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More Knitting in the Sun - Review of More Knitting in the Sun by Kristi Porter
Kristi Potter offers 32 creative summery options for kids ages 2 to 12 in this sun-drenched book.

Grammy's Favorite Knits for Baby - Review of Grammy's Favorite Knits for Baby by Doreen L. Marquart
Grandmother and knitter Doreen L. Marquert shares some of her tried and true favorite knitting patterns for presents for babies (from birth to 24 months).

Colored Rib - How to Make Colored Rib
Colored rib is not really a traditional ribbed pattern, but it is a quick way of making vertical stripes in two colors that is a lot of fun.

Garter Stitch Scarf
Garter stitch scarf knitting pattern.

Free Knitting Pattern - Garter Stitch Scarf Knitting Pattern
Free pattern for a knitted garter stitch scarf.

Warm Weather Knits - Review of Warm Weather Knits by Deborah Netwon
Knitting garments and other items for yourself and your family doesn't have to stop just because it's summertime, thanks to this collection of lacy, light knits.

Knit & Wrap - Review of Knit & Wrap by Nathalie Mornu
These 25 patterns for capes, cowls and collars often use bulky yarn so the projects make a big statement without a big investment in time.

Sock Yarn One-Skein Wonders - Review of Sock Yarn One-Skein Wonders Edited by Judith Durant
The One-Skein Wonders series continues with a book that includes 101 patterns for projects made with single skeins of sock yarn, and very few of them are actually socks.

Victorian Lace Today - Review of Victorian Lace Today by Jane Sowerby
Inspiration for the shawls, scarves and other designs in this book came from the pages of Victorian England's knitting guides, which, though lovely, were often unreliable.

Sweater Quest - Review of Sweater Quest by Adrienne Martini
Adrienne Martini's knitting memoir is about her year spent knitting Alice Starmore's Mary Tudor sweater, but of course it's about much more than that, in particular why we knit, what it means to knit someone else's patterns and why the process can often be more important than the product.

Wrapped in Lace by Margaret Stove Book Review
Margaret Stove takes knitters along on her journey to lace knitting excellence by looking at historic knitting patterns from around the world and her interpretations of them.

Knitted Finger Puppets - Review of Knitted Finger Puppets by Meg Leach
Finger puppets are a really quick, really cute gift for little kids, and Meg Leach offers instructions for 34 different puppets as well as ideas on how to make your own unique puppets from basic templates.

Toe-up Socks for Every Body - Review of Toe-up Socks for Every Body by Wendy D. Johnson
Wendy D. Johnson's second foray into the world of toe-up sock knitting offers more advanced patterns as well as projects for men and children along with a bunch of great patterns for women.

Toe-up 2-at-a-Time Socks - Review of Toe-up 2-at-a-Time Socks by Melissa Morgan-Oakes
Learn how to knit socks two at a time from the toe up using one long circular needles with Melissa Morgan-Oakes' cool techniques and irresistible patterns.

Field Guide to Knitting - Review of Field Guide to Knitting by Jackie Pawlowski
There are tons of knitting stitch books out there, but this one offers a collection of more than 200 stitch patterns in a compact book that also provides great general information about the stitches.

Crochet Edgings and Trims - Review of Harmony Guides Crochet Edgings and Trims Edited by Kate Haxell
More than 150 crocheted edgings are presented in this book, offering tons of inspiration for adding a crocheted border to a knit project (or a crocheted project, for that matter).

Power Cables - Review of Lily M. Chin's Power Cables
Lily M. Chin has spent more than 20 years perfecting reversible and other advanced cable knitting techniques; here she shares her secrets and patterns to try out all sorts of amazing cable combinations for yourself.

Magnificent Mittens & Socks - Review of Anna Zilboorg's Magnificent Mittens and Socks
Mittens and socks are some of the most utilitarian items to knit, but that doesn't mean they have to be plain or boring. Anna Zilboorg shares her tip-up techniques for knitting fabulous mittens and shares how the same patterns can be used to knit socks.

Crazy Lace - Reveiw of Crazy Lace by Myra Wood
Take the frustration out of learning to knit lace by following your own patterns or devising completely random

Knitting Lace - Review of Knitting lace by Susanna E. Lewis
Susanna E. Lewis' masterpiece on knitting lace was long out of print but has been brought back for a new generation of knitters by Schoolhouse Press.

The Opinionated Knitter - Review of Elizabeth Zimmermann's The Opinionated Knitter
A collection of Elizabeth Zimmermann's

Knitter's Almanac - Review of Elizabeth Zimmermann's Knitter's Almanac
Elizabeth Zimmermann takes knitters through a year of knitting projects -- and her life -- in this fun little book full of inspiring projects.

Knitting Around - Review of Knitting Around by Elizabeth Zimmermann
Elizabeth Zimmermann's last book, based on a video series done with her daughter, has a nice collection of patterns but is a real treasure for fans who want to know more about Zimmermann's life before she became a world-famous knitter.

Morehouse Farm Merino Knits - Review of Morehouse Farm Merino Knits by Margrit Lohrer
Morehouse Farm is known for its high-quality merino wool yarns. This book tells a bit of the story of the farm, how they got started making yarn and offers more than 40 patterns that show off all you can do with the fibers.

Inspired Cable Knits - Review of Inspired Cable Knits by Fiona Ellis
If you've ever wondered where a designer gets her inspiration, Fiona Ellis shares the stories behind the knits as well as 20 cabled sweater and accessories designs.

Beaded Bracelets to Knit - Review of Beaded Bracelets to Knit by Leslieanne Beller
Most knitters have heard of knitting with wire, but did you know you can also make knit jewelry by knitting with embroidery floss and beads? Leslieanne Beller shows you how.

Knits from the North Sea - Review of Knits from the North Sea by Carol Rasmussen Noble and Margaret Leask Peterson
Shetland lace is one of the most popular and beautiful forms of lace knitting, and in this book an American knitter teams up with a knitter from Shetland to share basic and advanced lace knitting techniques.

Knitting Green - Review of Knitting Green by Ann Budd
Learn more about the issues involved in knitting with the environment in mind, and check out some projects to make with organic, sustainable or otherwise eco fibers.

Lace Style - Review of Lace Style by Pam Allen and Ann Budd
Whether you're a long-time fan of lace knitting or are new to the technique of putting holes in your knitting on purpose, this book provides plenty of guidance about how lace knitting works as well as 21 patterns to try.

Knitting the Threads of Time - Review of Knitting the Threads of Time by Nora Murphy
Every piece of knitting has a story, and Nora Murphy traces the winter she spent knitting her first sweater while exploring the origins of knitting and other fiber arts around the world.

Home is Where the Wine is - Review of Home is Where the Wine is by Laurie Perry, aka Crazy Aunt Purl
Laurie Perry, also known as Crazy Aunt Purl, is back with another memoir highlighting her efforts to rejoin the dating world after divorce, travel the world solo and, oh yeah, knit a little.

Colorwork Stitches - Review of the Harmony Guides Colorwork Stitches
The Harmony Guides are well-known knitting reference books, and this new edition from Interweave includes more than 250 colorwork stitch patterns, including 25 that are new to this edition.

Fitted Shrug - Free Knitting Pattern for a Fitted Shrug
This Fitted Shrug includes shaping on the sleeve portion to make it a little easier to wear than a traditional unshaped shrug. The snug fit is perfect for wearing over a T-shirt on a coolish day.

Butterfly Chart - Free Knitting Chart to Make Your Own Butterfly
Use this Butterfly Chart to personalize your knitting and add embellishments to T-shirts, sweaters and blankets.

Mindful Knitting - Review of Mindful Knitting by Tara Jon Manning
If you're a knitter who'd like to learn to meditate or a person who meditates who'd like to learn to knit as a way to expand your mindfulness, knitter and Buddhist Tara Jon Manning shows you how.

Domiknitrix - Take Control of Your Knitting with Domiknitrix
Jennifer Stafford believes that no knitter should be dominated by his or her knitting. Her book Domiknitrix aims to give knitters of all skill levels more confidence in their craft.

Very Easy Circular Knits - Easy Circular Knits
Very Easy Circular Knits is a book that lives up to its name. It's full of great instructions and easy patterns for all sorts of projects knit on circular or double-pointed needles.

A Fine Fleece - Review of Lisa Lloyd's A Fine Fleece
If you make your own yarn or buy handspun yarn regularly, and you like oversized, highly textured sweaters, you'll love the projects in Lisa Lloyd's homage to handspun yarns.

Knitting in Plain English - Review of Maggie Righetti's Knitting in Plain English
This is one of my favorite all-around books for explaining knitting terms, explaining the basics of knitting and even providing simple patterns to help new knitters learn their chosen craft.

The Knitted Teddy Bear - Review of the Knitted Teddy Bear by Sandra Polley
Teddy bears can be fun and fast knitting projects that will be treasured by recipients of all ages. The Knitted Teddy Bear provides a range of patterns and decoration and construction ideas for teddy bears of different sizes.

KnitSpeak - Decipher the Language of Knitting with KnitSpeak
KnitSpeak is a lovely little book that will fit in any knitting bag and that provides basic definitions (as well as some instruction) of common knitting abbreviations and terms.

Knitting in the Sun - Review of Kristi Porter's Knitting in the Sun
If you live in a warm climate or somewhere it gets warm in the summer, you're sure to enjoy this book full of 32 different projects for warmer weather, ranging from tank tops to a knit seat and back for a beach chair.

Mother-Daughter Knits - Review of Mother-Daughter Knits by Sally Melville and Caddy Melville Ledbetter
Mother-Daughter Knits isn't about matching outfits for moms and their kids, it's all about sophisticated style for adult women who knit that just happens to be designed by a mother-daughter team

The Natural Knitter - Review of Barbara Albright's The Natural Knitter
Barbara Albright's look at the wide world of natural knits is sure to inspire knitters -- and make them wish they could afford some of the exotic fibers she writes about.

Picture Perfect Knits - Review of Picture Perfect Knits by Laura Birek
If you've ever wanted to learn how to make intarsia knits, or if you're already a devoted fan of the art, this book can teach and inspire you to make pictures with your knitting.

Sexy Little Knits - Review of Ashley Paige's Sexy Little Knits
While most of us aren't brave enough to knit (and wear!) a bikini, Ashley Paige's Sexy Little Knits still provides some fun projects that don't involve knit swimwear.

Sock Innovation - Review of Sock Innovation by Cookie A
Cookie A is well-known for her interesting sock designs, and her book takes readers into her design studio (and her head) to help them see how her designs come to life and how they can make their own gorgeous sock designs.

Rowan's Greatest Knits - Review of Rowan's Greatest Knits Edited by Kate Buller
Rowan Yarns celebrated 30 years of high-quality fiber in 2009 with a retrospective of some popular patterns revised for today's knitters.

Silky Little Knits - Review of Silky Little Knits by Alison Crowther-Smith
Slip into a bit of luxury with simple patterns for wraps and accessories using silk and mohair blend yarns from Rowan.

Stitch 'N Bitch - Review of Stitch 'N Bitch by Debbie Stoller
Stitch 'N Bitch was an instant classic in the knitting book world when it came out in the early 1990s, thanks to its sassy style, fun projects and you-can-do-it attitude.

Son of Stitch 'N Bitch - Review of Son of Stitch 'N Bitch by Debbie Stoller
Debbie Stoller takes on knitting for men in Son of Stitch 'N Bitch, providing female and male knitters alike plenty of information and patterns to make knitting for guys more successful.

Lace Knitting - Definition of Lace Knitting and Distinction from Knitted Lace
Lace knitting is a very popular genre of knitting, but what exactly does lace knitting mean? Also, is there really a difference between the terms

Knitting Terms-KIP
A lot of knitting blogs refer to KIP, but what is it?

Knitting Terms-Pat
What does pat mean in knitting instructions?

Little Checks - Learn to Knit the Little Checks Stitch Pattern
Little Checks is an ancient knitting stitch pattern that is made of knit blocks on a background of purl stitches. This stitch looks great on both sides, making it a great choice for afghans and scarves.

OXO Cable - How to Knit an OXO Cable
The OXO cable is an adorable cable pattern that makes a series of Xs and Os that are cute on a sweater, scarf or any cabled project.

Berroco Inca Gold -- Review of Berroco's Inca Gold Yarn
Berroco Inca Gold is a lovely, squishy yarn with a nice bit of shine that would be perfect for projects that need a bit of added glamor.

Berroco Linen Jeans - Review of Berroco Linen Jeans Yarn
Berroco's Linen Jeans yarn is a tube of rayon and linen that brings a soft feel and a casual, drapey look to whatever knitting projects you might choose to make with it.

Koigu Premium Merino - Review of Koigu Premium Merino Yarn
Koigu is known for its beautiful hand painted yarns that are just as lovely to work with as they are to look at. Koigu Premium Merino, or KPM, is a great chioce for delicate items with lovely subtle color changes and a bit of shine.

Monster Amigurumi - Free Knitting Pattern for a Monster Amigurumi Inspired by a Spider
Knit your own monster with my free knitting pattern for a Monster Amigurumi. Inspired by a spider, this freestyle project came out looking a bit more Cthulhu-esque.

Doll Tank Dress - Free Knitting Pattern for a Doll Dress - Doll Tank Top Dress Knitting Pattern
This easy Doll Tank Dress is worked in two shades of a shimmery bamboo yarn, providing the perfect summer look for your 14-inch dolls.

Candy Cane Christmas Ornament - Free Knitting Pattern for a Candy Cane Christmas Ornament
Knit up a quick decoration for your tree using this free Candy Cane Christmas Ornament pattern. Great for using up scraps of leftover yarn, and it also makes a cute little gift or decoration for a package.

Shamrock Washcloth - Free Knitting Pattern for a Shamrock Washcloth
This Shamrock Washcloth knitting pattern makes a large cotton washcloth or dishcloth, with a Reverse Stockinette Stitch shamrock on it and Moss Stitch edges.

Little Check Washcloth - Free Knitting Pattern for Little Check Washcloth
This easy chenille washcloth is worked in a basic textured pattern, Little Check Stitch, which is mostly Reverse Stockinette Stitch with boxes of Stockinette interspersed on the fabric.

Mock Cable Ribbed Washcloth Free Knitting Pattern
This easy Mock Cable Ribbed Washcloth is a great way to try out mock cables and produces a washcloth that looks good on both sides.

Handspun Bag - Free Knitting Pattern for a Bag Knit with Handspun
This quick handspun knit bag is a great way to use a small amount of handspun yarn, whether your own homespun or handspun purchased from someone else.

Women's Sampler Scarf - Free Knitting Pattern for a Woman's Sampler Scarf
This wide but short Sampler Scarf is really quick to knit in a super-bulky yarn. There's even a hat to match, and both can be made with just two skeins of yarn.

Tiny Witch Hat - Free Knitting Pattern for a Witch Hat for Home Decor
This easy and super cute little witch's hat won't fit a person's head but is perfect for using as part of your Halloween decor for home or office.

Box Stitch
Box stitch knitting stitch pattern

Broken Rib
Broken rib isn't a medical problem, at least when you're talking about knitting. In our world it is a nice, slightly feminine pattern that doesn't look at all like traditional ribbing.

Checkerboard Stitch
Checkerboard Knitting Stitch Pattern

Crossed Stockinette Stitch
Crossed Stockinette Stitch knitting stitch pattern

Double moss stitch
Double moss stitch is an easy stitch pattern that creates little boxes of double ribbing. It looks similar to the box stitch but is even easier to knit.

Farrow Rib
Farrow rib is a lovely, somewhat masculine knitting stitch pattern that is a lot of fun to work with.

Feather and Fan
Feather and Fan knitting stitch pattern

Bias Garter Stitch
Bias garter stitch knitting stitch pattern

Garter Stitch - How to Knit Garter Stitch
Garter stitch is the most basic knitting pattern stitch out there, but that doesn't mean you should stop using it when you are a more experienced knitter.

Horizontal Dash Stitch
Horizontal dash stitch is a simple and sophisticated knitting stitch pattern that takes stockinette stitch and adds a horizontal line of purled dashes periodically.

Mistake Rib
Mistake rib is a lovely pattern that seems like a mistake but really makes an interesting fabric in its own right.

Reverse Stockinette Stitch
Reverse stockinette stitch is a handy pattern for when you want something basic, but with more texture than traditional stockinette stitch.

Rice Stitch - How to Make Rice Stitch
Knitting stitch is an easy and attractive knitting stitch pattern that comes out looking sort of like kernels of rice.

Seed Stitch
Seed stitch is an easy and good-looking knitting stitch pattern that is very versatile.

Stockinette Stitch - How to Make Stockinette Stitch
Stockinette stitch is one of the most basic knitting stitch patterns out there, and also one of the most often used.

Turkish Stitch
Turkish stitch is a very easy lace knitting stitch in the family of stitches known as faggoting lace. It's very pretty and make an interesting diagonal pattern as the yarn overs cross each other.

Twisted Stockinette Stitch
Twisted Stockinette knitting stitch pattern

Woven Stitch - Making Woven Stitch
Woven stitch is similar to basketweave stitch, but produces more of a checkerboard effect.

3x3 Ribbing - How to Make 3x3 Ribbing
3x3 ribbing is an easy ribbing pattern that looks great as the main stitch pattern for a project.

Basketweave Stitch
There are many variations on the basketweave pattern, which is a quick and easy woven pattern.

Knitting Stitch Pattern Gallery - Gallery of Knitting Stitches
A gallery of knitting stitch patterns available at About.

Knitting Stitch Pattern Gallery - Gallery of Knitting Stitches
A gallery of knitting stitch patterns available at About.

Cascade Ecological Wool - Review of Cascade Ecological Wool Yarn
Cascade is known for making a wide variety of workhorse yarns that are beautiful, useful for a variety of projects, and well-priced. Ecological Wool is no exception: it has generous yardage, a variety of natural colors and is great for knitting and felting.

LB Collection Cashmere - Review of Lion Brand's LB Collection Cashmere
I don't know of a knitter (unless maybe they're allergic) who doesn't love cashmere yarn, and Lion Brand's LB Collection Cashmere is a lovely choice that knits up evenly and has a wonderful, pettable feel.

Red Heart Eco-Ways - Review of Red Heart Eco Ways Yarn
Red Heart Eco-Ways is a somewhat more eco-friendly acrylic yarn in that it contains recycled polyester fibers. While it feels a little plasticy, it's also got great stitch definition and would be a good general purpose acrylic yarn.

Black Water Abbey Yarn - A Look at Yarn from Black Water Abbey
Black Water Abbey yarn is made in Ireland and distributed in Colorado, giving American knitters the best of both worlds: a fine wool from the old country without the expense of shipping.

O-Wool Balance Yarn - Profile of O-Wool's Balance Yarn
O-Wool's Balance yarn is a 50/50 organic cotton/organic merino wool blend that is easy to knit with and super-soft. It may in fact be the perfect balance of cotton, wool and sustainability.

Vanna's Choice Yarn - A Look at Vanna's Choice Yarn
Vanna's Choice Yarn by Lion Brand is a surprising soft and versatile acrylic yarn that would be great for baby clothes, accessories and other projects that should be beautiful as well as durable.

Garter Stitch Square - Knit a Garter Stitch Square for a Sampler Afghan
This 12 by 12 Garter Stitch square is the perfect foundation for a sampler afghan. Or, if you're new to knitting, make a bunch of squares in different colors and you'll have an easy cute blanket in no time.

Free Knitting Patterns
A comprehensive list of free knitting patterns for men, women, children and the home available from About.com Knitting.

Knitting for Kids - Book Reviews of Knitting Books for Items for Children
Book reviews for people looking for patterns for knitting for toddlers and older children. These books are full of adorable and fun toys, dolls and silly things kids love to play with.

Spinning Yarn - Books and DVDs to Help You Learn to Spin Yarn
These books and DVDs can help you learn to spin your own yarn or allow you to refine your spinning skills.

Cable Knitting Books - Reviews of Books about Cable Knit Projects
Reviews of books about cable knitting. These books contain patterns, ideas, inspiration and instruction on knitting cables.

Quick Knitting - Book Reviews of Books about Quick Knitting Projects
Book reviews for people looking for patterns for quick knitting projects. These books are generally packed with patterns that take very little time. Enjoy the surprisingly creative ideas in these books.

Fair Isle Knitting Books
Books and other media about Fair Isle knitting are reviewed.

Sock Knitting Resources - Sock Knitting Books and DVD reviews
Sock knitting books and DVDs are a great way to learn how to knit socks, pick up different techniques and find new patterns to try. These sock knitting book and DVD reviews will help you find your next project or maybe even a new way to knit socks.

Missouri Yarn Stores - Yarn Shops in Missouri
A listing of yarn stores found in Missouri along with their websites.

Missouri Yarn Stores - Guide to Yarn Shops in Missouri
A listing of yarn shops in Missouri and links to Missouri yarn store websites.

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.

Connect with Other Knitters: Knitting Blogs
Knitting blogs are a great way to learn about knitting and get to know other knitters. Find your knitting community all over the world and get inspiration to try new projects.