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Books and DVDs
We carry knitting and crochet books and DVDs for every interest.

The books we include here are from major and independent publishers: often historical, instructional, collections of historical stitch patterns, or all three! The DVDs are all instructional, so you can learn a special technique or project. For yarn company pattern books dedicated to a particular brand, please see the category Pattern Books.
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  • Japanese Wonder Knitting Japanese Wonder Knitting Japanese Wonder Knitting Japanese Wonder Knitting

    Japanese Wonder Knitting

    Japanese Wonder KnittingJapanese knitting dictionaries have quickly become the favorite go-to reference for experienced knitters all around the world, and Japanese Wonder Knitting takes this trend a step further, giving step-by-step lessons in executing...

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    Entrelac Knitting

    Entrelac Knitting: 40 Stunning Projects with Textured, Diamond-Pattern Designs by Mette Hovden, Heidi Eikeland Learn the old and almost forgotten entrelac knitting technique, where the fabric is worked all in one piece as a series of interconnecting...

    MSRP: $24.95
    $19.95
  • Nordic Knits with Birger Berge Nordic Knits with Birger Berge Nordic Knits with Birger Berge Nordic Knits with Birger Berge Nordic Knits with Birger Berge

    Nordic Knits with Birger Berge

    Nordic Knits with Birger Berge: Traditional Patterns, Exciting New Looks Breathe new life into Norwegian tradition with one of Norway's hottest knit designers. Birger Berge combines his own distinctly modern style, a love of contrasts, dynamic color...

    MSRP: $24.95
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    The Art of Landscape Knitting

    The Art of Landscape Knittingby Anne Le Broc Knit beautiful, bespoke blankets that reflect your favourite landscapes with this original pattern collection.Designer Anne Le Brocq, introduces 50 sculptural knitting stitch designs for landscape and weather...

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    Contemporary Irish Knits

    Contemporary Irish Knitsby Carol Feller One of our customers' favorites is back, and still has great appeal over 10 years later.  The patterns found in Contemporary Irish Knits showcase traditional Aran knitting patterns but shaped to the more...

    MSRP: $24.95
    $18.00
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    Corner to Corner Crochet

    Corner to Corner Crochetby Jess Coppom Add another angle to your crochet--This is crochet on the diagonal!  Corner to corner crochet–also known as C2C crochet–is the perfect way to create colourful, graphic designs without having to...

    MSRP: $22.99
    $17.00
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    Crochet Journey

    Crochet Journeyby Mark Roseboom Crocheting and travelling – these two passions have been brought together by designer Mark Roseboom – aka The Guy with the Hook – in this book featuring 12 patterns based on Mark’s remarkable...

    MSRP: $22.99
    $18.00
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    Crochet Southwest Spirit

    Crochet Southwest Spiritby Susan Kennedy A burst of color is the hallmark of this book!  Palettes drawn from the nature of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Arizona bring a relaxed vibe to these beginner and intermediate patterns. Susan Kennedy loves...

    MSRP: $24.99
    $18.00
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    The Hooktionary

    The Hooktionary by Brenda K. B. Anderson Get your colors on!  The Hooktionary is the first crochet stitch dictionary dedicated to feature multicolor flat designs, aka tapestry crochet motifs. From unicorns and bumblebees to bold, graphic...

    MSRP: $24.99
    $18.00
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    Patty Lyons' Knitting Bag of Tricks

    Patty Lyons' Knitting Bag of Tricks Patty Lyons can help you solve knitting problems—from big ones like adjusting your yarn tension to the smallest little wonky stitch.  With dozens of brand new how-tos and the most popular tricks from her...

    MSRP: $22.95
    $17.00
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    Fair Isle Knitting

    Fair Isle Knittingby Carina Olsson Fair Isle knitting has become more popular than ever.  It began on the Shetland Islands, inspired by colors and forms found in nature, for a distinctive look that’s instantly recognizable. Now, Carina...

    MSRP: $31.95
    $20.00
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    Mosaic Knitting Workshop

    Mosaic Knitting Workshopby Ashleigh Wempe Mosaic knitting is uniquely beginner-friendly for color work techniques – if you knit and purl you can make these projects. With mosaic knitting, you work only one color per row so you don’t carry...

    MSRP: $24.95
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    The Gansey Knitting Sourcebook

    The Gansey Knitting Sourcebookby Di Gilpin & Sheila Greenwell This book covers the techniques you need to make an authentic gansey sweater with their special features. Ganseys were designed with a special under arm gusset and a shoulder seam which...

    MSRP: $24.95
    $18.00
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    Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible

    Japanese Knitting Stitch Bibleby Hitoni Shida, translated by Gayle Roehm For experienced knitters. Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible author Hitomi Shida shares some of her favorite knitting patterns. Shida’s strikingly original designs and variations...

    MSRP: $16.95
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    Fabulous Knits from Better Homes & Gardens

    Fabulous Knits from Better Homes & Gardens

    Fabulous Knits from Better Homes & GardensLeisure ArtsFabulous! There's no better way to describe this collection of stylish sweaters and accessories. We've handpicked our favorites - perfect handbags, and elegant v-neck, cozy pullovers, and so much more...

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    Welcoming Home Baby

    Welcoming Home Baby

    Welcoming Home Babyby Tricia DrakeWelcome home little one! Knitting designer Tricia Drake (founder of TrickyKnits) makes popular custom handknits for newborns and for the professional photographers who photograph them. In a delightfully creative style,...

    MSRP: $18.95
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    Knitting Circles around Mittens & More

    Knitting Circles around Mittens & More

    Knitting Circles around Mittens & MoreCreative projects on circular needlesAntje GillinghamAntje Gillingham, best-selling author of Knitting Circles around Socks and Knitting More Circles around Socks, expands her repertoire--and yours!--with this...

    MSRP: $17.95
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    Knitting Pretty by Kris Percival

    Knitting Pretty by Kris Percival

    Knitting PrettySimple instructions for 30 projectsBy Kris PercivalAt long last, a knitting book that's certifiably hip. Aimed at the rapidly growing new generation of knitters, Knitting Pretty offers up 30 smart-looking projects presented in language...

    MSRP: $19.95
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    Scrumptious Toppers for Tots and Toddlers

    Scrumptious Toppers for Tots and ToddlersBy Debby Ware Hats, adorable hats. Knitting maven Debby Ware, creator of the famous DebbyWare knit kits, has drawn on her years of experience to put together 30 pint-sized hat and cap patterns filled with bright...

    MSRP: $19.95
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    Vintage Knits

    Vintage Knits

    Vintage KnitsSarah Dallas with YesterknitsClear, detailed instructions, accompanied by full-color and black-and-white photographs, introduce thirty knitting patterns, updated and reinterpreted versions of vintage designs from the Yesterknits Museum...

    MSRP: $18.00
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    Two Sticks and a String

    Two Sticks and a String

    Two Sticks and a String: Knitting Designs inspired by NatureKerry FergusonCapture the creative spirit of knitting, using a designer's most celebrated inspiration -- nature. Based on centuries old motifs, each pattern has been simplified for today's...

    MSRP: $29.95
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    Knit it Your Way

    Knit it Your Way

    Knit it Your Way: Change the Yarn to Suit Your Styleby Cynthia WiseWhether knitters are looking to meet their personal warmth factor, their favorite fiber factor, or even their budget factor, they'll be amazed at how easy it is to add maximum...

    MSRP: $29.95
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    A to Z of Knitting

    A to Z of Knitting

    A to Z of Knitting: The Ultimate Guide for the Beginner to Advanced KnitterNow in paperback, this must-have resource offers all the knitting know-how you'll ever need! With over 1,000 close-up photographs featuring real hands holding real yarn and...

    MSRP: $18.99
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    Simple Stitches Knitting

    Simple Stitches Knitting

    Simple Stitches Knitting25 Projects for the new Knitterby Val PierceSimple Stitches is the needlearts series for the modern beginner, with an explanation of rudimentary techniques plus 25 pretty projects tailored to the first-time stitcher.Paperback128...

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    Babies & Toddlers: A Knitter's Dozen

    Babies & Toddlers: A Knitter's Dozen

    Babies & Toddlers: A Knitter's DozenBest of Knitter's MagazinePatterns from more than 20 years of Knitter's Magazine are presented in this collection of irresistible knits for babies and toddlers, with the designs representing a selection of the...

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    Scarf Style by Pam Allen

    Scarf Styleby Pam AllenThis collection of 31 elegant and ingenious scarf designs tap the expertise of more than 25 knitwear designers who offer new ways to think about this most basic of garments. Designs by Kathryn Alexander, Debbie Bliss, Nancy Bush,...

    MSRP: $21.99
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    The Knitter's Bible:  Knitted Accessories

    The Knitter's Bible: Knitted Accessories

    The Knitter's Bible: Knitted Accessoriesby Claire CromptonThis work is a collection of over 30 stylish knitted accessories for all seasons, from gloves and scarfs, to hats and ponchos. Styles vary from silky skinny scarfs, funky brimmed hats and chic...

    MSRP: $19.95
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    The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting

    The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting

    The Complete Photo Guide to Knittingby Margaret HubertThis volume is a comprehensive how-to book about all aspects of knitting. This book is a reference for all knitting techniques, beginning with the basics of how to knit. A large section of the book is...

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    Scarves

    Scarves

    Scarvesby the UK Guild of Master CraftsmenThis fun and fabulous collection of scarves will make you reach for your needles and get stitching right away. Scarves is packed with 30 colorful projects that are easy, fast, and enjoyable to knit. All of the...

    MSRP: $14.99
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  • Entrelac:  The Essential Guide to Interlace Knitting

    Entrelac: The Essential Guide to Interlace Knitting

    Entrelac: The Essential Guide to Interlace Knittingby Rosmary DrysdaleOne of today's hottest knitting trends is entrelac, a modular technique that results in striking basketwork designs of rows within rows and interlocking diamond patterns. Using only...

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    Maggie's Ireland:  Designer Knits on Location

    Maggie's Ireland: Designer Knits on Location

    Maggie's Ireland: Designer Knits on Locationby Maggie JacksonThis splendid collection of designer handknits features photographs shot in beautiful Northern Ireland. With more than 40 projects, there are pieces suited for every season and shape that take...

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    Yarnplay + Yarnplay at Home Yarnplay + Yarnplay at Home

    Yarnplay + Yarnplay at Home

    Yarnplay + Yarnplay at Homeby Lisa MasonThis is a rare printing of both books in one binding.Use color in your handknits--YarnplayPlaying with yarn and color adds a whole new dimension to your handknits. Each of these patterns features multiple colors...

    MSRP: $32.95
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    Family Album of Knits

    Family Album of Knits

    Family Album of KnitsBobbie Matela, ed. from Plymouth YarnsKnitting projects for the family including wearables, home decor, toys, pet items and holiday gifts.Sizes from babies to toddlers to children to adults.Hardbound over spiral176 pagescharts,...

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    100 Knitting Projects by J. Leinhauser & R. Weiss

    100 Knitting Projects by J. Leinhauser & R. Weiss

    100 Knitting Projects by J. Leinhauser & R. WeissKnitters will find this stunning collection pure pattern heaven. Created by two of the best and most respected authors in needlework, it includes exquisite garments for everyone in the family—men, women,...

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    Knitting the New Classics by Kristin Nicholas

    Knitting the New Classics by Kristin Nicholas

    Knitting the New Classicsby Kristin Nicholas“Crisp, clear photographs precede, charts, and schematics, providing an easy-to-follow format.... Altogether a wonderful book.McCall’s Needlework. “Well represented are Aran, Fair Isle, and multihued patterns...

    MSRP: $24.95
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