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Crochet Lace Techniques Patterns Projects Pauline Turner Detailed practical guide to making the most popular types of crochet lace inc. motifs and Irish crochet. Well Illust. with diagrams and photos. £15.00 Add
A Compendium of Knitted Stitch Patterns Shelagh Hollingworth A library of stitches and work of reference for the experienced and more adventurous knitter. Fully illustrated with B/W photos. £16.00 Add
Techniques in Machine Knitting Kathleen Kinder Detailed practical guide.113 B/W photographs. 92 Line Illustrations and 6 Col. Photographs. £18.00 Add
Disney Knits Melinda Coss and Debby Robinson Some of Walt Disney's best loved characters featured on hand knitted garments. Detailed instructions wtih clear graphs and col. photographs. £10.00 Add
Textured Patterns for Machine Knitting Sheila Sharp Inspirational practical guide. 81 Line illustrations, 68 B/W and 7 Colour Plates. 27 Pattern cards.157pp £8.00 Add
The Complete Book of Knitting Barbara Abbey Comprehensive detailed guide.Well Illust with many B/W photos and diagrams. 239pp. £12.00 Add
America's Knitting Book Gertrude Taylor Revised edition of this comprehensive practical guide. Many L/Ds. £10.00 Add
Treasury of Machine Knitting Stitches John Allen A wonderful resource book full of different stitches and ideas for exploiting them. Superly illustrated in colour throughout. 176pp £12.00 Add
Big Knits Dawn French and Sylvie Soudan Bold Beautiful Designer Knitwear. A stunning and colourful collection of 25 larger size loose fitting patterns for sweaters, jackest, skirts and cardigans. Full instructions and coloured photographs.127pp £7.00 Add
Have You Any Wool? The Creative Use of Yarn Jan Messent A new concept in knitting and crochet with hundreds of witty and wonderful ways of using up oddments of any type. Very well illustrated, Some colour. 127pp. £12.00 Add
Knitting Your Own Designs for a Perfect Fit Montse Stanley After an extensive review of knitting and finishing techniques the book deals with all aspects of design. Practical guide with detailed instructions. Black and white illustrations and some colour. 176pp. £8.00 Add
Sweaters For Men 22 Designs from the Scottish Isles Alice Starmore Practical detailed guide from a superb designer. Well Illustrated with many colour photographs. £25.00 Add
Wool'n Magic Jan Messent Clever use of embroidery, knitting and crochet plus unconventional methods, to produce sophisticated and unique designs.A book for the creative and inquisitive. Very well illustrated in colour and black and white. 144pp. £18.00 Add
Creative Design in Crochet Pauline Turner Practical guide with 7 colour and 43 black and white photos. 96pp. £25.00 Add
Creative Crochet Handbook Christa Palfrey The complete step by step guide to crochet and tricot, plus lace tricot, Christa Palfrey's own patented new technique. Many black and white illustrations. 139pp. £12.50 Add
Crochet Variations Margaret Wilkes Over 20 patterns for a variety of items plus projects using Tunisian and Broomstick stitches. 30 diagrams and photos. 69pp. £9.50 Add
Introduction to Hairpin Crochet Pamela Thompson Detailed practical guide to making attractive braids and edgings. 42 black and white photos. 63 line drawings. 94pp. D/J price clipped. £14.00 Add
Second Book of Lace Knitting Marianne Kinzel Practical guide with many black and white illustrations. 117pp. Edges aged. Front cover clipped. £8.00 Add
Charts for Colour Knitting Alice Starmore A Designer's source book from the personal collection of Alice Starmore. A wealth of patterns plus a chapter with a clear explanation of how to work with the patterns and incorporate them into your own ideas. 137pp. Small label on FEP. £25.00 Add
Crochet Lace Mary Konior An Illustrated guide to making Crochet Lace Fabrics. Detailed practical well illustrated with black and white photos. 128pp. £45.00 Add
Heritage Crochet - An Analysis Mary Konior Fascinating and indispensible handbook examining the background of the craft, particularly examining the period between 1840-1940. 85 black and white photos and 65 line drawings. 120pp, £22.00 Add
The Complete Book of Tatting Rebecca Jones Detailed practical guide. 112pp. 339 black and white illustrations. 8 colour photos. £24.00 Add
Machine Knitting The Technique of Lace Kathleen Kinder Authoritative guide. Well illustrated. 128pp. Price clipped. £50.00 Add
The Advanced Knitting Architect Sion Elalouf Authoritative practical guide. Many diagrams. 76pp. Spiral bound. £17.50 Add
New Crochet Workshop Part 1 Basic Crochet James Walters Expert practical guide. Well Illustrated.40pp. £40.00 Add
ViewThe 30s Family Knitting Book Jane Waller (Editor) 50 classic patterns of genuine examples from the fashion magazines of the period. 96pp. £20.00 Add
Tuck Knitting Designs and Patterns Regine Faust Well illustrated in black and white. 208pp. Front cover creased. £55.00 Add
And So To Bed Handknits and Things Lucinda Guy A collection of 24 fantastic handknits to make bedtime fun for girls and boys aged 2 to 5. Very well illustrated. 112pp. £16.00 Add
The Harmony Guides 220 More Crochet Stitches Volume 7
Includes all over patterns, edgings trimmings etc. Superbly illustrated throughout. 96pp. £22.00 Add
Profitable Knitting Series Choosing and Buying a Knitting Machine Tessa Lorant Useful survey. 48pp. £12.00 Add
Cowichan Indian Knitting Museum Note No.21 Margaret Meikle Unique survey with black and white photos and illustrations. 26pp. £20.00 Add
Knitting from the Netherlands Henriette van der Klift Tellegen Traditional Dutch Fishermans Sweaters their history and patterns. Well Illustrated throughout. 96pp. D/J price clipped. £20.00 Add
Traditional Knitting of the British Isles Michael R. R. Pearson Fisher Gansey Patterns of N.E. England. Many illustrations. 84pp. Softback. Very slightly aged. Contents good. £60.00 Add
They Lived By The Sea Henrietta Munro and Rae Compton Folklore and Ganseys of the Pentland Firth. Illustrated. 32pp. Softback. Remains of small label on front cover. Contents very good. £80.00 Add
Weldons Practical Needlework
A facsimile edition presented by Piecework Magazine of this turn of the century famous collection of knitting, crochet and embroidery practical articles with accompanying illustrations. Volume 1 in the series. Very scarce. £25.00 Add
Weldons Practical Needlework
A facsimile edition presented by Piecework magazine of this turn of the century famous collection of knitting crochet and embroidery practical articles with accompanying illustrations. Vol 2 in the series. £25.00 Add
Weldons Practical Needlework
A facsimile edition presented by Piecework magazine of this turn of the century famous collection of knitting crochet and embroidery practical articles with accompanying illustrations. Vol 4 in the series. £45.00 Add
Weldons Practical Needlework
A facsimile edition presented by Piecework magazine of this turn of the century famous collection of knitting crochet and embroidery practical articles with accompanying illustrations. Vol 5 in the series. £40.00 Add
Weldons Practical Needlework
A facsimile edition presented by Piecework magazine of this turn of the century famous collection of knitting crochet and embroidery practical articles with accompanying illustrations. Vol 6 in the series. £20.00 Add
Weldons Practical Needlework
A facsimile edition presented by Piecework magazine of this turn of the century famous collection of knitting crochet and embroidery practical articles wtih accompanying illustrations. Vol 8 in the series. £21.00 Add
Weldons Practical Needlework
A facsimile edition presented by Piecework magazine of this turn of the century famous collection of knitting crochet and embroidery practical articles with accompanying illustrations. Vol 7 in the series. £15.00 Add
The Ladies Handbook of Fancy and Ornamental Work Civil War Era Florence Hartley New Edition. Includes Knitting Quilting Braiding Embroidery etc. 262 Engravings plus additional period information. 240pp. £15.00 Add
Bead Crochet Ropes Judith Bertoglio-Giffin Pattern book for bead crochet ropes. Cover sl. discoloured. 21pp. £18.00 Add
Tubes - Crocheting with Beads II Kate Coburn An instructional guide to crocheting with beads. Cover sl. grubby. 20pp. £12.00 Add
Patterns & Graphing for Bead Crochet Ropes Judith Bertoglio-Giffin Instructions, patterns and projects to make beaded crochet ropes. 21pp. £38.00 Add
The Harmony Guide to Aran and Fair Isle Knitting Debra Mountford This comprehensive sourcebook provides knitters with the patterns, techniques and stitches for Aran knits and Fair Isle designs. Illust. Small marks from storage on cover and edges. 174pp £30.00 Add
Machine Knitting: The Technique of Pattern Card Design Denise Musk This book tells you all you need to know about creating your own pattern cards and producing stunning, unique machine knit designs. Illust. Price clipped and edges sl. grubby. 142pp £48.00 Add
Sweaters from Camp Amy Detjen & Meg Swansen & Joyce Williams A collection of 38 designs for vests, pullovers, tams and cardigans taken from Elizabeth Zimmermann's knitting camp. 215pp £80.00 Add
The Knitted Teddy Bear Sandra Polley A guide to knitting your own heirloom teddy bears with 12 different patterns and easy to follow instructions. Illust. Marks from storage on cover and edges. 96pp £25.00 Add
The Complete Book of Traditional Guernsey and Jersey Knitting Rae Compton This book traces the origins of this Channel Island garment and its subsequent history. Illust. Price clipped and DJ and edges sl. grubby. 144pp £80.00 Add
Machine Knitting Hand Tooling Techniques Susan Guagliumi The first complete guide to hand tooling techniques with machine knitting. Illust. Price clipped, and cover sl. grubby. 249pp £60.00 Add
Royal Knits Nicolette McGuire Designer knitting for the monarchy and monarchists. Illust. DJ v. tatty and price clipped but contents clean. 64pp £17.00 Add
Heirloom Kitting for Dolls Furze Hewitt This book contains 92 patterns for knitted doll cothing and dolls house decoration. Illust. Marks from storage on cover and edges. 87pp £50.00 Add
A Machine Knitter's Guide to Creating Fabrics Susanna E. Lewis & Julia Weissman Here in a single volume are all the facts and inspiration a creative knitter needs in order to design magnificent fabrics on a knitting machine. Illust. Price clipped and DJ sl. grubby but contents clean. 266pp £85.00 Add
Victorian Lace Jane Sowerby See how lace knitting evolved from the 1830s to the 1900s with 40 patterns with comprehensive techniques. Well lust. Small marks from storage on cover and edges. 196pp £20.00 Add
Finishing Techniques for Hand Knitters Sharon Brant Providing knitters of all skill levels with techniques to create knitwear, which looks as good as it fits. Well Illust. Small marks from storage on cover and edges. 112pp £19.00 Add
Knitting Fair Isle Mittens & Gloves Carol Rasmussen Noble 40 exceptional designs of knitted Fair Isle Mittens & Gloves. Illust. Small marks from storage on cover and edges. 96pp £46.00 Add
Machine Knitted Fabrics: Felting Techniques Janet Nabney Felting adds a whole new dimension to machine knitting and in this book the author shows how to produce exciting fabrics. Illust. Price clipped and small marks from storage on cover and edges. 127pp £45.00 Add
Creating Original Hand-knitted Lace Margaret Stove With step-by-step pictures and diagrams and careful examination of individual stitches, the author enables knitters to creat original, hand knitted, lace. Illust. Small marks from storage on cover and edges. 179pp £32.00 Add
Simply Socks Anna Zilboorg Complete instructions for knitting 45 trditional Turkish sock patterns. Illust. Small marks from storage on cover and edges. 128pp £32.00 Add
Knitted Wild Animals Sarah Keen 15 clearly presented, easy-to-follow knitting patterns catering for a wide range of abilities. Well llust. Small marks from storage on cover and edges. 127pp £9.50 Add
The Old Hand-Knitters of the Dales Marie Hartley & Joan Ingilby A study of the traditional art of hand knitting of the dalesfolk of Yorkshire and Cumbria. Illust. cover and edges have small marks from storage. 133pp £40.00 Add
The Knitting Stitch Bible Maria Perry-Jones The essential illustrated reference. Over 250 traditional and contemporary stitches photographed, with easy to follow charts. Illust. V. small marks on cover. 256pp £38.00 Add
The Machine Knitting Tutor Angela N. Gordon A comprehensive guide for machine knitting on single bed machines. Illust. Edge sl. grubby but contents v. clean. 243pp £75.00 Add
Designs for Knitting Kilt Hose and Knickerbocker Stockings Veronica Gainford A collection of knitting patterns for kilt hose and knickerbocker stockings. Illust. Cover sl. grubby. 74pp £25.00 Add
North East Fisher Ganseys
A comprehensive collection documenting the traditional woollen garment once worn by fishermen. Illust. Cover and edges grubby but contents clean. 28pp £19.00 Add
The Sacred History of Knitting Heinz Edgar Kiewe Signed by the author. An interesting book describing the history of knitting and other non-woven needlework back to Biblical references. Illust. Cover and edges sl. grubby but contents v. clean. 222pp £21.00 Add
Crochet Workshop James Walters A down-to-earch discussion of every aspect of crochet technique through basic steps for beginners to detailed advice for experienced crocheters. Illust. Price clipped and top edge sl. grubby but contents very clean. 255pp £40.00 Add
The Knitted Lace Patterns of Christine Duchrow: Vol I Jules & Kaethe Kliot Text in German/English. This rich collection of knitted lace projects has been reproduced from a collection of released pattern sets dating from the early 1900's by the German Designer Christine Duchrow. Illust. Cover sl. discoloured from storage. 128pp £60.00 Add
The Knitted Lace Patterns of Christine Duchrow: Vol II Jules & Kaethe Kliot Text in German/English. This rich collection of knitted lace projects has been reproduced from a collection of released pattern sets dating from the early 1900's by the German Designer Christine Duchrow. Illust. V. minor marks on bottom edge from storage. 96pp £55.00 Add
The Knitted Lace Patterns of Christine Duchrow: Vol III Jules & Kaethe Kliot Text in German/English. This rich collection of knitted lace projects has been reproduced from a collection of released pattern sets dating from the early 1900's by the German Designer Christine Duchrow. Illust. Small marks on bottom edge from storage. 144pp £60.00 Add
Knitting IVth Series Therese de Dillmont Text in English.A selection of knitting patterns from the DMC library with detailed instructions on creating the knits. Illust. Sl. wear to cover and spine but contents v. clean. 63pp £32.00 Add
Textile Design Anthropology ' History of Knitting' Heinz Edgar Kiewe A study of the history of knitting presented at the exhibition at the Australian Wool Corporation. Illust. Sticker on front cover and spine sl. faded otherwise v. clean copy. 40pp  £15.00 Add
Interweave Felt Magazine Special Issue 2007 Various A special edition of Interweave Knits specifically focusing on felt knitting. Illust. Cover has some wear. 96pp £8.00 Add
Bullions & Beyond Prudence Mapstone Signed by the Author. A selection of tips & techniques for the crochet bullion stitch. Illust. Cover has v. sl. wear from storage. 29pp £38.00 Add
A-Z of Knitting Sue Gardner The ultimate guide for the beginner through to the advanced knitter, full step-by-step walkthrough of every knitting technique you will ever need. Illust. Edges sl. grubby. 152pp £14.00 Add
A Treasury of Needlework Projects from Godey's Lady's Book Arlene Zeger Wiczyk Hundreds of 19th c. needlework and crafts projects - knitting crochet, quilting, embroidery etc. selected from the first magazine for women - Godey's Lady's Book. Illust. Cover grubby but contents clean. 320pp £18.00 Add
Handtooling for the Chunky Knitting Machine: Volume 1 A-K Kathleen Kinder A detailed explanation of handtooled patterns for chunky machine knitted fabrics. Volume 1 A-K. Illust. Cover is tanned but contents clean. 96pp £80.00 Add
Handtooling for the Chunky Knitting Machine: Volume 2 L-Z Kathleen Kinder A detailed explanation of handtooled patterns for chunky machine knitted fabrics. Volume 2 L-Z. Illust. Cover is tanned but contents clean. 111pp £80.00 Add
Chart-Rite: Knitting Methods to Match Bonnie Ralston and Norma Sweet A comprehensive knitting guide, step-by-step instructions and diagrams from a master knitter. Illust. Clean copy. 114pp £38.00 Add
Das Neue Stricken: Pullover . Jacken . Westen Horst Schulz Text in German. 'The New Knitting: Jumpers.Jackets.Vests' How to make colored pattern without thread tangle, fantastic two-tone patterns succeed with the new knitting technique presented in this book. Illust. Cover has v. minor marks. 64pp £18.50 Add
The Knitter's Book of Wool Clara Parkes Thoughtfully exploring what makes wool so dynamic - explaining how differences between sheep, components of the wool fibre, the processing of wool and many other factors contribute to the finished yarn you hold . Illust. DJ sl. worn from storage. 207pp £40.00 Add
ViewProcess for Garment-making and Simple Upholstery with a Supplement on School Knitting K. A. Voller Revised and enlarged 5th edn. Offering a selection of patterns for tailoring, sewing and knitting for both school and home use. Illust. Very clean, one small mark on cover and edges v. sl. grubby. £8.50 Add
Knitting Patterns - Exclusive Knitwear Designs for All the Family Patricia Roberts This beautifully illustrated book, which features 60 easily comprehensible patterns, gives everyone the opportunity to knit these otherwise expensive garments at home for the price of the yan and this book. Illust. Price clipped and DJ tatty but contents clean. £25.00 Add
Continuous Cables Melissa Leapman Expert knitwear designer Melissa Leapman goes beyond the traditional, ordinary cables explored in her first book, providing knitters with an original collection of projects and stitch patterns featuring beautiful, closed-ring cables. Illust. As new. 192pp £9.50 Add
ViewAmerican Indian Designs Adapted to Knitting Regine Faust A collection of knitting patterns inspired by traditional Native American embroidery. Illust. Cover and edges sl. grubby. 224pp £28.00 Add
The Harmony Guides: Cable & Aran Stitches Erika Knight (Editor) A one-stop reference for inspiration, brimming with 250 texture-friendly designs to delight knitters of all skill levels. Illust. New, only v. minor marks from storage. 271pp £15.00 Add
The Harmony Guides: Knit Edgings & Trims Kate Haxell (Editor) Offering clear, concise instructions and photographs for a variety of knit edgings and projects, this dependable handbook provides guidance to finding the perfect edging or finishing for a project. llust. New, only v. minor marks from storage. 143pp £15.00 Add
ViewNorwegian Knitting Designs Annichen Sibbern Bohn Text in English. A study of traditional Norwegian knitting patterns with a selection of projects for you to try at home. llust. Cover is grubby but contents clean. 64pp £35.00 Add
ViewLongman's Complete Course of Needlework, Knitting and Cutting-Out (1911, 1st Edtn) Miss T. M. James New impression of the 1st edition. A comprehensive text on needlework, knitting and tailoring from many years of practical experience from the author. llust. Spine is heavily worn and edges and cover grubby but contents are v. clean barring title and last pages. 451pp £75.00 Add
ViewWar-Time Needlework Daily Express A complete guide to thrifty sewing and knitting. llust. Whole book sl. tanned, particularly edges and DJ in poor condition but contents generally clean. 183pp £16.00 Add
ViewStrik med Nordisk Tradition Vibeke Lind Text in Danish. 'Knit with Nordic Tradition' A collection of traditional Nordic knitting patterns with step-by-step instructions. llust. Cover and edges sl. grubby and private inscription on front end paper, but otherwise clean. 129pp £25.00 Add
Lace and Eyelet Stitches Erika Knight (Editor) A Harmony Guide. 250 stitches fully illustrated in colour. 271pp. £45.00 Add
ViewKnit and Purl Stitches Erika Knight (Editor) A Harmony Guide. 250 stitches fully illustrated in colour. 259pp. £30.00 Add