Knit Lit

Easy Baby Knits: Clothes, Toys, and Accessories for 0-3 Year Olds

In Easy Baby Knits, Claire Montgomerie showcases a knit collection for babies featuring baby clothes for both girls and boys, toys and accessories, all for babies up to three years old. Knit a gorgeous coat or a soft rabbit toy your child will adore. Every project is easy to follow and has plenty of photos to walk you through the process, plus there’s a Getting Started section at the beginning of the book that includes how-to directions for casting on and many basic stitches, so a beginner can work up any of these patterns.

Paperback, 128 Pages, $19.95, 978-1782493532

Knitlandia: A Knitter Sees the World

Clara Parkes, in this travel journal meets personal essay collection, takes readers through 15 years of past world travels, from far-off places like Paris or Scotland to locations closer to home, like Washington and Oregon. In Knitlandia, the travels she recounts are yarn- or knitting-inspired, and the places she shares with readers are ones like cozy yarn shop or a sheep and wool festival. Because of the personal style of this book, knitters and non-knitters alike will love hearing these tales, told with Clara’s personal combination of humor and wisdom.

Hardcover, 160 Pages, $19.95, 978-1617691904

New Directions In Sock Knitting: 18 Innovative Designs Knitted From Every Which Way

New Directions in Sock Knitting offers, as the title suggests, 18 unique and innovative designs that vary more than being toe-up or top-down. Whether you’re after a more basic sock pattern or something a bit different and challenging, you’ll find it within this pattern collection. All types of knitting techniques are utilized in these sock patterns, like intarsia in the round, short-rows, multi-directional knitting and even double knitting. Travel outside your comfort zone and try casting on from side to side or even from the heel as you explore each step-by-step pattern.

Paperback, 168 Pages, $26.99, 978-1620339435

Simple Chic Knits: 35 Stylish Patterns to Knit in No Time

Karen Miller and Susan Ritchie, co-owners of the online shop Mrs. Moon, joined forces yet again to bring you this collection of 35 stunning and stylish patterns. Simple Chic Knits features all types of patterns, from quick, one-day patterns to some that will take much longer to finish. Plus, many types of knitting techniques are introduced and explained in detail, from colorwork to cables. Choose from a variety of sweaters, scarves and even an adorable baby beanie as you page through over 100 pages of pattern directions and color photos.

Paperback, 128 Pages, $19.95, 978-1782493105