Knitting

Exquisite Little Knits: Hand Knitting With Luxurious Specialty Yarns

By Laurie Kimmelstiel and Iris Scheier

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Those wonderful novelty yarns available everywhere are put to good use in quick, contemporary projects.
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Complete Idiot's Guide To Knitting Projects Illustrated

By Barbara Morgenroth

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Here are easy to understand patterns for knitting projects written in plain English, with no abbreviations. Just what the beginner needs!
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Beautiful Knitting: Techniques and Patterns For Creating Elegant Designs

By Luce Smits

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Wonderful color photos illustrate directions for each of the different techniques explained. Move beyond basic beginner skills with well explained instructions.
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25 Gorgeous Sweaters For the Brand New Knitter

By Catherine Ham

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Just what the beginning knitter needs! For those not very experienced, but eager to try a "real" sweater pattern.
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The Friday Night Knitting Club

By Kate Jacobs

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Walker & Daughter is a little yarn shop in a quiet storefront in Manhattan. Its Friday Night Knitting Club members are almost a sisterhood, but everyone's lives are thrown into disarray when unexpected changes shake up the shop's comfortable world.
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Get Ready, Get Set, Knit

With cooler weather just around the corner, now is the time to knit something to keep you or a loved one warm this winter. If you are not a knitter don’t worry, it’s easier than you think. Don’t let words like knit, purl, cast on, yarn over or decrease two fill you with anxiety. They are the terms used to guide you through your project and are explained in almost every knitting book or Web site. Read on for suggestions on how to get started in knitting.

Get Ready, Get Set, Knit

With cooler weather just around the corner, now is the time to knit something to keep you or a loved one warm this winter. If you are not a knitter don’t worry, it’s easier than you think. Don’t let words like knit, purl, cast on, yarn over or decrease two fill you with anxiety. They are the terms used to guide you through your project and are explained in almost every knitting book or Web site.

Felting in the Summer?

By Sue Lawson

Although it may seem like a cold weather craft, felting is a great project for kids in the summertime.

Questions on felting have become very popular over the last several months at our library. People of all ages are now using this method to change the texture of a yarn or fur item to cause it to become matted or felt-like.

Knitting for Knewbies

A ball of yarn and a pair of knitting needles—that’s all the equipment you need to take up the fine craft of knitting. Need to know how? Our Salem Church and John M. Porter branches have monthly meetings for both beginning and experienced knitters.