Knit Lit

Handknits from Norway: Classic Norwegian Motifs in Modern Knitting Patterns for Women and Men

Get a head-start on all of your winter knitting with Handknits from Norway.  This brand new pattern compilation combines classic Scandinavian patterns with the chicest of Norwegian designs. Follow along with step-by-step instructions to dozens of jacket, dress and scarf patterns, plus so much more. Add a classic Norwegian spin to your warm-weather gear for that personalized flair you were looking for.

Hardcover, 128 Pages, $24.95, 978-1570766879

Knit Wear Love: Foolproof Instructions for Knitting Your Best-Fitting Sweaters Ever in the Styles You Love to Wear

Knit Wear Love is all about picking a pattern that is perfect for each and everybody – and every body. Starting from the ground (in this case, the pattern) up, Amy Herzog talks us through matching a pattern to our body type, style and size. Whether you’re after a pullover or a tunic, a tank of a cardigan, or any one of four other sweater forms, you’ll find a pattern that flatters your body best. For customization purchases, you can choose still from one of eight different styles; from modern to classic, vintage to sporty to make your sweater as unique as you are. Each pattern is sized up to ten sizes so that no matter what type of sweater you’re after, you’ll find one that’s perfectly you.

Paperback, 192 Pages, $24.95, 978-1617691393

Knits for Boys: 27 Patterns for Little Men + Grow-with-Me Tips & Tricks

In Knits for Boys, Kate Oates’ new pattern book, discover 27 adorably stylish knit patterns for all the little men in your life. No matter what your skill level is, you’ll find clear pattern instructions and full color photos to make even the trickiest of patterns a breeze. Not only that, but all the special techniques and stitches are explained in the special tutorial section. Plus, there’s a special section on choosing styles and colors, how to make a sweater grow with your child, and even how to find that best fit for your child.

Paperback, 152 Pages, $21.95, 978-0811713610

Lovely Lacy Knits: Beautiful Projects Embellished with Ribbon, Flowers, Beads, and More

Romantic and beautiful, soft lace is a staple for the romantic in all of us, and in Lovely Lacy Knits, you’re sure to find projects that your inner romantic will swoon over.  Choose from delicate fingerless gloves to elegant and draping scarves and shawls, these projects are great for all skill levels. Plus, learn how to embellish your knitwear with a variety of adornments including beaded accents.

Paperback, 64 Pages, $14.95, 978-0811714792