Category Archives: Knitting

New books will appeal to knitters

I  always am amazed how as summer wanes, the latest books on knitting accumulate like brightly colored leaves on my desk. I would love to take up an entire column to review each one, but it’s much more efficient to tell you about them in batches. Let me begin with The Unofficial Harry Potter Knits, which […]

Knit a zombie, crochet a motif

Here are reviews of several books crocheters and knitters might find either useful or amusing: “Connect the Shapes” by Edie Eckman puts 101 motif designs at crocheters’ fingertips. These motifs have little in common with the well-known granny square, although some of them are, indeed, square. The motifs in the book can be likened to […]