A fast-paced account of the year Clara Parkes spent transforming a 676-pound bale of fleece into saleable yarn, and the people and vanishing industry she discovered along the way
Join Clara Parkes on a cross-country adventure and meet a cast of characters that includes the shepherds, dyers, and countless workers without whom our knitting needles would be empty, our mi$17.00ISBN: 9781419747656Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Abrams Press - October 20th, 2020A globe-spanning history of sewing, embroidery, and the people who have used a needle and thread to make their voices heard
From the political propaganda of the Bayeux Tapestry, World War I soldiers coping with PTSD, and the maps sewn by schoolgirls in the New World, to the AIDS quilt, Hmong story clothes, and pink pussyhats, women and men have used the language of se$29.95ISBN: 9781603586634Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - November 19th, 2019
A new "farm-to-closet" vision for the clothes we wear--by a leader in the movement for local textile economies$15.99ISBN: 9781419732904Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Abrams Press - September 11th, 2018A new, addictive-to-read collection of essays and stories celebrating yarn—specifically, the knitter’s reputation for acquiring it in large quantities and storing it away in what’s lovingly referred to as a “stash.” The pieces in this collection span from comical to earnest, lighthearted to deeply philosophical, in a celebration of the how, why, when, and what of$21.95ISBN: 9781611808018Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Roost Books - March 24th, 2020
From dandelions and violets to mushrooms and autumn leaves, this collection of embroidery motifs is inspired by nature walks.$24.95ISBN: 9781616898410Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Princeton Architectural Press - October 1st, 2019
Fabrics colored with natural dyes have a beauty and subtlety all of their own. Onion and avocado skins, chamomile and birch bark, and nettles and acorns can produce lovely, ethereal colors and effects.$24.99ISBN: 9781419729263Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Abrams - April 24th, 2018Vibrant color and rich textures abound in Hoop Dreams, a stylish embroidery guide for the modern maker. Author Cristin Morgan of Marigold + Mars outlines the basics of 10 classic embroidery stitches and then teaches you how to use them to create 20 beautiful and practical projects for hoops, for the home, and to wear.$19.99ISBN: 9781624145285Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Page Street Publishing - April 17th, 2018
Handmade Woven Art for Beginners & Beyond$14.95ISBN: 9781612124049Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Storey Publishing, LLC - January 27th, 2015
With expert answers to scores of new knitting questions, Margaret Radcliffe’s classic guide is better than ever. You’ll find a wide assortment of cast ons and bind offs, techniques for beading and knitting backwards, tips for knitting in the round, and strategies for measuring tricky fabrics.$24.99ISBN: 9780593138205Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Clarkson Potter - October 27th, 2020
Feel the magic of Outlander at your fingertips with this officially licensed book of knitting: twenty patterns inspired by the hit series from STARZ and Sony Pictures Television, based on Diana Gabaldon's bestselling novels.
$22.95ISBN: 9781570769597Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Trafalgar Square Books - September 15th, 2019
Make your holidays merry with classic knitted Christmas balls from Arne & Carlos
For nearly twenty years, Scandinavian knitting sensations Arne & Carlos have been delighting crafters around the world, using their unique sense of style to translate traditional Scandinavian designs into quirky, colorful, and endlessly fun projects of all kinds.$16.95ISBN: 9781911624936Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Pavilion - October 1st, 2019
Learn how to take care of your clothes by mending, patching, and repairing them, so you can extend the life of your most treasured garments.