subject guide: knitting

Knitting is a popular hobby for many.  The library is a place for inspiration, free patterns, and instructional materials..

Library Materials

Teach Yourself Visually Knitting
by Sharon Turner
746.432 TUR
The full color photographs and concise instructions make this a useful resource.  Includes instructions for shaping, bobbles, knots, and cables while incorporating many different colors into your project.

Knitting Basics
by Betty Barnden
746.432 BAR
This book has an excellent stitch library.  If you want to tackle more complicated stitch patterns and incorporate lacy effects, this would be helpful.  

Knitting on the Edge
by Nicky Epstein
746.432 EPS
If you have ever wondered how to add a pretty edge onto a plain sweater, scarf, placement, or other knitted item, this book is for you.
Big Knitting
by Sophie Britten
746.43 BRI
Do you easily get tired and bored with a project?  Then pick a project out of this book whose projects only call for chunky yarn and big needles to ensure that you finish what you start.

Websites

Knitting - www.dailyknitter.com
This site has instructions, tips, and lots of links to free patterns.

Knitty - www.knitty.com/ISSUEspring08/index.html
Online knitting magazine with tips, articles, & patterns.

Knit Simple Magazine - www.knitsimplemag.com
Knitting magazine previews, free patterns, and instruction sheets.

Knitting Techniques - www.needlepointers.com/ShowArticles.aspx?NavID=601
A collection of links devoted to advanced knitting techniques.

Knitting Daily - www.knittingdaily.com
The knitting blog for this magazine is filled with free patterns and tips.

Knitting Pattern Central - www.knittingforcharity.org/knitting-charities/

Related Library Catalog Searches

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