Knitting books

Knitter’s Bookshelf: 8 Schools of Modular Knitting

The title of this book is actually Knitting Handbook: 8 Schools of Modular Knitting. But I kind of figured that the first part kind of goes without saying. Anyway. The title pretty accurately describes what you are getting with this book. Vivian Hoxbro breaks down modular knitting into 8 separate styles of schools: stripes, squares,… Continue reading Knitter’s Bookshelf: 8 Schools of Modular Knitting

Knitting books

Knitter’s Bookshelf: Traditional Danish Sweaters

A year or so ago, Vogue Knitting magazine ran an article about a new book by Danish knitting expert Vivian Hoxbro, Traditional Danish Sweaters. As the name implies, the book was about traditional Danish knitted garments, somewhat misleadingly named “night sweaters”. (The name is somewhat misleading because – spoiler alert! – although they were worn… Continue reading Knitter’s Bookshelf: Traditional Danish Sweaters