Knitting books

Knitter’s Bookshelf: The Gansey Knitting Sourcebook

Kind of like the look of ganseys but not interested in recreating an 18th century Cornish fishing gansey, using authentic yarn and needles? Then I have the book for you! The Gansey Knitting Sourcebook is by Di Gilpin and Sheila Greenwell. It is new, published in 2021. This book starts with a few pages of… Continue reading Knitter’s Bookshelf: The Gansey Knitting Sourcebook

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Knitter’s Bookshelf: Norwegian Knitting Designs

Norwegian Knitting Designs is, as the title and subtitle implies, an updated and expanded version of a classic work of Norwegian knitting patterns and techniques. Wenche Roald is the designer and writer of the updated book, and Annichen Sibbern Bohn is the author and designer of the original book. The patterns in this book take… Continue reading Knitter’s Bookshelf: Norwegian Knitting Designs

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Knitter’s Bookshelf: Scandinavian Sweaters

Scandinavian Sweaters, by Kristin Wiola Odegard, is exactly what it sounds like its going to be – a book of patterns to knit Scandinavian sweaters. There are a few accessory patterns here and there, but mostly it’s sweater patterns. There are cardigans and pullovers, designs for men, women and children. Most of the designs are… Continue reading Knitter’s Bookshelf: Scandinavian Sweaters