knit side squares begins with purling across the newly picked up stitches. Page 2.

Entrelac Knitting - Shaping the Knit Square on the Knit Side in Entrelac Knitting
Now that we're on the knit side of the knit entrelac square, decreasing can begin and the shaping of the square will start to be visible. Page 3.

Entrelac Knitting - Finishing the First Knit Side Sqaure in Entrelac Knitting
Continuing to shape the knit square as established will make short work of the entrelac knit side square. Page 4.

Entrelac Knitting - Beginning the Next Square
The next knit side square and all subsequent squares are worked in the same way as the previous square, just picking up 8 stitches instead of 7. Page 5.

Entrelac Knitting - Finishing the Knit Side Entrelac Squares
Once you have worked the entrelac knit square across the work, you will have worked a square into each of the previously worked purl squares. Page 6.

Entrelca Knitting - Beginning the Right Side Triangle
Now that you've worked to what looks like the edge of the work, it's now time to make a right-side edge triangle, similar to the one on the left side, that will help give your work a straight edge on this side as well. Page 7.

Entrelac Knitting - Shaping the Right Side Triangle
Shaping the right side triangle is very similar to the shaping that's done on the other squares and triangles, with purl 2 togethers worked on the wrong side rows. Page 8.

Enterlac Knitting - Finsihing the Right Side Triangle
Continue in the same manner, decreasing on each purl side row, to shape the right side entrelac triangle. Page 9.

Entrelac Knitting - Shaping the Left Triangle in Entrelac Knitting
To begin shaping the triangle you'll both increase and decrease stitches on the purl side to make a wedge-shaped piece of knitting that ultimately contributes to entrelac with straight side edges. Page 2.

Entrelac Knitting - Finishing the Left Triangle
Continuing in the same manner you can quickly and easily shape the rest of the left side entrelac triangle. Page 3.

Entrelac Knitting - Working the Purl Squares in Entrelac Knitting
Now that the edge of the work is well situated, it's time to continue your entrelac adventure with working the purl side squares. Page 4.

Entrelac Knitting - Starting the Purl Squares
Shaping the purl squares on entrelac knitting is really easy and involves decreasing stitches from the previously worked base triangle. Page 5.

Entrelac Knitting - Finishing the Purl Side Entrelac Square
Continuing in this manner will allow you to shape the purl side entrelac square. Page 6.

Entrelac Knitting - Starting the Top Triangle Shaping in Entrelac Knitting
To shape the triangle at the top of an entrelac project, you need to purl across the stitches like normal and then start decreasing on every row. Page 2.

Entrelac Knitting - Shaping the Top Triangle on the Purl Side in Entrelac Knitting
To continue shaping the top triangle you'll also decrease on the purl side as well as the knit side. Here's how that works. Page 3.

Entrelac Knitting - Finishing the Top Triangle
Continue to knit one more decrease on each side to finish the first top triangle for your entrelac piece. Page 4.

Entrelac Knitting - Finishing the Project
To finish your entrelac knitting project, simply continue across the work in this manner until just one stitch remains. Page 5.

Knitting with Beads - Knitting with Beads Prestrung on Yarn
Once you have the beads prestrung on your yarn, knit normally until you hit the place where you want the beads to be. Page 2.

Placing a Bead - How to Place Beads into Your Knit Fabric
Adding beads to your knitting is a lot of fun, and if you start with the beads strung onto your yarn, adding the beads to the knit fabric is a snap. Page 3.

Securing the Bead - How to Secure a Bead in Place on Knit Fabric
Once you've got a bead in place where you want it on your knit fabric, you need to slip a stitch and move the yarn back to the back of the work in order to secure the bead in place on top of the stitch. Page 4.

Continuing to Bead - How to Keep Going on a Beaded Knitting Project
Now that you know how to place and secure a bead into knit fabric, you can keep going to make designs, stripes or random scatterings of beads on you knitting projects. Page 5.

Cable without a Needle - Make a Cable Front without a Cable Needle
Cabling without a cable needle is a quick and easy way to make cables that use a small number of stitches. Learn how to knit a cable front, also known as a left-slanting cable, without a cable needle.

Cable without a Needle - Pick up the Stitches
Once you've worked the second set of stitches, you need to slide the unworked stitches back onto the left-hand needle so you can form the cable without the cable needle. Page 2.

Cable without a Needle - Putting the Stitches Back in Play
To continue your cable without a cable needle, slide the worked stitches and the unworked stitches off the right-hand needle, then place the worked stitches back on the right needle. Page 3.

Cable without a Needle - Finishing the Left-Slanting Cable
Once the unworked stitches are back on the left-hand needle, just knit them and you've finished a cable without a cable needle. Page 4.

Left-Slanting Cable - How to Slip Stitches for a Left-Slanting Cable
A left-slanting cable differs from a right-slanting cable in that the stitches on the cable needle are held in the front while the other stitches are being worked. Page 2.

Left-Slanted Cable - Finishing the Left-Slanted Cable
To finish up a left-slanted cable, all you have to do is knit the stitches off the cable needle and finish the row. Page 3.

Left-Slanted Cable - Continuing the Left-Slanted Cable
To continue a swatch of a left-slanted cable, just go on as established until your project is the desired length. Page 4.

Right-Slanted Cable - Slipping the Stitches for a Right-Slanted Cable
When you're ready to form your cable, you need to slip a few stitches from your working needle to a cable needle in order to be able to knit them in a different order. Page 2.

Right-Slanted Cable - Positioning the Cable Needle for a Right-Slanted Cable
The secret to a right-slanted cable is putting the cable needle in the right place when you knit the other stitches. For a right-slanted cable, that means behind the working needles, thus the name cable back. Page 3.

Right-Slanting Cable - How to Knit from the Cable Needle for a Right-Slanting Cable
Knitting from the cable needle onto the right-hand needle makes the magic of the right-slanting cable happen. Page 4.

Right-Slanting Cable - Finishing a Right-Slanting Cable
Continue in the manner established to make a right-slanting cable of any length you like. Page 5.

Learn to Knit: How to Handle a Hank
Many luxury yarns are sold in hanks, which must be wound into balls before you can knit with them. Here's a quick and easy way to handle a hank of yarn. Page 2.

Learn to Knit: How to Handle a Hank
Many luxury yarns are sold in hanks, which must be wound into balls before you can knit with them. Here's a quick and easy way to handle a hank of yarn. Page 3.

Learn to Knit: How to Handle a Hank
Many luxury yarns are sold in hanks, which must be wound into balls before you can knit with them. Here's a quick and easy way to handle a hank of yarn. Page 4.

Learn to Knit: How to Handle a Hank
Many luxury yarns are sold in hanks, which must be wound into balls before you can knit with them. Here's a quick and easy way to handle a hank of yarn. Page 5.

I-cord Bind Off - Beginning to Bind Off
Now you're ready to actually begin the I-cord bind off. A simple procedure gets the stitches moving and your bind off working into a tube shape. Page 2.

I-cord Bind Off - Continuing the Bind Off
To continue the I-cord bind off, you will work in the same manner, but start by slipping the previously worked stitches back onto the left hand needle. Page 3.

I-cord Bind Off - Finishing the Bind Off
Finishing the I-cord bind off is just a matter of continuing to work your way across the row as established. Page 4.

Continental Purling - Making a Purl Stitch in Continental Style
To form the purl stitch in continental style, move the yarn behind the right hand needle and pull through the loop. Page 2.

Continental Purling - Making a Purl Stitch in Continental Style
To finish making a purl stitch in the continental style, simply pull the old loop of the left hand needle. Keep going and soon you'll be purling continental like a pro. Page 3.

Make a Felt Cat Toy - Cutting out the Pieces
Now that you have the shapes drawn out for your felted cat toy, cut out the pieces carefully using sharp scissors. Page 2.

Make a Felted Cat Toy - Embellishing Your Toy
The fun part of making a felted cat toy is putting it all together, adding any embellishments and making the piece stuffable. Page 3.

Knitting Tools: Addi Turbo Needles - Knit with Addi Turbo
Addi Turbo needles are known as some of the fastest needles out there. But can they really make you knit faster? I conducted a time trial to find out.

Knitting Tools: Bamboo Knitting Needles - Working with Bamboo Needles
Bamboo knitting needles are comfortable, easy to use, strong and durable. Learn more about why you might want to add some bamboo needles to your collection.

Broken Rib Washcloth
Broken rib washcloth free knitting pattern. Page 6.

Easy Party Wrap
Easy party wrap free knitting pattern. Page 3.

Stockinette Stitch Scarf
Stockinette stitch scarf knitting pattern. Page 4.

Moss Stitch Lap Afghan
Moss stitch lap afghan knitting pattern. Page 2.

Stockinette Stitch Washcloth
Stockinette stitch washcloth knitting pattern. Page 5.

Free Knitting Patterns - Basketweave Scarf Knitting Pattern
This basketweave scarf pattern is easy to make and quick to knit. Page 3.

Free Knitting Patterns - Farrow Rib Scarf
The farrow rib is a nice textured ribbing that makes a wonderful, warm scarf. Page 6.

Free Knitting Pattern - Stockinette Scarf Knitting Pattern
This fun fur stockinette stitch scarf is a fun project that is easy for beginners. Page 2.

Free Knitting Pattern - 4X4 Red Woven Scarf
This woven scarf is a quick and easy project in any color. Page 4.

Fizzy Fuzzy Ribbed Scarf
A fizzy, fuzzy, easy ribbed scarf using Bird of Paradise and Cascade yarns. Page 7.

Crossed Stockinette Stitch Square - Knit a Crossed Stockinette Stitch Square for a Sampler Afghan
Stockinette Stitch is a natural for a sampler block, but it's a little boring to knit 12 inches square of nothing but Stockinette. Instead, change it up a bit with Crossed Stockinette Stitch. Page 10.

Favorite Color Scarf
A scarf knit on huge needles is a good lesson in working with multiple yarns at once. Page 11.

Flat Hat
A flat hat is just a rectangle sewn up to make the hat shape. Page 10.

Fleck Stitch Envelope Purse
A gallery of some easy knitting patterns to help new knitters make projects with confidence. Page 7.

Garter Stitch Bib
A garter stitch bib is a great project for a baby, even if you're new to knitting. Page 12.

Linen Stitch Belt
A belt worked in linen stitch is an easy and useful pattern for a new knitter. Page 9.

Ribbed Wrap
This ribbed wrap is a great project for people who've mastered knit and purl. Page 8.

Basketweave Square - Knit a Basketweave Square for a Sampler Afghan
Basketweave is a lot of fun to knit and adds a great texture to the block it is found on in your sampler blanket. Page 8.

Broken Rib Square - Knit a Broken Rib Square for a Sampler Afghan
It wouldn't be right to have a sampler without a rib, but make the knitting a little more interesting for yourself by choosing Broken Rib over a more traditional ribbing choice. Page 9.

Diamond Brocade Stitch Square - Knit a Diamond Brocade Stitch Square for a Sampler Afghan
Diamond Brocade is a nice, fancy looking stitch pattern that adds a good focal point for your sampler afghan or baby blanket. Page 4.

Garter Stitch Square - Knit a Garter Stitch Square for a Sampler Afghan
A Garter Stitch square is a great place for your sampler afghan to start. Page 2.

Moss Stitch Square - Knit a Moss Stitch Square for a Sampler Afghan
Moss Stitch is a great choice for a sampler afghan when you want to add a lot of texture and warmth. Page 5.

Seed Stitch Square - Knit a Seed Stitch Square for a Sampler Afghan
Seed Stitch is an easy choice for a sampler afghan that has a ton of texture. Page 3.

Stockinette Monogram Square - Knit a Stockinette Alphabet Square for a Sampler Afghan
Knitting the first initial of the person you are knitting the blanket for makes it sure that this gift is for them (or labels a larger blanket as yours rather than anyone else's in your family). Page 7.

Box Stitch Scarf - Knit a Box Stitch Scarf
The Box Stitch is a pretty easy knitting stitch pattern with a lot of texture, and the Box Stitch Scarf shows that texture off nicely when combined with a chenille yarn. Page 12.

Favorite Color Scarf - Knit a Quick Scarf in Your Favorite Color
Knit with huge needles, the Favorite Color Scarf combine several different strands of thread to make a warm but airy scarf. This scarf knits up in no time and your friends will all want you to make one for them. Page 13.

Felted House Scarf - Felted Harry Potter Scarf
This felted house scarf uses Harry Potter colors and a simple felting technique to make an extra-warm scarf. Page 8.

Pocket Scarf
This Pocket Scarf is super quick and easy to knit in garter stitch and provides you a handy place to put necessities or even your hands. Page 11.

Ruffles Scarf
Lion Brand Ruffles yarn takes this basic scarf to a new textured level. Page 10.

Slant Scarf
A slanted scarf is easy to knit just by increasing and later decreasing along one side of a garter stitch scarf. Page 9.

Ripple Stitch Square - Knit a Ripple Stitch Square for a Sampler Afghan
Ripple Stitch is a lot of fun to knit and is a quick block to add to your sampler blanket. Page 6.

Fisherman's Brioche Rib Stitch Washcloth Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a quick and easy washcloth in Fisherman's Rib to make cleaning chores a little more fun or to use to scrub your body in the shower.

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Reader Stories: Elizabeth Zimmermann Baby Surprise Jackets
Readers share pictures and the stories behind their Baby Surprise Jackets, a famous pattern by super-knitter Elizabeth Zimmermann.

Fleecy Ts Blankets - : Tell Us About Knitting for Charity
Readers share their stories about knitting for charity: what they produced for which charities and how the experience went for them.

Preemie Knitting and Burial Gowns - : Tell Us About Knitting for Charity
Readers share their stories about knitting for charity: what they produced for which charities and how the experience went for them.

Mitten Knitting - : Tell Us About Knitting for Charity
Readers share their stories about knitting for charity: what they produced for which charities and how the experience went for them.

Preemie Hats - : Tell Us About Knitting for Charity
Readers share their stories about knitting for charity: what they produced for which charities and how the experience went for them.

Easy Blanket for Charity - : Tell Us About Knitting for Charity
Readers share their stories about knitting for charity: what they produced for which charities and how the experience went for them.

Easy Knitting Patterns for Beginners
A gallery of some easy knitting patterns to help new knitters make projects with confidence.

Sampler Baby Blanket - Free Knitting Pattern for a Sampler Baby Blanket
This baby blanket pattern involves nine blocks using different stitch patterns, making an interesting sampler for your favorite little one.

Free Scarf Knitting Patterns - Knitting Patterns for Scarves
A gallery of free knitting patterns for scarves that are available from About.

Free Scarf Knitting Patterns - Knitting Patterns for Scarves
A gallery of free knitting patterns for scarves that are available from About.

The Intentional Spinner - Review of The Intentional Spinner by Judith MacKenzie McCuin
This incredibly detailed book covers the characteristics of fibers used by handspinners and many different ways to use them to make a wide variety of yarns on a spinning wheel.

All New Homespun Handknit - Review of All New Homespun Handknit by Amy Clarke Moore
If you spin your own yarn or like to work with other people's handspun, this book offers 25 little ideas for beautiful objects that you can knit with homespun yarn.

I Can't Believe I'm Knitting in Motion - Review of Leisure Arts' I Can't Believe I'm Knitting in Motion DVD
If you'd like to learn how to knit but don't know someone who can teach you, or you want to be able to go over the lessons again and again, Leisure Arts'

Knitting Workshop DVD - Review of Schoolhouse Press Presents Knitting Workshop with Elizabeth Zimmermann
Elizabeth Zimmermann is well known as an innovative and courageous knitter who worked tirelessly to encourage the rest of us to forge ahead into unknown knitting realms without fear. This DVD of her six-hour workshop for PBS is full of knitterly inspiration and wisdom for knitters of all skill levels.

No Rules Knitting at the Teen Knit Cafe - Review of No Rules Knitting at the Teen Knit Cafe by Leisure Arts
If you're a teen or young adult looking to learn how to knit or for encouragement that other young people are knitting and enjoying it,

The Big Book of Socks - Review of the Big Book of Socks by Kathleen Taylor
If you like socks and would like a collection of a bunch of basic and beyond-the-basics designs all in one place, The Big Book of Socks is for you.

Knitting Socks with Handpainted Yarn - Review of Knitting Socks with Handpainted Yarn by Carol J. Sulcoski
Knitting Socks with Handpainted Yarns aims to take the guesswork out of using one-of-a-kind skeins to produce lovely handknit socks. It goes into detail about methods for avoiding unpleasant color combinations and offers patterns that are designed to work well with these sorts of yarns.

The Joy of Sox - Review of The Joy of Sox by Linda Kopp
If you're a fan of sock knitting and you're looking for some new designs that are a little more of a challenge than what you often find in pattern books or online, this book is worth a look.

Knitted Socks East and West - Review of Knitted Socks East and West by Judy Sumner
Combining classic sock construction techniques with stitch patterns gleaned from Japanese knitting stitch dictionaries, Judy Sumner has developed a collection of patterns that looks familiar and at the same time refreshingly new.

Socks a la Carte - Review of Socks a la Carte by Jonelle Raffino and Katherine Cade
If you've ever wanted to see how different components can come together to make a unique sock, Socks a la Carte is the book for you. With split flip pages showing dozens of sock pieces, you can get a good idea of how your custom sock will look before you start knitting.

Socks from the Toe Up - Review of Wendy D. Johnson's Socks form the Toe Up
If you're a fan of knitting socks from the toe up rather than the cuff down, or if you've never tried the technique but would like to experiment with it, Socks from the Toe Up is a great guidebook to the process and includes a bunch of lovely patterns to get you started.

Toe-Up Techniques for Hand-Knit Socks - Learn to Knit Toe-Up Socks from Janet Rehfeldt
Toe-up Techniques for Hand-Knit Socks provides a great overview of the options and opportunities for knitters when socks are worked the opposite way from how we normally learn how to do them. The book also offers seven patterns so you can try out your new-found skills.

Sensational Slippers - Review of Sensational Slippers by Benedikte Rathmann Hansen
Knitters, crocheters and those who felt will find interesting projects to try in this book full of patterns for various kinds of slippers and clogs.

Vintage Knits for Modern Babies - Review of Vintage Knits for Modern Babies by Hadley Fierlinger
Fans of the look of vintage patterns who don't want to spend the time hunting down and updating classic designs will enjoy the 25 projects here, all inspired by projects from the 1930s, '40s and '50s.

Zen and the Art of Knitting - Review of Bernadette Murphy's Zen and the Art of Knitting
Zen and the Art of Knitting explores the connections between knitting, creativity and spirituality through a series of essays and interviews with knitters. The book may cause you to think more deeply about why you knit and what it means to you.

The Twisted Sisters Sock Workbook - Review of The Twisted Sisters Sock Workbook by Lynne Vogel
The Twisted Sisters Sock Workbook is about as DIY as sock knitting gets, covering all the steps from dyeing and painting wool to spinning it and finally knitting it to make a completely original pair of socks.

Teach Yourself Visually Sock Knitting - Review of Teach Yourself Visually Sock Knitting by Laura Chau
If you've always been intimidated by knitting socks and are a visually inclined learned, Teach Yourself Visually Sock Knitting should help you get over your fear and teach you how to knit and design your own basic patterns for socks in no time.

Berroco Pure Pima - Review of Berroco Pure Pima Yarn
Berroco Pure Pima yarn is a great choice for summer knitting or any cotton knitting project that you want to have a little more sheen and softness than your typical project knit with standard cotton yarn.

Naturally Caron Country Yarn - Review of Naturally Caron Country Yarn
Caron Country yarn is a pretty, soft and squishy yarn that would be great for kids' clothes and easy care projects for adults.

Enchanted Sole - Review of The Enchanted Sole by Janel Laidman
Sock knitters looking for something a little different, and a little more challenging, than what is commonly available in many sock knitting books will enjoy the 20 patterns here, inspired by myths, legends and legendary characters.

Kitchen Sink Dyeworks Luxe Merino Fine - Review of Luxe Merino Fine Yarn from Kitchen Sink Dyeworks
Kitchen Sink Dyeworks makes lovely hand-dyed yarns and rovings for spinners in a variety of fibers and colors. This merino-cashmere-nylon blend is perfect for socks.

Darn Good Yarn Silk - Review of Darn Good Yarn's Recycled Silk Yarn
Recycled silk yarn is a lovely product that's fun to work with and makes dramatic looking projects. Darn Good Yarn offers a nice handspun silk yarn recycled from the leftovers of silk sari production.

Lion Brand Cotton Bamboo - Review of Lion Brand's LB Collection Cotton Bamboo
Lion Brand's LB Collection Cotton Bamboo is a soft, silky light worsted yarn that's perfect for summer knitting projects you'll love to knit and to wear.

Lion Brand LB Collection Organic Wool - Review of LB Collection Organic Wool
Lion Brand Organic Wool is a great choice if you're looking for a somewhat bulky wool yarn that's easy to use and puts a little lighter load on the environment than traditionally produced yarns.

Lion Brand Lion Wool - Review of Lion Wool by Lion Brand
Lion Brand's Lion Wool is a classic basic wool knitting yarn that is great for a variety of projects, from sweaters and throws to felting. Learn the specs and more about this go-to wool yarn.

Nashua Handknits Natural Focus Ecologie Cotton - Review of Nashua Ecologie Cotton
Nashua Handknits Natural Focus Ecologie Cotton is a lovely Pima cotton yarn that is naturally dyed, making it a great choice for eco-conscious knitters as well as those who simply want a great looking finished product when knitting with cotton

Plymouth Boku - Review of Plymouth Yarns Boku
Plymouth Yarns Boku is a colorful wool and silk blend that's great for felting and a variety of other projects.

Plymouth Galway - Review of Plymouth Galway Yarn
Plymouth Galway is a nice general purpose wool yarn that's great for felting and makes a nice, smooth fabric good for a wide variety of projects.

Red Heart Collage - Review of Red Heart's Collage Yarn
Red Heart's Collage yarn is a tweedy self-striping yarn with subtle color variations and a nice, almost wooly feel for an acrylic yarn

Red Heart Heart and Sole - Review of Heart and Sole Yarn by Red Heart
Red Heart's Heart and Sole is a lovely, easy working, machine washable sock yarn that may become your go-to basic for washable, comfortable socks

Valley Yarns Northampton - Review of Valley Yarns Northampton
Valley Yarns Northampton is a hard working, unassuming wool yarn that would be a great choice for just about any project you can think up, from basic sweaters to felted projects and intricate colorwork.

Stitch Nation Bamboo Ewe - Review of Stitch Nation By Debbie Stoller Bamboo Ewe Yarn
Debbie Stoller of Stitch N Bitch fame has developed a yarn line with Red Heart that includes this silky, fuzzy blend of wool and bamboo, perfect for sweater knitting and beyond.

Stitch Nation Alpaca Love - Review of Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller Alpaca Love Yarn
Alpaca Love from the Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller line is a blend of wool and alpaca that's easy to knit with, if a little firm. It works up into picture perfect Stockinette stitch.

Stitch Nation Full o' Sheep - Review of Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller Full o' Sheep Yarn
Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller's 100 percent wool yarn, Full o' Sheep, is a slightly thick and thin yarn that's easy to work with and pretty soft to the touch.

Inca Knits - Review of Inca Knits by Marianne Isager
Marianne Isager presents a collection of sweaters, jackets and hats inspired by the designs and traditions of South America.

Mostly Mittens - Review of Mostly mittens by Charlene Schurch
Charlene Schurch shares some of the ethnic knitting designs of the Komi people of Russia on a set of knit mittens and a few matching hats.

Mason-Dixon Knitting Outside the Lines Audiobook - Review of Mason-Dixon Knitting Outside the Lines Audiobook
The Mason-Dixon Knitters read selections from their blog and the essays accompanying the patterns in their book Mason-Dixon Knitting Outside the Lines.

Respect the Spindle - Review of Respect the Spindle by Abby Franquemont
If you've ever wanted to learn how to spin with a spindle or wondered if you need to graduate to a spinning wheel at some point, this book shares all the tips and tricks and makes the argument that a few good spindles are all you need to make a lot of great yarn.

Drafting the Long and Short of It - Review of Drafting the Long and Short of It DVD by Abby Franquemont
If you've ever wondered the best way to draft fibers on your spinning wheel to make your yarn come out the way you want, the DVD shows you a bunch of options you will want to try.

The Yarn Lover's Guide to Hand Dyeing - Review of the Yarn Lover's Guide to Hand Dyeing by Linda La Belle
If you've ever wanted to dye your own yarns but weren't sure which products to try or how to use the yarn after you've dyed it, this book shows readers many different ways to dye and projects to make with the finished yarn.

Dyeing to Knit - Review of Dyeing to Knit by Elaine Eskesen
Dyeing wool yarn with acid dyes is not that difficult and can produce a lot of great effects to use in your knitting projects, as Elaine Eskesen illustrates.

The Complete Guide to Natural Dyeing - Review of the Complete Guide to Natural Dyeing by Eva Lambert and Tracy Kendall
Using natural ingredients to dye yarn is how it has been done for thousands of years, and you can bring these natural yarn dyeing methods into your home with this primer on natural dyeing.

Teach Yourself Visually Hand-Dyeing - Review of Teach Yourself Visually Hand-Dyeing by Barbara Parry
Learn just about every technique for coloring yarn and fibers at home in this colorful, heavily illustrated guide to hand-dyeing.

I Can't Believe I'm Lace Knitting - Review of I Can't Believe I'm Lace Knitting by Kay Meadors
Learn the basics of lace knitting and find 12 projects to try your hand at in this little booklet.

A Gathering of Lace - Review of Meg Swansen's A Gathering of Lace
Meg Swansen shares a large collection of patterns for lace knitting projects from 34 different designers in this beautiful -- and somewhat intimidating -- book.

Handknit Skirts from Tricoter - Review of Handknit Skirts from Tricorter by Linden Ward and Beryl Hiatt
If you've ever wanted to knit a skirt but were intimidated by the very idea of knitting something flattering that won't stretch, the ladies of Tricoter have a bunch of great, easy to knit options for you to try.

Folk Style - Review of Folk Style by Mags Kandis
Inspired by the folk traditions of numerous countries, this book offers 21 projects ranging from sweaters to shawls to an amazing baby carrier.

Dress Your Dog - Review of Dress Your Dog by Sys Fredens
If you have a little dog, you're sure to want to knit up a little something to keep him or her warm. This book offers more than 30 options for sweaters, vests and shrugs, as well as collars, leashes, bags and pillows for your best furry friends.

Knitted Flowers - Review of Nicky Epstein's Knitted Flowers
Nicky Epstein is a huge fan of flowers as embellishment, and she teaches other knitters how to make a ton of knit flowers in her book devoted to the subject.

25 Beaded Knits - Review of 25 Beaded Knits by Debbie Abrahams
Adding beading to your knitting is a lot of fun, and this book offers 25 different projects, from bags to scarves to sweaters and hats, that use beads to add glitz and charm.

Faith Hope Love Knitting - Review of Faith Hope Love Knitting by Lorna Miser
Lorna Miser is best known as the founder of Lorna's Laces yarn company, and she writes about founding (and eventually selling) that company, along with other encounters knitting has brought to her life, along with patterns inspired by those interactions.

Vogue Knitting Shawls and Wraps - Review of Vogue Knitting Shawls and Wraps
The best shawl and wrap patterns from the pages of Vogue Knitting are collected together for all knitters who enjoy a little something warm to throw over their shoulders.

101 Stitches to Knit - Review of Erika Knight's 101 Stitches to Knit
There's not much to say about a card deck that, like the title says, includes 101 stitches to knit. But that doesn't mean this collection of stitch patterns doesn't belong in your library.

When Bad Things Happen to Good Knitters - Fixing Knitting Mistakes
When Bad Things Happen to Good Knitters is a great little first-aid book for your knitting bag, full of tips and tricks on how to fix knitting mistakes, as well as answers to frequently asked knitting questions.

Bag Style - Review of Pam Allen and Ann Budd's Bag Style
Bag Style is a lovely book full of 20 different patterns for all kinds of bags, from yoga bags to messenger bags, even a bag that uses knitting needles to finish the project.

Bags that Rock - Review of Bags that Rock by Kelley Deal
Kelley Deal of the Breeders knows a thing or two about knitting on the road, and she shares her secrets for crafting bags, improvising handles and rocking your art in this book.

Knit with Beads - Beautiful Gifts - Review of Scarlet Taylor's Knit with Beads Beautiful Gifts
Knitting something for someone special is always a great idea, but you can make a simple gift project even better by adding beads to the mix. Scarlet Taylor shows you how in her book on the subject.

Knit with Beads - Stunning Shawls and Wraps - Review of Scarlet Taylor's Knit with Bead Shawls and Wraps
Adding beads even to simple knititng projects makes them a little more interesting, fancy and gift worthy. Scarlet Taylor shares many methods for knitting with beads as well as 15 projects for knit shawls and wraps.

The Best-Dressed Knitted Bear - Review of the Best-Dressed Knitted Bear by Emma King
If you're a fan of knit toys, Emma King's The Best-Dressed Knitted Bear offers six different bear patterns and three outfits for each, perfect for kids who want dress up to extend to their toys.

The Best of Interweave Knits - Top Knits from Interweave's First 10 Years
Interweave Knits is one of the best knitting magazines out there, and it celebrated its 10 birthday in 2007 with a book of the best patterns from the first 10 years.

Stephanie Pearl-McPhee Casts Off - Adventures in the Land of Knitting
Stephanie Pearl-McPhee Casts Off is a funny book about traveling to the land of knitting that will make all of us feel a little better about our obsession with this craft.

Knit Along with Debbie Macomber A Charity Guide for Knitters - Review of Debbie Macomber's Charity Knitting Guide
Many knitters enjoy working on projects that are donated to charity, but if you're looking for some new charities to help out or simply don't know where to start when knitting for charity, Debbie Macomber's Charity Guide for Knitters will give you a bunch of options.

Knitting Circles Around Socks - Reivew of Antje Gillingham's Knitting Circles Around Socks
Knitting one sock at a time is just too much of a commitment for some knitters. But it's easy to knit both socks at once using two circular needles, as you'll learn from reading Antje Gillingham's Knitting Circles Around Socks.

Knitter's Guide to Combining Yarns - Review of Kathleen and Nick Greco's Knitter's Guide to Combining Yarns
If you've ever wondered how to work two different colors, styles, weights or fibers of yarn together into a successful knitting project, The Knitter's Guide to Combining Yarns can help.

Learn the Continental Style of Knitting with Nenah Galati DVD Review
Sometimes having a video to watch makes it easier to learn a new technique, as is certainly the case when learning continental knitting. Knitting Korner's Learn the Continental Style of Knitting DVD has basic instruction as well as three patterns to practice your skills on.

Crazy Aunt Purl's Drunk, Divorced and Covered in Cat Hair
Crazy Aunt Purl, also known as Laurie Perry, reveals how she learned to knit during her divorce. Her story is funny, heartwarming and a good lesson on how to recover from life-altering, crazy-making experiences.

Creating the Happiest of Holidays - Review of Creating the Happiest of Holidays by Leisure Arts
If you're a knitter who likes other crafts as well, Creating the Happiest of Holidays is sure to give you some great ideas for gifts to craft, creative ways to present them and things to cook and bake for the holidays.

Essential Baby - Review of Debbie Bliss Essential Baby
If you're looking for a collection of classic knits to make for your baby or any other baby in your life, look no further than this book. Full of patterns made with classic stitch patterns, it will get you from birth to baby's first steps in style.

Introduction to Fair Isle DVD - Review of Knitting Daily Workshop's Introduction to Fair Isle DVD
If you've ever wanted to work a fancy looking Fair Isle knitting project but were intimidated by all the colors and the skills involved, Knitting Daily Workshop's

Family Tree - Review of Barbara Delinsky's Family Tree
Family Tree is a knitting novel that is really about a lot more than knitting. It focuses on our heritage, what we know, what we think we know and what it all means when a new life comes into the picture.

Feltique - Review of Feltique by Nikola Davidson and Brookelynn Morris
Working with felt covers a lot more than knitting and shrinking projects on purpose, and Feltique covers a wide range of felting techniques, from using purchased felt to wet felting, needle felting and felting knit and crochet projects.

Fiber Gathering - Review of Fiber Gathering by Joanne Seiff
If you love fiber festivals, or love the idea of them but have never managed to make it to one of the big ones, Fiber Gathering offers an inside look at some of the biggest and best shows around the United States, complete with patterns and tips inspired by the festivals.

Fitted Knits by Stefanie Japel Review
Fitted Knits is a thing a beauty--a lovely book for knitters with come experience who want to make stunning projects that actually fit. Better yet, the clever techniques will help if you want to design your own knits.

Friday Night Knitting Club - Kate Jacobs' Friday Night Knitting Club
Friday Night Knitting Club is a nice story about a single mother who owns a yarn shop and the family of knitters that surrounds her thanks to a knitting club at the shop.

Hattitude - Review of Hattitude by Cathy Carron
A great knit hat can be more than just a colorful accessory, it can also reflect your mood. Whether you're feeling high-spirited or haughty, lively or romantic, you're sure to find a hat you'll enjoy in Hattitude by Cathy Carron.

Knitting Book Reviews: Felt It!
Felt It! by Maggie Pace is a fun and informative guide to the world of felting, offering 20 projects you will want to try as well as tons of tips on felting.

Indigo Knits - Review of Indigo Knits by Jane Gottelier
Indigo Knits provides knitters with a bunch of inspiring designs influenced by the ocean and British seacoast towns and knit using denim yarn in shades of blue and white.

It Girl Knits - Review of Phoenix Bess' It Girl Knits
If you know a teenage girl who loves to knit (or are a teenage girl who loves to knit), you're sure to enjoy It Girl Knits, a collection of 30 trendy and cute styles, most of which are easy enough for knitters of all skill levels.

It Itches - Review of Franklin Habit's It Itches
It's likely only knitting people will enjoy Franklin Habit's book of knitting cartoons and humorous essays, but that's OK. We don't want them to be able to understand us.

Knitting Reviews: Interweave's Holiday Gifts 2006
Interweave Knits' Holiday Gifts issue for 2006 is here, and it's full of great ideas for gifts to give and receive.

Book Review: The Joy of Knitting
The Joy of Knitting by Lisa R. Myers is a beautiful book that will make you feel good about being a knitter.

Kaffe Knits Again - Review of Kaffe Fassett's Kaffe Knits Again
Kaffe Knits Again is a beautiful book of reinvisionings of some of Kaffe Fassett's classic knitwear designs, often appearing on smaller projects to take some of the fear out of his amazing color knitting projects.

Kitty Knits - Review of Kitty Knits by Donna Druchunas
If you're a cat person and a knitter, you'll enjoy Kitty Knits, a book full of patters for cats and the humans who love them. It includes 20 knitting patterns for cats, humans and the home.

Knit Aid - Review of Vickie Howell's Knit Aid
Knit Aid is a handy little book that covers the basics of knitting, providing a good refresher for people with a little knitting knowledge. Unfortunately, some mistakes in the illustrations may confuse new knitters.

Knit Kimono - Review of Knit Kimono by Vicki Square
A knit kimono is an easy project even for a new knitter, because at its most basic it is just a series of rectangles knit together. Vicki Square takes the basic concept to a bunch of wonderful places in her book Knit Kimono.

Knitting on the Road - Review of Nancy Bush's Knitting on the Road
Knitting on the Road is a fun book for sock knitters who like to work on sock while traveling. The sock patterns in this book are all inspired by different places the author has traveled and use different techniques from around the world.

Knit One, Stripe Too - Review of Knit One, Stripe Too by Candace Eisner Strick
Self-striping yarns are great fun to work with, and they don't just hace to be for socks. Knit One, Stripe Too offers 27 ideas for how to use these yarns.

Knitting On, Over, Beyond the Edge - Review of Nicky Epstein's Knitting On, Over and Beyond the Edge
Nicky Epstein's books on knitting on, over and beyond the edge will have you thinking about finishing your knits in many brand new ways. These creative books will get you embellishing with ribs, colors, fringes, lace and more.

Knitted Critters for Kids to Wear - Review of Knitted Critters by Jean Adel
Jean Adel's Knitted Critters for Kids to Wear is an adorable book full of hats (with matching mittens and scarves) inspired by animals that you can knit for your favorite little ones.

Knitted Gifts - Review of Interweave Presents Knitted Gifts by Ann Budd
Sometimes it is difficult to decide what to knit when you want to make a gift for someone, but Knitted Gifts offers 37 different options for men, women, babies and more.

Knitted Jackets - Review of Knitted Jackets by Cheryl Oberle
Knitted Jackets offers knitters who like outerwear 20 different designs to try, from classic, chunky coats to lacy, cabled and colorwork options.

Knitted Wire Jewelry - Review of Knitted Wire Jewelry by Samantha A. Lopez
Knitted Wire Jewelry provides a range of jewelry designs, from rings to necklaces, using a variety of knitting and jewelry making techniques. Not for beginners in either craft, the book is a fun look at the options available when crafts are combined.

Knitting Daily TV - Review of Season One of Knitting Daily TV
Knitting Daily TV is brought to you by the folks who bring you the Knitting Daily blog and e-mails, as well as other members and friends of the Interweave family. The shows cover much more than knitting and are an entertaining way to learn more about all the different ways to use yarn.

Knitting a Kiss in Every Stitch - Review of Nicky Epstein's Knitting a Kiss in Every Stitch
If you're looking for easy patterns for knitting for gifts and charity, as well as knits with some extra special details, this book offers 35 all-occasion gifts for men, women, children and the home.

Knitting Noro - Review of Knitting Noro by Jane Ellison
Jane Ellison clearly loves Noro yarns, and she also loves sharing simple, easily altered patterns that show off the bold colors and great striping potential of this yarn, as she does in the book devoted to the subject.

Knitting and Tea - Review of Jane Gottelier's Knitting and Tea
Knitting and tea often go together in the knitter's ideal picture of relaxation, and this book offers 25 patterns perfect for tea parties, visiting tea plantations and other leisurely activities.

Knit Along with Debbie Macomber - Back on Blossom Street Knit Along
For the past several of Debbie Macomber's Blossom Street books, Leisure Arts has produced booklets that go along with the story and items the characters are knitting. The Back on Blossom Street book includes prayer shawls and baby gear.

Knitting Book Reviews - Knit Grrrl 1 and 2
Knit Grrl and Knit Grll 2 are two wonderful books that teach girls how to knit and provide them with a fun array of easy projects.

Knitted Icons - Patterns to Knit Icons from History
Carol Meldrum's Knitter Icons is one of the cutest and most fun knitting books I've seen. This yarn-filled walk through popular culture will have you wanting to make tiny versions of Albert Einstein, Che Guevara, Jimi Hendrix and more.

Knitting Little Luxuries by Louisa Harding Review
If you're looking for knitting projects that are feminine and fun, classic but modern and as individual as you are, you'll love Louisa Harding's Knitting Little Luxuries.

Book Review: The Knitting Circle
Ann Hood's The Knitting Circle is a heartwarming, heartbreaking tale of women (and men) who knit and the stories that brought them to the craft, as well as the way knitting saved their lives.

Knockdown Knits - Review of Knockdown Knits by Toni Carr/Joan of Dark
If you're a roller derby girl or just want to add a bit of an edge to your knitting projects, Knockdown Knits by Joan of Dark (Toni Carr) will show you how to bring a bit of the rough sport to your wardrobe.

Kristin Knits - Review of Kristin Knits by Kristin Nicholas
Kristin Nicholas is one of the most colorful knitters out there, and her book, Kristin Knits gives readers a chance to play with color and learn their own color sensibilities.

Knitted Lace of Estonia - Review of Nancy Bush's Knitted Lace of Estonia
Estonian lace is gorgeous, delicate, and in ways unlike anything you've ever knit before. Nancy Bush is an able guide to the lace knitting she loves and provides a collection of lovely patterns that may just turn you into a devotee as well.

Leisure Arts iKnit - iKnit Accessories
Leisure Arts has a new series of i-Createit booklets that give crafters the low-down on one particular craft. The iKnit book focuses on knitted accessories and is a fun book with a few quick projects you might want to try.

Mason-Dixon Knitting Outside the Lines - Review of Mason-Dixon Knitting Outside the Lines
Kay Gardiner and Ann Shanye are a funny and dynamic knitting duo who have blessed us with another book that teaches us great knitting tricks and provides plenty of fun, cute and outrageous patterns.

Mason-Dixon Knitting - Review of Kay Gardiner and Ann Shayne's Mason Dixon Knitting
The Mason Dixon knitters are well loved in the world of Internet knitters, and the book Mason-Dixon Knitting brings some of the cross-country pals' passion for knitting and sharing with each other into book form.

Knitting Reviews: Natural Knits for Babies and Moms
Review of Natural Knits for Babies and Moms by Louisa Harding, published by Interweave Press.

Knitting Book Reviews: Never Knit Your Man a Sweater
The funny and functional book Never Knit Your Man a Sweater* (*Unless You've Got the Ring) by Judith Durant has a wonderful collection of patterns for guys, as well as some relationship advice

Book Review: Never Too Old to Knit
Never Too Old to Knit introduces (or reintroduces) baby boomers to the art of knitting, showing them that knitting can be fun and fashionable for people of all ages and genders.