"The Reader's Digest Knitter's Handbook - A comprehensive guide to the principles and techniques of handknitting" by Montse Stanley; 1986,2001; softcover; 318 pages.
New Directions in Fair Isle Knitting by Patty Knox, 1985, hardcover, oversize, 119 pages, out of print.
Lucy Neatby has to be one of the top knitting artists and instructors. I have her other DVD's and loved them.
Here are a couple of projects to pass the time until my knitting wools arrive from the Shetland Islands.
Here are two devices I found useful for stranded knitting. Neither is new but I thought I'd post about them for anyone who is considering this knitting technique.
I just couldn't resist the purchase of the Royal Doulton mug dated 1936. When you look at the photos, I think you'll agree it is a must-have!
There is a small chain of yarn shops in NZ which this past year sponsored our Knitters' Weekend. As a follow-up they issued this mug - I wonder if they were thinking of me?
For those of you who knit the 4-ply stranded patterns, where do you source your knitting wools?
Here is the latest addition to my tool box. It's the Addi Turbo Cro-Needle. It is a 2.5 mm crochet hook on one end of the cable and a 3.25 mm knitting needle on the other.
I am working on a jumper using DPN's; I now remember why I always avoided them in the past. But, it's not an option with this project so I have to persevere.