THE ORIGINAL ANNABEL FOX - AN EXCLUSIVE KNITWEAR COLLECTION
(Anaya 1991) Folio144pp. Col * bw ills. VG in G+ dustwrapper (Book ref. 7922) £7.50
SCANDINAVIAN KNITWEAR - 30 original designs from traditional patterns.
London. Bell & Hyman. 1983 reprint. Hardback. 126 pages. B.w. and colour illustrations. Fine in red boards with gilt lettering to spine, half-title page corner-clipped, in a complete near-fine d.w. with fading to spine. ISBN: 0-7135-1308-X. (Book ref. 2526) £28.00
AN ILLUSTRATED HANDBOOK OF MACHINE KNITTING.
London. Batsford. 1989 reprint. Hardback. 189 pages. B.w. illustrations. Fine in red boards with gilt lettering to spine, previous owners name, address and date on front fly-leaf, in a near-fine (slightly scratched) price-clipped d.w. Janet Nabney's experience as a teacher, designer and consultant has given her an insight into the difficulties that machine knitters encounter and how these can be resolved. ISBN: 0-7134-5338-9. (Book ref. 3228) £9.95
KNITTED SHAWLS AND WRAPS. The Heritage of Knitting Series - No.4.
Godney, Wells. The Thorn Press. 1984. Paperback. 64 pages. B.w. photographs. 19 complete patterns, fully illustrated. Fine in a near-fine papercover. ISBN: 0906374162. (Book ref. 946) £37.50
FAMILY ALBUM - Knitting for children and adults.
London. Ebury. 1999. HEAVY large format paperback which will require extra postage. Before ordering please contact us direct for a postage quote. 200 pages. Colour illustrations. Fine in fine papercover. Ex shop stock - UNREAD BOOK. Was £18.99. ISBN: 0-09-187399-1. (Book ref. 3929) £6.95
FAIR ISLE KNITTING - A Practical Handbook of Traditional Designs.
London. Bell & Hyman. 1982. Hardback. 125 pages. B.w. illustrations. V.g. in brown boards with green lettering to spine, in a v.g. unclipped d.w. No markings or inscriptions. ISBN: 0-7135-2019-1. (Book ref. 6844) £7.95
The Harmony Guide to Aran and Fair Isle Knitting
Lyric Books Limited, 1995 175p, profusely illustrated, 8.2” x 11.7”, paperback, a fine copy  First published in 1991 (Book ref. 102238) £20.00
Complete Needlecraft: Everything about Embroidery, Home Dressmaking, Knitting and Crochet and Home Upholstery, &c, &c.
London: C. Arthur Pearson, 1943. Hardcover. Revised Edition. 8vo. No dj. Pictorial cream cloth. 302 pp. Small inscr. to front pastedown. Pages and cloth all very clean. VG (Book ref. 02436) £4.50
Dubied Knitting Manual.
Neuchatel, Switzerland: Edouard Dubied & Cie S. A., 1967. Hardback. 200pp. First edition. Good condition. Laminated boards. No dustwrapper - as published. Shelf-wear to corners. Sellotape strips on six pages - possibly repairs when pages have come loose. Slight foxing and slight marking to page edges, otherwise the book is complete and clean. Published for the centenary of the company being founded in 1867. Chapters: The elements of a knitting machine; The yarns knitted; The basic fabrics; Draw threads; Special equipment; The jacquard fabrics; The fabrics in purl stitch. These include many sub-sections, diagrams, photographs, charts and tables. The book takes the form of a Knitting Course based on 100 years of experience, "describes the principles of mechanical knitting, an inventory of basic fabrics, and a few current applications peculiar to our machines" (Book ref. 8887) £100.00
Souvenir Booklet of the Dartington Craft Camp 1977.
Dartington Craft Camp, 1977. Large format booklet. 32pp. Very Good condition. Slight shelf-wear. Interesting document of an event that took place in Devon over the Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend in June 1977. Practitioners describe their crafts, including pottery and jewellery making, weaving, glassblowing, bookbinding, blacksmithing, calligraphy, films and talks, and much more. Includes lots of b/w photograhs, Camp Comments and an Analysis of Expenditure. (Book ref. 8880) £30.00
The Best of Lopi
USA: XRX Books, 2002. First Edition. Cloth/Laminated Boards. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1893762041 This collection offers quick-to-knit patterns for easy-to-wear Arans and simple textured knits using Lopi, the uniquely lightweight bulky yarn spun in Iceland from its long-coated native sheep. With 45 unique designs, "The Best of Lopi" celebrates the tradition of the Icelandic yoked sweater with updated sizing, colourway choices, and clearly illustrated techniques. Included are step-by-step charts and instructions for classic Lopi pullovers and cardigans as well as hats, mittens, and scarves. It includes an index and palette aid knitters with pattern selection and colour blending. 119pp. (Book ref. 028170) £10.00
Knitting from the Netherlands - Traditional Dutch Fishermen's Sweaters
London: Dryad Press, 1987. Hard. Good/Good. 8vo Square 0852197098 Ex-Library Usual library markings. First few pp slightly damp warped, else pp clean and bright. (Book ref. 71310) £15.00
Sally Melville Styles : A Unique and Elegant Approach to Your Yarn Collection
Sioux Falls, SD, U.S.A.: XRX Books, 1998. Card Covers. New/No d/j as Published. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 1893762106 These simple techniques and sensational garments provide techniques to help knitters make the most of their yarn collections. 144pp. (Book ref. 028081) £9.50
New York, Sterling Publishing, 1991; 1st edition. Hardback. Nr fine/ Dj Nr fine. 11" x 8.5". 144pp profusely illustrated in colour & black/white. Pink covers with gilt lettering. "Beautiful motifs to make unique and special sweater designs on a floral theme. More than 40 beautiful, timeless sweaters to make." (Book ref. 13434) £7.00
The Structure of Knitted Fabrics;
London, International Wool Secretariat, nd ( c 1950's?) 1st Edition; Very good/ No dj; Hardback, 94pp profusely Illustrated with decorated endpapers; Laminated covers. Chapters with Knitting Patterns, Blocking Garments, Pressing , Washing & more. (Book ref. 2425) £8.00
The Country Diary Book of Knitting;
London, Webb & Bower/ Joseph, 1987; 1st Edition; Hardback; Nr fine/ Dj Very good; 160pp with delightful illustrations; Brown covers with titlew on front; Dust jacket has price clipped. Knitting designs for all the family inspired by the Edith Holden watercolours made famous in The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady. Also included are outfits for knitted toys. (Book ref. 8092) £15.00
Pearson's Complete Needlecraft. Everything about Embroidery, Home Dressmaking, Knitting and Crochet and Home Upholstery, etc;
London, C. Arhtur Pearson, 1961; Reprint; Hardback; Good+/Dj Good; 329pp with 280 Illustrations; Light foxing on prelims; Cream covers with green decoration & lettering; Dust jacvket has edge wear, nicks, price clipped. (Book ref. 8479) £8.00
The Beatrix Potter Knitting Book;
London, Warne, 1987; Hardback; 11" x 8.5"; Nr fine/ Dj Nr fine; 128pp profusely illustrated by Tony Boase; Pictorial laminated covers; Dust jacket has price intact. . Superbly Illustrated Book Containing A Complete Range Of Classic Fashion Patterns All Based On Beatrix Potter's Watercolours. More than 50 delightful handknits for all the family. (Book ref. 8021) £18.00
Fair Isle Knitting : A Practical Handbook of Traditional Designs;
London, Mills & Boon , 1979; 1st edition. Hardback. 4to. 124pp with 48 photographs, 9 in colour, 41 charts of samples and full patterns. Brown covers with title on spine. Protected dust jacket has price intact. (Book ref. 17755) £10.00
Needlecraft. A Practical, Economical Book on Plain Needlework, Knitting, Crochet and Embroidery, Fully and Clearly Illustrated;
London, Collins, nd ( c 1940's); 1st edition. Hardback. Good/ No dj. 245pp with over 100 line drawings. Light foxing to prelims and with ffep cut down the middle. Internally tight and clean. Orange covers with black title on front & sunned spine. " Primarily a book for those who wish to become expert needlewomen." (Book ref. 14090) £10.00