Knit Lit

Knitting Rugs: 39 Traditional, Contemporary, Innovative Designs

Knitting isn’t just for accessories. There are plenty of home décor items perfect for your yarn and a pair of needles, including knit rugs. Inside Knitting Rugs, you’ll find a collection of more than 30 original, creative designs. Dabble in a variety of techniques with each pattern, including i-cords, modular knitting and knitting with repurposed materials. Each project is easy to make and quick to knit, making this book ideal for knitters who enjoy projects that provide instant gratification. Explore the incorporation of crocheting, applique and weaving into your knitting with the inspiring patterns in this book.

, 112 Pages, $25.99, 978-0811712514

Lace Yarn Studio: Garments, Hats, and Fresh Ideas for Lace Yarn

Get inspired with this gorgeous collection of 25 lace patterns meant for knitters of all skill levels. From the asymmetric tank top and beaded skirt to the opera-length gloves and delicate infinity scarves, the modern projects in Lace Yarn Studio are sure to impress. If you’re new to lace knitting, never fear—there’s a detailed basis section full of tips and tricks for beginners and pros alike. Learn how to avoid the common pitfalls including yarn tangles, and get tips on knitting with a lifeline, choosing the correct fiber content and more.

Paperback, 144 Pages, $19.95, 978-1454708612

Noro Lace: 30 Exquisite Knits (Knit Noro Collection)

Explore quality patterns crafted with hand-dyed yarns and featuring luxurious textures. Each project is designed using Noro Yarns, which are known for their bold colorways and creative color pairings. With 30 lace projects to choose from, you won’t know which one to cast on first. Explore hats, cowls, shawlettes, blankets and more all made with the vibrant Noro Yarns.

Hardcover, 144 Pages, $24.95, 978-1936096855

Sock-Yarn Shawls II: 16 Patterns for Lace Knitting

Toss aside your intimidation of lace knitting and dive into Sock-Yarn Shawls II by best-selling author Jen Lucas. Inside you’ll discover an all-new selection of bold designs all made with various sock yarns. Whether you’re new to lace knitting or just a beginner, you’ll find a pattern that’s perfect for your skill level—plus the more you knit, the better you’ll become! Patterns range from delicate shawlettes to large circular shawls, including a few made from only one skein of yarn. Get practice with top down, bottom up, crescent, short row and circular shawl construction.

Paperback, 80 Pages, $24.99, 978-1604684766