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  1. First Treasury of Knitting Patterns
    $30.00

    Barbara Walker’s first treasury introduces us to hundreds of traditional patterns for Knit-Purl combinations, Ribbing, Color-Change, Slip Stitch, Twist Stitch, Lace, Cables and more. “Whether a novice or an expert, you will find plenty of novelty, challenge, and inspiration in working with this book,” writes Barbara. With a wonderful introduction and information about the origins of knitting. Softcover. A First Treasury of Knitting Patterns may also be purchased as part of the Treasury Set with a 10% discount on all four titles. Learn More
  2. Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns
    $30.00

    Even larger than the First Treasury! Barbara returns with hundreds more exciting and inspirational patterns, clearly organized in useful categories such as: Edgings, Lace, Cables, Twist-stitch, Color patterns, texture patterns and many more. She has even included a section on ‘Adapting Patterns for Circular Knitting.' In her introduction she writes, “Some of the patterns in the this book are contemporary originals…Other patterns are traditional…I have resurrected these from old, forgotten books and translated them into modern terminology…Still other patterns have come from other areas of the world…Like music, knitting truly is a universal language.” Her books are Treasuries, indeed. Softcover. A First Treasury of Knitting Patterns may also be purchased as part of the Treasury Set with a 10% discount on all four titles. Learn More
  3. Fourth Treasury of Knitting Patterns
    $30.00

    More inspiration, patterns and techniques from the legendary author. The latest Barbara Walker Knitting Treasury combines 82 newly-invented stitch patterns in Knit, Purl and Texture, Cables and Traveling Stitches, Lace and more, with a reprint of Walker’s Sampler Knitting including stitch patterns for Basic Shapes in Garter Stitch, Mosaic, Lace and Cable Samplers. Softcover. A Fourth Treasury of Knitting Patterns may also be purchased as part of the Treasury set with a 10% discount on all four titles. Learn More
  4. America Knits

    America Knits

    Melanie Falick
    $19.95

    In-depth interviews with designers and fiber-people from all over the U.S. (including our own Meg Swansen). Beautiful photographs. Paperback. Learn More
  5. Armenian Knitting & Free Bowknot Pattern

    Armenian Knitting & Free Bowknot Pattern

    Joyce Williams and Meg Swansen
    $24.00

    Click to download the free Bowknot Sweater Pattern  Armenian Knitting is a marvelous technique in which the motif color is carried throughout the plain part of the garment (trapped across the back) until it is needed. Made famous in the US by Elsa Schiaparelli's Bowknot sweater (free pattern link above), the authors have taken this technique to a whole new level, featuring designs such as Joyce's Knit/Purl pullover, Olive Branch, and Lily Jacket, and Meg's two versions of a Monarch pullover. They get you started with three hats for practice. Innovative garment shaping; all techniques described fully including three choices of how to trap. Hardcover.

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  6. Alice Starmore's Book of Fair Isle Knitting
    $29.95

    Alice is certainly one of the masters when it comes to use of color and traditional construction. Dover publications convinced Alice to bring back this beautiful and comprehensive book on this vast subject: techniques, steeks, charts, plus plenty of garments for men, women and children; essential for any color-pattern-knitter's library. Softcover. Learn More
  7. Bags - A Knitter's Dozen

    Bags - A Knitter's Dozen

    Elaine Rowley
    $15.95

    A great collection of very practical, functional (yet attractive) bags. Curious about felting? - several of the designs utilize this wonderful technique to produce a special fabric, perfect for this application. Well illustrated with clear directions for purses, drawstrings, backpacks, flaps, snaps, lace and many more. Softcover. Learn More
  8. Barbara Abbey's Knitting Lace
    $24.00

    By popular demand (and lobbying from Sandy Terp), this classic book is back in print, now in hardcover. There appears to be another swell of interest in lace knitting; wonderful. This book is one of only two I know of that is dedicated to lace edgings (and the other has been out of print for many years); 100 edgings to be exact, plus some background lace and instructions for doilies. An excellent—and unique—resource. (What?? New hardcover edition costs even less than the previous paperback? Even so.) Learn More
  9. Best of Vogue Knitting
    $29.95

    Since its launch in 1982, Vogue Knitting has been the ultimate magazine resource for knitters of all skill levels. Now, for the first time, the very best articles from twenty-five years of VK have been collected in one comprehensive volume. At once a keepsake and a valuable reference book, The Best of Vogue Knitting Magazine features detailed how-to's on basic techniques, including more than a dozen different cast-on methods alone; seminal articles on expert techniques such as cabling without a cable needle and fixing common mistakes; step-by-step instructions on shaping and sizing, finishing techniques and designing your own knitwear; as well as inspiring profiles of top industry and Seventh Avenue designers. A large percentage of the book is comprised of articles from Schoolhouse Press' own Elizabeth Zimmermann and Meg Swansen. Hardcover. Learn More
  10. Knitting Experience: Color
    $24.95

    The third in the series—another excellent book for new knitters. Softcover. Learn More

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