The Amazing Adventures of Tom and Bel

Tuesday, June 07, 2005

Who's a Bookish Girl?

With apologies to Wendy for stealing her title, this post is mostly for my SP5 pal, who asked, among other questions, which knitting books I own.

It's quite the can of worms, my friend. The list, to say the least, is long:
  • Mostly Technical
    • All of the Threads Knitting books
    • June Hemmons Hiatt: The Principles of Knitting
    • Ida Duncan Riley: Progressive Knitting
    • Deborah Newton: Designing Knitwear
    • Elizabeth Zimmerman: Knitting w/o Tears, Knitter's Almanac
    • Barbara Walker: All four stitich Treasuries, Knitting From The Top
    • Elsebeth Lavold: Viking Patterns for Knitting
  • Mostly Patterns
    • Alice & Jade Starmore: The Celtic Collection, Charts for Colour Knitting, Stillwater, In The Hebrides, Aran Knitting, Tudor Roses,A Collector's Item, AS's Book of Fair Isle Knitting
    • Vogue Knitting: Bags & Backpacks
    • Debbie Bliss: Celtic Knits, Nautical Knits
    • Marianne Kinzel: First (and Second) Book of Modern Lace Knitting
    • Meg Swansen: Meg Swansen's Knitting
    • Jean Moss: Designer Knits
    • Eugene & Ann Bourgeois: Fair Isle Simplified
    • Kristin Nicholas: Knitting the New Classics, Knitting Today's Classics
    • The Editors of Vogue: Very Easy Knits
    • Melanie Falick: Knitting in America
    • Herring & Manners: Knitting Masterpieces
    • Lily Chin: The Urban Knitter, Mosaic Afghans Made Easy
    • Nancy Bush: Folk Knitting in Estonia, The sock book
    • Zoe Mellor: Colorful Knits
    • Kaffe Fassett: Glorious Knits, Kaffe's Classics
    • Jil Eaton: Minnow Knits
    • Homespun, Handknit
    • Kaori O'Connor: Creative Knitting
    • Desert Designs
Plus every issue of Interweave Knits ever released, and a complete collection of Vogue Knitting since 1988.
Obsess much? Who, Me?


  • This should be a meme... :)

    By Blogger Gewel, at 2:09 PM  

  • All right, then: Tag! You're it! ;-D

    By Blogger Cher, at 6:57 PM  

  • I see your VK collection and raise you.

    Every VK since Spring 1983.


    By Blogger claudia, at 9:54 PM  

  • least now I know that you own more knitting books than I knew!!!

    Well, know that I haven't forgotten you and who knows maybe something is on it's way soon!!!!

    Your SP!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 7:13 AM  

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