Knit Lit

Alpaca Knit Sweaters: 28 Easy-to-Knit, Easy-to-Wear, Warm and Comfortable Styles

Embrace Nordic styles and alpaca blends with these 28 irresistible sweater designs. With relaxed gauge and easy-to-knit stitch patterns, you’ll enjoy knitting these everyday sweaters. Comfortable and oh-so-soft, you’ll want to knit every pattern in the book.

Paperback, 192Pages, $24.95, 978-0811718417

Anyone Can Knit: A Step-by-Step Guide to Essential Knitting Skills

Feel confident and accomplished in your knitting with Anyone Can Knit! This step-by-step guide is the perfect way for beginners to hone in on their knitting skills. Learn the basic stitches and techniques with this simple and practical guide. There are photo tutorials that include detailed descriptions to help any knitter achieve greatness with their projects. This essential knitting book is not only for beginners, but even for the advanced knitters to perfect their skill. Enjoy and learn the basics; knitting really is for anyone!

Paperback, 128Pages, $12.99, 978-1510724082

Baby Beasties: Monster Mittens, Hats, & Other Knits

Perfect for mommy’s little monsters and mischief makers, Baby Beasties: Monster Mittens, Hats, & Other Knits by Debby Ware is a great way to work up every child’s favorite animals to wear. Keeping kids warm has never been easier than with these 28 adorable patterns. With options like the “Prickly Porcupine Mittens” and a “Dancing Dinosaur Cap” you will have projects for every season, and they will have fashionable and functional new accessories. From newborns to toddlers, this book covers it all. Knitting tips are sprinkled throughout the patterns, and with full-color photographs and helpful guides in the back, you will feel like Ware is right next to you.

Paperback, 128 Pages, $22.95, 978-1631860041

Baby Botanicals: Five Botanically-Inspired Sweaters for Little Ones

Blooming flowers, vibrant foliage, the smell of fresh earth — these summer elements are epitomized by the botanical theme of Alana Dakos’s collection of adorable little knits. For ages six to twelve months, these sweaters will keep your little one cozy on cooler summer nights and charm your heart with the adorable style.

Soft cover, 44 Pages, $14.00, 9780988324954

Bath Knits: 30 Projects Made to Pamper

After the stress of a long week, you deserve some TLC, especially during your nightly routine. Relax in a knitted bathrobe and slippers, or treat yourself to a pair of pedicure socks. Surround yourself in knitted indulgence with handcrafted bath mats and wall decorations. And of course, don’t miss the all-important hand towels and washcloths. No matter what your home décor style is, you’ll find something for you among themes like “flower garden,” “oceantide,” or “sunny days.”

Paperback, 112 Pages, $16.95, 978-0811716574

Beaded Lace Knitting: Techniques and 25 Beaded Lace Designs for Shawls, Scarves & More

Beaded Lace Knitting, by Anniken Allis, walks you through the basics of knitting lace, including the potentially tricky aspect of reading charts. Once you’ve mastered the basic techniques, discover how easy it is to add beads to delicate lacework to create gorgeous embellished shawls, sweaters, ponchos and more. Each of the 25 unique and varied patterns has step-by-step, full color photos to guide you through the pattern from start to finish.

Paperback, 144 Pages, $24.95, 978-0811714570

Big.Knit.Love.: 20 Chunky Knit Fashions

There’s a reason everyone loves chunky knits right now: they’re bold, fast, and unique. If you have recently been tempted to investigate the buzz about those big needles but felt too intimidated, you now have the guide to walk you through using them step by step. Yarn weight gets bumped up, too—these 20 trendy patterns use sizes bulky and larger for a whole new knitting experience. Knitters of all skill levels will enjoy the chance to test out these designs for a fashionable 2017 wardrobe.

Paperback, 160Pages, $24.95, 978-1631864513

Brioche Chic: 22 Fresh Knits for Women & Men

Take a classic stitch and mix it with modern design and you’ll end up with Brioche Chic. Featuring gorgeous wearables with intriguing colorwork and lovely brioche cable designs, you’re bound to fall in love with this collection. If you’re new to this technique, author Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark offers a basic introduction to brioche knitting so you can start knitting quickly and correctly. With more than 20 garments and accessories to choose from, this classic book is likely to become one of your all-time favorites.

Paperback, 152 Pages, $26.99, 978-1620334423

Cable Left, Cable Right: 94 Knitted Cables

Cables are a mystery-no-more with this new book from Judith Durant. Since not all cables are alike, this book contains 94 different types of cables with detailed instructions on how to perfectly knit each cable. Beautiful photos and instructions will guide your way to cable success. Once you master several of these cables, you’ll be able to try your hand at patterns you may have turned away from before. This book is a great starting block for the knitters that want to take their craft to the next level.

Spiral-bound, 216Pages, $16.95, 978-1612125169