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Free-Range Knitter: The Yarn Harlot Writes Again
by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
Andrews McMeel
$16.99 [Hardcover]

Let's imagine you've never heard of Stephanie Pearl-McPhee. The moniker "Yarn Harlot" means nothing to you. You don't know about her reputation as a funny writer, a skilled knitter, and world famous. You've just picked this book up and are wondering what it's about.

It's about knitters and knitting, but not in a way you've ever read before. There's a lot in here to enjoy, but my favorite chapters were the essays about individual knitters. Stephanie's examinations of the physical maneuvers each knitter performs to create knitted fabric lead her to fascinating observations on the unique character of each knitter. I have a leg up here, since I know several of the knitters she writes about, and I can assure you her observations are keen, enlightening and tender.

For those who know and love the Harlot, you'll find this book full of her signature humor as well. Read the correspondence from the yarn company regarding the scandal of discontinued yarn. But if you hadn't noticed it about her already, this book will show you Ms Pearl-McPhee's huge heart with room in it for everything about knitting, especially knitters.

AS

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Phat Fiber Sampler
by Phat Fiber and a variety of independent artisans
$33.00 including shipping in the US
[international shipping costs a little more]

Nothing can make me turn into a little girl more quickly than a box overflowing with fiber and goodies and sparkly things, so when the latest Phat Fiber Sampler arrived in the Knitty mailbox, I was giddy.

What is this thing? It's a desktop-dictionary-sized box, filled with almost anything you can imagine. Handmade knitting needles. Spinnable fiber and roving. Small skeins of hand-dyed yarn of every description. Note cards. Stitch markers. Hand balm. Patterns. Soap, even! Lots of coupons for future purchases from the different businesses, too. Two different months' boxes are shown at left. The only thing I'd like to see that's not there? More non-wool stuff for folks like me. Turns out July's upcoming box is planned to be a non-wool box! Love that.

Why buy one? Because it's really nice to be able to touch and feel [even spin or knit with!] each product before deciding which one you want more of. The products in the box vary month to month, as do the contributors. To get a box, sign up for their mailing list. Around the middle of the month, you'll get a message telling you orders are open, and then all you have to do is get there and purchase yours before they're all gone.

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Country Weekend Knits
by Madeline Weston
St. Martin's Griffin
$24.95
SR: 34 - 50

Intended for the curious and adventurous knitter, this book is a terrific combination of history and patterns.

For 20 years, Madeline Weston ran a knitwear shop in central London, selling the best traditional handmade knitwear she could source from all over Britain. In this book, she's gathered 25 handknit designs, inspired by those great British classics: ganseys, Arans, Fair Isle and Shetland lace.

The designs lean towards the traditional in both look and construction, but the fit and the details make them entirely relevant for today. These are neither slavish reproductions of antique garments, nor unwearable trendy modernizations.

It's all adult sweaters and cardigans but for one clever shawl [combining the simple elegance of feather-and-fan with some great striping] and about two thirds of them are unisex in sizing and style. The more feminine styles have a size range from about 34-42 inch finished bust, and the unisex styles all offer finished sizes from about 38 to 48 inch chest, with a couple of the jacket styles going a few inches larger. It's an attractive book - the sweaters are well photographed, and it's well-organized.

It's no secret that I'm a big fan of these classic designs and techniques, and it's great to see them used and promoted in a modern design context.

KA

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Mother-Daughter Knits: 30 Designs to Flatter and Fit
by Sally Melville + Caddy Melville Ledbetter
Potter Craft
$29.95 [Hardcover]
SR = 29 - 54 [one oversized sweater to 60"]

Who is that lovely brunette on the left side of the cover of this book? It's Caddy Melville Ledbetter, the daughter of one of our modern knitting heroes, Sally Melville. And in this book, we learn that Caddy can not only knit, but design knitwear!

Their styles are very different, but you can tell they're family. Caddy leans toward clothing that has a slightly younger feel; Sally's clothes are always classic, but this collection brings an updated, fresh approach that's a delight to see.

 

From Caddy, you'll find the adorable cardigan she's wearing on the cover, the Altered Austen Jacket; a fabulous mod colorblock mini dress meant to wear over pants; a reversible tank top much more interesting to knit and wear than the simple title indicates; tabbed accessories like legwarmers, spats and cuffs; scarves and more.

From Sally, my favorite of the book -- the understated star: the classic shirt, offered in fine kid mohair or linen versions. This is something I can imagine knitters of every age wearing for a lifetime, and I adore that there's a non-wool version. There's also the Lace-and-Cable Jumper dress, a knit that I saw first on Sally, worn over a classic white shirt, and one that made me rethink my opinion on knitted dresses for adults. It's so pretty. And many more patterns in a variety of styles from frilly to perfect-for-the-cabin.

In addition to the patterns, the front section is full of fitting advice from Sally, with my favorite aspect being the determination of your ideal sweater length, depending on the amount of ease and style of the sweater. Essential and handy information! There's lots more. Go read it. I'm off to dig into my stash and see if I have a sweater's worth of linen in there.

AS

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A to Z of Knitting: The Ultimate Guide for the Beginner to Advanced Knitter
by Sue Gardner
Martingale
$18.99 [spiral-bound]

A book chock full of knitting techniques: stitches, short rows, buttonholes, beaded knitting, texture, and color work -- all shown in detailed step-by-step photographs.

A bonus that I haven’t seen in other technique books is discussion of left-hand and right-hand yarn holds (not left-handed knitting), and two different needle holds. A great resource.

JM

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Handknit Heroes
by Stephanie Bryant, Marc Olivent, Erssie Major
$5.50 for a single copy
$20 for a subscription (US & Canada)

It’s got story and some knitting, with promises of more to come. This comic works as a comic and is a really enjoyable read -- infinitely better than some knitting romances I've tried to read.

This story stars the mysterious Miller family: mom’s working on a secret project, and the twins are teenagers with super powers. It starts off slowly, but that’s the point of a series. I was glad that the first issue was a tease - including the tantalizing glimpse of knitting, just laying the groundwork for the issues to come. The artwork suits the mood of the story perfectly, dark and shadowy. 

The second issue is due any time, and each issue will feature a knitting project(s). This one has a hooded scarf worn by one of the twins designed by Erssie Major.

JM

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Traveluxe Knitting & Crochet Clutch
by Offhand Designs
$60.00
5” H x 10 ” W x 1”D closed
Opens to 10"H x 20"W

There are two things in life that I'm passionate about: first, supporting the heroic work done by women around the world to help improve their lives and the lives of their families, and second, getting rid of clutter....Okay, so they might not seem to be completely equivalent passions, but there you are. I contain multitudes.

The nice thing is, this particular organizational clutch makes me feel warm and fuzzy about all of it. It is soft. It is beautiful. It is knit-friendly (no velcro, the only zipper is inside the folds of the clutch and far from snaggability -- plus it's a very pretty zipper).

The clutch is much larger on the inside than you think it is and has a lovely variety of pocket sizes hidden within. A large flap across the top of the case makes sure nothing falls out when it's closed. It holds so, so much; so many of the things and trinkets I love having at my fingertips.

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The only thing that would make it better would be if Neil Gaiman was hiding inside. However, since that doesn't seem likely, I'll just have to give Offhand Designs a 10 on the pouch's own merits.

HO

 

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Making Mathematics with Needlework
by Sarah-Marie Belcastro, Carolyn Yackel
A K Peters, Ltd.
$35.00 [hardcover]

This one-of-a-kind book takes a truly mathematical approach to crafting -- and a truly crafty approach to mathematics.

It's designed for both the curious crafter and the mathematician/mathematics educator -- although not for the faint-of-heart of either stripe.

There are ten chapters, each offering a project, a discussion of the mathematical implications and connections, and notes for educators to take these ideas into the classroom.

The projects themselves aren't really the main attraction; it's about the analysis and the mathematical principals demonstrated. The math is at a pretty high level: graph theory expressed through blackwork embroidery, diophantine equations as a way to pick up stitches in a knitting project (!), symmetries and groups in cross stitch, Sierpinski fractal variations in crochet, and the topology of knitting a torus. But for the thinking knitter, it's worth seeking out the book for just the six-page analysis of the structure of the knit stitch and resulting fabrics, and the various ways to form them.

As a mathematician and rabid sock knitter, any book that can have both Nancy Bush's Folk Socks and a textbook on Abstract Algebra in the bibliography is all right with me!

KA

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Sock Innovation: Knitting Techniques & Patterns for One-of-a-Kind Socks
by Cookie A
Interweave Press
$22.95

The new Cookie A sock book is a real treat for adventurous sock knitters. It has fifteen sock designs, all featuring Cookie A's trademark clever patterning. All but one of the designs are for intermediate or advanced knitters, but there's one clever sock rendered only in combinations of knits and purls that's accessible to even the newest socks-worker.

The book also offers insight into how she creates her fabulous designs, and provides guidelines on how to create your own. She discusses how to take a stitch pattern and apply it to a sock design: how to calculate and place repeats for ease of working and maximum visual effect, how to convert flat patterns to be worked in the round and vice versa, how to chart patterns and manage complex all-over patterning.

Cookie's designs are magnificent. Each pattern is written for an "average" 8-inch foot circumference. The suggestions for resizing are for knitters who are comfortable with both math and charting. If you're new to sock knitting, this task may not be for you.

Seasoned sock knitters will find something to tempt and challenge them in this book. And those with good math skills and a strong creative streak will get a lot from design guidelines and pointers.

KA

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The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques
by Margaret Radcliffe
Storey Publishing
$29.95 [Hardcover]

Color makes my head hurt.  Really.  I can handle discussions about primary & secondary colors.  Even tertiary colors don't bother me much, but start talking about hues, tints, and tones and I can feel the blood vessels in my brain expand.  It was with much trepidation that I approached this book.

This is not a book about color knitting -- but rather a book about how to insert color into your knitting in a way that makes you feel comfortable.  The first [mercifully short] chapter deals with color basics and yes, there's information about hues, tints, and tones that didn't induce a migraine and actually helped me understand it all better.  The rest of the book is broken into sections on working with color in different ways: Stripes, Pattern Stitches, Multicolor Yarns, Stranded Knitting, and Intarsia.

Best of all is the chapter called Design Workshop. Radcliffe takes you through thinking about everything involved in creating a garment - architecture, fabric, and finishing. There are a few patterns offered in each chapter to get you working on the material.  They're manageable projects such as little bags, socks, mittens, hats, and even coasters to try out the edging techniques.

In short, there's something for everyone no matter what level of knitter you are and whether you love color or pull out the migraine medication when you have to think about it.  This is a reference book you'll want on your shelf and in a few years it will be dog eared and full of sticky notes.

C K-I

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Double-pointed needles
by Signature Needle Arts
$45.00 for set of 4, $55 for set of 5

Love love love. I love these needles.

Lightweight and super strong, they are both smooth enough to allow fast stitching, but also grippy enough to hold onto the slipperiest of yarns.

How do they manage this? The first half inch of each needle, where you make your stitches, is super smooth, but the center of each needle has been engraved with super fine ridges that you can just feel with your fingertip. These grooves grip your yarn, so the needles won't come flying out of your knitting at inopportune moments.

The needles come in 4, 5, 6 and 8 inch lengths. The 4" needles have one end as the stiletto point, and the other end blunt, so you don't stab your palms as you knit.

You can buy the needles in sets of 4 or 5, depending on your preference, or individually, in case you drop one down the back of the sofa. Well worth the price, these are now my favorite sock needles.

KW

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Sew What! Bags: 18 Pattern-Free Projects You Can Customize to Fit Your Needs
by Lexie Barnes
Storey Publishing
$16.95 [Hardcover over spiral binding]

An entire book of stress-free, pattern-free bags to sew from the creative brain of Lexie Barnes. From tiny pouches to tailored messenger bags the instructions are clear. She manages to keep even the most complex bag to only 8 steps, easy enough to tempt this only sometime sewer to make almost everything in the book.

Pay attention to the section on choosing and combining fabrics. Lexie’s years of experience running her bag company, lexiebarnes, make this information invaluable.

And yes, she includes a list of great places to get cool fabric, like the ones she uses in the book.

JM

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Socks from the Toe Up: Essential Techniques and Patterns from Wendy Knits
by Wendy D. Johnson
Potter Craft
$22.95

The woman behind the WendyKnits name and blog has written a lovely book about socks. Especially lovely because the patterns are all toe-up, my favorite kind.

Though Wendy may be best known for her basic toe-up sock pattern, this book goes far beyond. Five different toe options, three different heels and the reasons when each one should be used. Wendy also provides three basic toe-up sock patterns, and invites you to add your own stitch patterns to create a unique design.

She also provides 23 fully designed pretty-but-simple patterns in a variety of styles from lace to cable to gansey, all easy enough for new sock knitters to take on and finish with confidence. Bonus: sock patterns designed for sportweight yarn, when your knitting time is short. Happily, every pattern is offered in at least 2 sizes, and in some cases 3 or 4.

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Color Style: Innovative to Traditional, 17 Inspired Designs to Knit
by Pam Allen, Ann Budd
Interweave Press
$24.95

If you're a new knitter, or just new to colorwork, a book with a lot of detailed information on how to do every type of colorwork is essential. Color Style is every bit as good as the previous "Style" books and contains lots of "how-to" pictures and tips on the color techniques.  However, the surprising way these techniques are used or combined will make experienced knitters like me want this book as a "must have" addition to their library, too. 

All, and I mean ALL, of the bases are covered here from Fair Isle and intarsia to slip stitch and mosaic. From stripes, the easiest of all techniques, to needlefelting and steeks, which give plenty of experienced knitters the chills. An astonishing variety for such a slim book!

For a brand new knitter or an experienced hand, even a simple striped sweater takes on a whole new level of excitement when a variegated thick and thin yarn is paired with a solid yarn like in Cecily Glowik's Striped Raglan. The colors pop and shimmer creating a beautiful pullover that is so much more than boring stripes.

I saw many patterns I wanted to try. Some included techniques I was familiar with, like the Peace And Love Gloves by Veronik Avery, with their touch of embroidery. Some were something I had never considered trying before, like the Floral Pillow by Marta McCall, a beautiful felted pillow accented with needlefelted yarn. However, my favorite has to be the Hooded Scarf by Kristin Nicholas which is a brightly colored floral hood knit in the round, steeked, fringed, embroidered and tasseled. It's my "must have" accessory from this book!

KG

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Ethnic Knitting Exploration: Lithuania, Iceland, and Ireland
by Donna Druchunas
Nomad Press
$23.95

With her usual keen eye for detail and understanding that not everyone learns the same way, Donna Druchunas takes us on a knitting trip inside out and all around the sweaters of Lithuania, Iceland and Ireland.

She breaks down and explains the unique sweater shapes and constructions of sweaters from these areas - saddle shoulders, raglans and yoke construction. She offers explanation on the the embellishments of these sweaters - colorwork, intarsia and cables. She gives us 3 patterns for each country, an accessory/starter pattern, and two sweater patterns -- a pullover and a cardigan -- each traditional-looking and traditionally constructed.

All of her patterns are givne three different ways, you the knitter get to choose what works with your brain on that given knitting day. You can choose between a Visual Plan - fill in the blanks, do the math on the fly; a Planning Worksheet - measure and figure stitch counts before you start knitting and knit on the fly; Step by Step Project Sheet - using the numbers from the Planning Work Sheet a hand holding walk through of the project. It’s so smart, giving knitters tools that make sense to them.

JM

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Simple Style: 19 Innovative to Traditional Designs with Simple Knitting Techniques
by Ann Budd
Interweave Press
$24.95
SR sweaters = 21.5-56
SR skirts = 28-45.5

My mother always said she preferred making pies to cakes, because when you’re finished baking a pie, you’re finished. When you finish baking a cake, you still have to frost it.

That’s how I feel about a lot of my knitting. When you finish knitting socks, you pull them on. When you finish knitting a sweater, you still have to seam it, put on button bands or edgings and then block it.  I approached Simple Style with these things in mind and imagine my surprise when I found it full of designs that you can pull on almost as soon as you finish the knitting!  My favorite even allows me to escape buttonholes completely by using a hook-and-eye closure – brilliant! 

There is a pattern for everyone in this book whether you prefer knitting in color or with texture.  Each designer focuses on giving you a great-looking sweater with a minimal amount of fuss.  These are not garments for beginners, but gorgeous designs that will challenge your knitting chops and provide you with something fabulous.  You’ll be wearing these classic silhouettes for years after they come off your needles.

C K-I

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French Girl Knits: Innovative Techniques, Romantic Details, and Feminine Designs
by Kristeen Griffin-Grimes
Interweave Press
$24.95
SR = 32.5 - 49"

This is an amazing book to add to your knitting library especially if you love cute little sexy sweaters. There is something for everyone in this book, some super sexy lacy numbers to some more modest style t-shirt style sweaters and little cardigans.

There is a handy glossary of stitches in the back with the basic illustrated how to's, as well as tips on how to do bottom up construction, how to set in sleeves, and other shaping details that a new knitter may not know how to do.

One of the best features in my mind is the "Yarn Substitutions" which gives you some suggestions as to what to subsitute and what to watch out for if you were using, say, recycled yarn.

The book is well illustrated and the tips on construction make it great for an intermediate knitter to start knitting sweaters, if they haven't before. There are also a few in here that I would consider great first-time sweaters -- I myself having never knit a sweater already have plans to cast on about 5 from this book.

There are 18 great items to choose from in here including lacy tanktops, a fulled skirt, cute cardigans and long tunic-style sweaters, great stuff to start for the spring and summer weather ahead.

KP

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Zuma bag
by Namaste
9.5" W x 11" H x 17" L 10"
shown in Peacock [below left], Turquoise [below right]
[also available in Hollywood Pink, Olive, Saddle, limited-edition Eggplant]
$69.00
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CSnamasteblankNamaste has been making unique knitting bags that look great enough to be purses [as well? instead?] for many years now. This new introduction is the Zuma, and it's unlike any other bag in their line.

It's very compact, this bag, but not small. The main compartment opens as wide as you can imagine, giving you full access to the big zipper pocket on one side and the two slide-in pockets on either side. There's room inside for any knitting project up to a small sweater body in progress, and it closes with three sets of magnets that run along the top edge of the bag. I liked using the bag best when my knitting was enclosed in a project bag inside that main compartment.

CSnamasteblankThe bag closes nicely with those cool magnets, but casually. So I found the huge zipper compartment handy for things I didn't want to lose like my wallet and phone. But you might want to put those things elsewhere.

Because my favorite feature of the Zuma is the outside zippered pocket. It's frankly HUGE, lined with a divider like an accordion file folder.

This makes the pocket handy for lots of little things, each in their own compartment. Like your wallet, phone, notebook, pens, whatever. It also looks a lot like a clever circular needle storage case, and you just might want to load it up with every pair you have, so they're always at hand.

If I had to choose, this would be a dedicated knitting bag. It's friendly, its innards easily accessible at a moment's notice and it sits politely on the floor beside me, thanks to the reinforced bottom and metal feet. It's made of their pvc-free animal-friendly faux leather [in other words, it's vegan!] and that makes it safe on the floor, too, even the floor of the bus in mud season! If anything gets on the exterior, just wipe it off with a damp cloth.

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The Intentional Spinner: A Holistic Approach to Making Yarn
by Judith MacKenzie McCuin
Interweave Press
$26.95

Of course it’s good! What did you expect? Judith MacKenzie-McCuin + Interweave = spinny goodness.

This book is a mini-class with Judith minus the asides and question asking. She goes over all of the fiber basics thoroughly, but the meat of the book, of course, is the how-to spinning portion.

Worsted, woolen and everything in between, as well as fiber choice and fiber prep for each style of spinning, are covered in detail with so many photos that I’m sure -- if I cut them apart -- I could make a wee Judith flip book.

There are two charts that I hope to burn into my brain; one is on the two spinning families, worsted and woolen. The other is a spinning flow chart to help adjust the diameter of your spinning.

It’s the type of book that I shamelessly started writing notes and questions and what ifs all over the pages of  the book, as soon as I started reading. It not only teaches you good spinning, but makes you excited all over again to be a spinner.


JM

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Color Blending Kits
by Inspiration Fibers
5 oz $17.50

Are you color shy when it comes to combining color in your spinning? These kits from Inspiration Fibers can give you the practice and confidence you need to strike out and combine colors on your own.

Color Blending Kits are made up of 2 2.5-oz braids in  coordinated colorways. Spinners are encouraged to spin the colors simply -- spin each colorway as single and ply together -- or in a more blended style, stripping the rovings and combining the colors as fiber, and blending the colors in spinning rather than plying.

Kits are offered in BFL and Targhee, soft, smooshy and easy to spin, so you have no technical spinning worries as you experiment with color.

Either path you choose, you’ll never look at all the colors in your stash the same way again!

JM

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Sit and Spin! The Spinner’s Guide to Creating Smart, Sturdy, Outrageous Art Yarns!
by Jacey Boggs
Insubordiknit
DVD: $40

It's a no-holds-barred art yarn frolic accompanied by psychedelic musical interludes.

And it's a comprehensive class in creating the art yarns of your dreams with Jacey Boggs of insubordiknit.com. Actually it’s better than a class (except you can’t ask questions) because you go at your own pace, replaying and slow mo-ing when you need it.

This is not a beginning spinning video. You need to know how to spin and control a even single, on purpose, before you attempt art yarn.

Jacey teaches 15 different art yarns including core spinning, beehives, tornadoes, halos, and trapping objects, each type building on the technique or techniques that came before it.

She works each technique slowly, then at regular speed with camera angles that do not interfere or dance around. Each technique is highlighted by a written list of the steps complete with mnemonic icons.

The dvd is just about an hour long, and is a whole lot of spinning technique to digest. Thankfully there is a brilliant menu that allows you to replay single techniques as either a written summary or as a video loop.

As soon as you watch you will want to spin. Find some lace weight yarn before you start, trust me.


JM

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Fiber Gathering: Knit, Crochet, Spin, and Dye More than 20 Projects Inspired by America's Festivals
by Joanne Seiff
Wiley
$27.99 [hardcover]

Do not have your computer and credit card near you as you read through this book. I wandered to travel websites more than once, just to see how much it would cost to go to Taos or Estes Park, Maryland and Rhinebeck.

This book is a gorgeous travelogue to the large fiber festivals in the US. If you have been, it’s like looking at and reading a yearbook, with fond memories all around. If you’ve never been, you’ll start planning to go. The details provided are so intriguing, everything except where to stay and what to buy, and the photos are lush.

There are 25 projects honoring the people and the festivals and a short section on starting your own fiber festival.

JM

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Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Crafts: An A-to-Z Guide with Detailed Instructions and Endless Inspiration
by Martha Stewart Living Magazine
Potter Craft, $35.00 [Hardcover]

The best craft techniques and projects from 20 years' worth of Martha Stewart Living magazine

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Cherry Cake and Ginger Beer: A Golden Treasury of Classic Treats
by Jane Brocket
Hodder & Stoughton, £16.99

Recipes the characters in your favorite childhood books might have eaten...read a review here with a recipe list

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Crafty Chica's Guide to Artful Sewing: Fabu-Low-Sew Projects for the Everyday Craftercrafty chica
by Kathy Cano-Murillo
Potter Craft, $21.95
Accessorize your world with the most sparkle possible with the Crafty Chica.

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Weekend Sewing:
More Than 40 Projects and Ideas
for Inspired Stitching
book

by Heather Ross
A Melanie Falick Book $27.50 [Hardcover]

Inspired and inspiring sewing patterns that will make the spring come if you sew them, really

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Felt Jewelry: 25 Pieces to Make Using a Variety of Simple Felting Techniquesbook
by Teresa Searle
St Martin’s Press $21.95

A fun wardrobe of jewelry
you can make in a weekend.

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Material Obsession: Modern Quilts
with Traditional Roots

by Sarah Fielke + Kathy Doughty (Author), Foreword by Kaffe Fassett
A Melanie Falick Book, $24.95

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Tiny yarn painting
by CraftyHedgehog
$25.00

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teeny-tiny squeeny-beany
spindle keychain

by Dyelectable Yarns
$9.50



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viking knit bracelet
by MarigoldJewelry
$40.00

[not knit by vikings]

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viking knit kit
by rightturnartwerks
$12.95

pretend you're a viking

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vinyl car decal
tons of colors to choose from!

by holly's shop

$3.00

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set of 2 needle gauge men
needle sizers like no others

by Måke & Kråke
$18.00
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set of 3 knitting buttons
by buttonempire
$6.00

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Sterling Silver Hand Knit Rings
by Pearce Creations
$140.00

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Yarn bowls by Jennie the Potter
$65.00

Stop yarn from rolling across the floor in the most beautiful way possible.
Gorgeous handmade, handpainted, handcarved pottery. Choose your colors, too.