Knit Lit

First Frost: Cozy Folk Knitting

Explore the world of northern European knitting and the timeless knitting traditions of the Scandinavian, Nordic and Baltic people with First Frost: Cozy Folk Knitting by Lucinda Guy. Knit everything from full-sized garments to cozy accessories for all ages and for the home with these 20 folk-inspired patterns. Drawing from the typical garments of the northern European, these modern clothing and accessory patterns incorporate the designs and motifs into modern and everyday items for everyone.

Paperback, 128 Pages, $24.99, 978-1620333365

Knitting Fresh Brioche: Creating Two-Color Twists & Turns

Rediscover your love for the brioche stitch and add a splash of color to your typical brioche projects with Nancy Marchant’s new collection, Knitting Fresh Brioch: Creating Two-Color Twists & Turns. Now you can incorporate two colors into your ribbed patterns and explore 75 brand-new patterns that take this classic, thick stitch pattern to an entirely new level. Knitting Fresh Brioche explains it all for knitters, from your initial cast on and how to hold your yarn to reading and understanding two-color charts.

Paperback, 256 Pages, $24.95, 978-1936096770

No-Sew Knits: 20 Flattering, Finish-Free Garments

Kristen TenDyke’s new collection, No-Sew Knits: 20 Flattering, Finish-Free Garments, offers 20 brand-new sweater patterns that teach you how to shape and join as you go to seamlessly knit a sweater. TenDyke introduces multiple easy techniques in her chapters on cables, lace, interchangeable stitch patterns and basic no-sew patterns. Despite the ease of construction, the end results offer eye-pleasing bust darts, faux seams, hoods and seamless pockets, and a tip callout for every pattern provides you with a different way to make your sweater your own.

Paperback, 176 Pages, $25.99, 978-1620336243

Rustic Modern Knits: 23 Sophisticated Designs

Yumiko Alexander’s Rustic Modern Knits: 23 Sophisticated Designs is a collection of 23 knit accessories that span the spectrum from modern to rustic. Choose from many beautiful projects that evoke the simple beauty of nature, from flowing wraps and shawls to headbands and hats. Rustic Knits is a pattern collection for the contemporary knitter who would like to always remember the simple joys of the great outdoors.

Paperback, 136 Pages, $24.99, 978-1620336304