Books

The Rhinebeck Sweater
Ysolda Teague

Ysolda

The Rhinebeck Sweater

from £18.00

In this collection Ysolda brings together eleven designer friends including Gudrun Johnston, Amy Herzog and Mary Jane Mucklestone, to share the sweaters they would wear to Rhinebeck, the site of the New York State Sheep and Wool Festival.

Knitted Cable Sourcebook
Norah Gaughan

Abrams

Knitted Cable Sourcebook

£19.99

This treasure trove for the modern knitter presents 150 new and innovative cable stitch patterns (ranging from basic to complex) and offers an enlightening guide on how cables are engineered and how knitters can design their own.
Photographed by Jared Flood.

Little Red in the City
Ysolda Teague

Ysolda

Little Red in the City

from £17.00

Part pattern collection, part resource book, in Little Red in the City Ysolda shares all her tips for successful sweaters that perfectly fit your body.

Selbuvotter
Anne Bårdsgård

Museums-Forlaget

Selbuvotter

£56.00

A gorgeous and inspiring resource produced in conjunction with an incredible exhibition of Selbuvotter gloves and mittens at the Sverresborg Trøndelag Folkemuseum.

Cocoknits Sweater Workshop
Julie Weisenberger

Cocoknits

Cocoknits Sweater Workshop

£34.00

With over 30 years of knitting, designing, and teaching experience – Julie Weisenberger presents her first book: Cocoknits Sweater Workshop which includes nine new designs. The book expands on the simple, seamless, top-down styling we’ve come to expect from Cocoknits.

1000 Knitting patterns book
T. Seto

Nihon Vogue

1000 Knitting patterns book

£54.00

This book is a beast! An enormous, wide ranging, collection of all kinds of knitting and crochet patterns. There's everything from simple knit / purl textures to elaborate lace and cable motifs, all presented with clear swatches and charts.

Knitlandia
Clara Parkes

Clara Parkes

Knitlandia

£12.99

In The Yarn Whisperer: Reflections on a Life in Knitting, renowned knitter and author Clara Parkes ponders the roles knitting plays in her life via 22 captivating, poignant, and laugh-out-loud funny essays.

Kazekobo's Favorite Colors
Yoko Hata

Nihon Vogue

Kazekobo's Favorite Colors

£28.50

Using a wonderfully broad definition of 'colour patterns' this book includes classic Fair Isle, argyle and Nordic patterns but Kazekobo's unique colour sensibility is equally evident in the incredibly appealing pages of simple stripe patterns.

Kazekobo's Favorite Patterns
Yoko Hatta

Nihon Vogue

Kazekobo's Favorite Patterns

£24.25

Kazekobo's designs feature creative use of all kinds of patterns so it's no surprise that this collection of her favourites includes texture, cables, lace and rib motifs. The book also explores the interplay between colour, yarn texture and stitch pattern and features many large, detailed close ups.

Whimsical Little Knits 1
Ysolda Teague

Ysolda

Whimsical Little Knits 1

from £9.00

Originally published in 2009 as one of the first pattern collections to be released as a mystery subscription, Whimsical Little Knits contains some of Ysolda’s most popular designs. The collection is available as a printed book, perfectly sized for your project bag, and an ebook.

Knitting Patterns 500
T Seto

Nihon Vogue

Knitting Patterns 500

£25.75

An excellent general stitch dictionary for textured, lace and cable patterns including combinations of all three. There are, of course, 500 patterns.