Nice Knits!

With the holidays behind us and summer in the far off distance, it’s a time for being cozy inside. Sure we love reading, watching our tv shows and movie nights in, but how about making something to beat the winter boredom? Why not try your hand at knitting? Here is a wonderful selection of knitting books for beginners and pros alike:

★ Boutique ★

The Joy of Sox: 30+ must-knit designs by Linda Kopp

Hip Knit Hats: 40 Fabulous Designs by Cathy Carron

French Girl Knits: Innovative Techniques, Romantic Details, and Feminine Designs by Kristeen Griffin-Grimes

Glam Knits: 25 Designs For Luxe Yarns by Stefanie Jape

Boutique Knits: 20+ Must-Have Accessories by Laura Irwin

★ Punk ★

Knockdown Knits: 30 Projects from the Roller Derby Track by Toni Carr

DomiKNITrix: Whip Your Knitting Into Shape by Jennifer Stafford

AntiCraft: Knitting, Beading and Stitching for the Slightly Sinister by Renee Rigdon

Pretty in Punk: 25 Punk, Rock, and Goth Knitting Projects by Alyce Benevide

★ Fantasy ★

Vampire Knits: Projects to Keep You Knitting from Twilight to Dawn by Genevieve Miller

Charmed Knits: Projects for Fans of Harry Potter by Alison Hansel

Fairy Tale Knits: 32 Projects to Knit Happily Ever After by A. Stewart-Guinee

★ Portable ★

Pints and Purls: Portable Projects for the Social Knitter by Karida Collins

Take-Along Knitting: 20+ Easy Portable Projects from Your Favorite Authors by Editors of North Light Books

★ Internet Favorites ★

Brave New Knits: 26 Projects and Personalities from the Knitting Blogosphere by Julie Turjoman

★ Babies ★

Natural Nursery Knits: Twenty Handknit Projects for the New Baby by Erika Knight

Vintage Knits for Modern Babies by Hadley Fierlinger

Itty-Bitty Nursery by Susan B. Anderson

Itty-Bitty Hats: cute and cuddly caps to knit for babies and toddlers by Susan B. Anderson

★ Gift Ideas ★

KnitWit: 20 Projects for Beginners and Seasoned Knitters by Katie Boyette

Big Book of Knitted Monsters, The: Mischievous, Lovable Toys by Rebecca Danger

Knitting Mochimochi: 20 Super-Cute Strange Designs for Knitted Amigurumi by Anna Hrachovec

Amigurumi Knits: Patterns for 20 Cute Mini Knits by Hansi Singh

Gifted: Lovely Little Things to Knit and Crochet by Mags Kandis

Itty-Bitty Toys: How to Knit Animals, Dolls, and Other Playthings for Kids by Susan B. Anderson

You’re going to knock your friend’s socks off when you tell them you made it yourself instead of bought it on beloved etsy! Happy Knitting!


Would you like to teach a knitting & crochet class? We are looking for kind, patient instructors for a class this fall.  Please contact Debra Dudek at for more information .

– Sabrina


2 thoughts on “Nice Knits!

  1. I wish I could Knit! I feel inspired by the pictures and projects.

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