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Title: 25 bags to knit
Beautiful bags in stylish colours
Hardcover-spiral bound , 128 pages
by Emma King
 SRP:  $24.95
Anytime bags, children's bags, evening bags, chunky bags,
Good clear instructions.

  Clearance price $12.50  small scratch on back cover Only1 copy left



Title: 60 More Quick Knits
by Cascade 220 sports
Softcover , 176 pages
 SRP:  $21.95
These patterns were knit in Cascade 220 which is a slightly heavy worsted weight, knits on 4.5mm needles for a gauge of 18sts in 4"


  Clearance price $10.95  Only1 copy left


Title: A Close-Knit Family
Sweaters for everyone you love.
by Melissa Leapman
Hardcover , 154 pages
 SRP:  $38.95

Most knitters create garments of someone else-usually a family member. With the beautiful collection of sweaters knitters will find projects to delight everyone on their gift list. Each chapter has a basic design that has been interpreted into different sweaters for adult and children. The sweaters range in difficulty from easy to advanced with easy to follow instructions.

  Clearance price $19.50  Only 1 copy left


Title: A Collector's Items
Knitwear designs inspired by the art collection
of Sir William Burrell 1861 to 1958
by Jade Starmore
Softcover , 128 pages
 SRP:  $29.95
12 beautiful garments created for her Master Knitter project using colour, texture and style.
This softcover book is wavy, not sure how it got that way, no water stains but it has been exposed to moisture.
Clearance $14.95

  Clearance price $14.65  Only 1 copy left

Title: The Advanced Knitting Architect
by Sion Elalouf
Softcover ,76 pages
 SRP:  $21.95
Basic principals of charting for sweaters for children women and men.
He gives the constants in any chart and how to make the chart yours.
Not exciting reading but really exciting understanding of how it all works. An example of how you might use this book- you have a
pattern and you love everything but the neck so you look up that neck and check the Constants  (the numbers that never change) and
you are ready to get the sweater you want  with the neck you want.

 price $21.95 
I use this book in workshops and it is out of print so sorry no discount.
I had a hard time finding them


Title: After Dark
Uncommon knits for Night Time
by Jill Eaton
Hardcover- spiral bound , 122 pages
 SRP:  $25.95
After Dark is a glamour girl's delight- a singularly sensuous collection of high-style knit in glorious yarns and eye-popping colours.  Included
a learn to knit refresher--- detailed schematics---colour charts and yarn notes . 20 Cool knits for Hot Nights

  Clearance price $12.95 Only1 copy left



Title:  Alter Knits
Imaginative Projects and Creativity Exercises
Author: Leigh Radford
Hard cover-127 pages
Price:  $31.95

With AlterKNITS, your concept of what you can knit
will be forever altered
-27  imaginative projects
-32 page notebook for your own creative note taking  or creative doodling
-10 creativity exercises to expand your ideas of what you can knit and to bring you together with knitting friends

 Clearance price $15.95  Only 2 copies left


Title: Animal Knits
by Zoe Mellor
Softcover & hardcover, 96 pages
Price: SRP  $24.95

26 fun handknits for children and toddlers.  From tigers to spotty dogs, butterflies to birds --a range of bright funky designs for sweaters and accessories. Packed with great knitting ideas by well known designer of for toddlers and small children.


clearance price $12.50 

 I have one hard cover copy and one soft cover. Put a note in the comment section of the order form to let me know which one you want.

Title: Design it, Knit it
Secrets from the designer's Studio
by Debbie Bliss
hardcover 7 spiral bound , 148 pages
Price: SRP  $26.95

Take a peek inside the designer's studio as Debbie Bliss shares her secrets for creating sensational knits. Each chapter offers an in-dept look at one of the four most important elements of design- shape, colour, texture and details.
15 original designer patterns to knit

Design workshop with templates and knitters graph paper
Bonus stitch gauge

clearance price $13.50 


Title: How to Knit
by Debbie Bliss
Softcover , 160 pages
Price: SRP  $24.95

The definitive knitting course complete with step-by-step techniques, stitch libraries and projects for your home and family. Leading designer Debbie Bliss presents a complete course in knitting; taking you lesson by lesson through the stitches and techniques, from casting on the first stitch to creating an intricate Fair Isle cardigan.
Instruction on more then 50 techniques as well as over a hundred stitches, which help you build skills and an extensive library. Fifteen specially designed projects to practice new skills, ranging from clothing for the family to cushions and a throw for the home.


clearance price $12.50 Only 1 copy left
one of the copies has a faded colour front cover


Title:  Nautical Knits for Kids
Author: Debbie Bliss
Hard cover-80 pages
Price:  $29.95 

25 seashore designs for babies and children up to six years old. An ever-popular theme creatively interpreted into knitting patterns suitable for all levels of skill. Detailed charts and making-up instructions for each pattern. Lots of lovely full colour photos.

 Clearance price $14.95  Only 1 copy left


Title: Step-by-step Knitting Workbook
Author: Debbie Bliss
Softcover, 128 pages

All the techniques and guidance you need to knit successfully. Step-by-step illustrations and includes 20 irresistible projects, from simple sweaters and cardigans for children and adults to throws, cushions and other accessories.

Clearance price $16.50 Only 1 copy left

Cabin Fever Pattern books

Title: Cabin Fever: Need a Hat - No Sew knitting
Author: Cabin Fever
Soft Cover,   48  pages
SRP -$22.70

Pick a yarn, make a hat. 672 combinations of size, yarn weight and style in one book.

    Sale 14.95  Only 2 copies left


Title: Cabin Fever: Button up your Top Down 
No-Sew Knitting
Author: Cabin Fever
Soft Cover,   112  pages
SRP $30.00

A good basic design book for basic raglan sleeve cardigan patterns. with variations in neck style, length, weight of yarn (Sports/DK or Worsted/Aran), stitch patterns, colour work.

     Sale 19.95   Only 1 copy left


Title: Cabin Fever: Top Down for Toddlers
No-Sew Knitting
Author: Cabin Fever
Soft Cover,   104  pages
SRP $30.00

A good basic design book for basic raglan sleeve cardigan patterns. with variations in neck style, length, weight of yarn (Sports/DK or Worsted/Aran), stitch patterns, colour work.

     Sale 19.95   Only 1 copy left


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Title: Colourful Knits for You and Your Child
Author: Zoe Mellor
Soft Cover,   80   pages
 SRP $29.95  

Over 25 original knitwear designs for women and children up to ten years old. Creative use of colour in designs to suit knitters of all abilities. This was top designer Zoe Mellor's first collection and it stands the test of time.

  Clearance price $14.95 Only 1 copy left

Title: Complete Knitting Skills
by Debbie Tomkies
Softcover , 256 pages
 SRP:  $28.50
Very comprehensive how to book, starts with beginners and moves through getting the right fit, advanced techniques, reading charts. She pretty much covers it all. Would make a good resource book

  Clearance price $13.95  Only1 copy left



Title: The Cool Girls Guide to Knitting
Everything the novice knitter needs to know
by Nicki Trench
Hardcover , 96  pages
Everything you need to know to get started with the practical advice on equipment.
Step-by-step photography to explain how to master the various stitches and techniques, advice on reading knitting patterns, plus how to correct those mistakes you may make. Also 20 funky specially designed patterns-including cell phone covers, a chunky tasseled scarf, a hoody and an off-the-catwalk button bag.

  Clearance price $4.95  Only1 copy left


Title: Country Knits for kids
Author: Stephen & Carol Huber
Soft cover, spiral bound,  110 pages
SRP $14.95

Complete patterns and instructions for 24 casual sweaters inspired by American folk designs. Included are rabbit,  goose, sampler, boats, flamingo, diamonds, flying kite, etc.

  clearance price $7.50  Only 2 copies left

Title: 100 Crochet Projects
Authors: Jean Leinhauser & Rita Weiss
Hardcover, 256  pages

A great collection of crochet projects from two designers well known in crochet circles. Looking for great gifts? Want to add stylish new garments to your wardrobe? Interested in lending charm to your home with marvellous accessories? Take your pick from 100 beautiful crochet projects..

Clearance price $17.50 Only 1 copy left


Title: Creative Crochet
Clever ways to use your yarn stash
by Darla Sims
Softcover , 80 pages
 SRP:  $21.95
Got a stash of stunning but solitary skeins of yarn just waiting to be turned into treasures? Combine those leftovers, oddballs, and orphans into stylish wearables and accents--all while making room for more yarn!
Create one-of-a-kind sweaters, bags, jackets and more;
20 projects lead the way to countless possibilities.
Get quick-and-easy results with basic stitches and simple silhouettes.
Try innovative stripe, ruffle, and cut and tie techniques, they'll conform to any stash yarns.

  Clearance price $11.95  Only1 copy left


Title: Creative Crochet
Author: Leisure Arts
Hardcover, 144 pages

A great collection of crochet projects from tasteful decorator pieces to jazzy wardrobe accessories. Nine patterns for afghans,  items for the living room, dinning room, kitchen, and bedroom including rugs, tablecloth, sheet and pillowcase edgings, pot holders, towel toppers, dishcloths. Many gifts for showers, babies, birthdays. Projects with holiday themes including Valentines, St. Patrick's, Easter, Halloween and Christmas.

Clearance price $9.95  Only 2 copies left


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