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Mason-Dixon Knitting Field Guide No. 10: Downtown.

The tenth installment of the Mason-Dixon Knitting Field Guide series is here! Let’s take a peek inside. Ann Shayne and Kaye Gardiner’s series of Field Guides are pocket-sized booklets focused on a particular theme or knitting technique. The theme of this tenth Field Guide is Downtown, celebrating urban spaces in humorous essays and striking designs by featured designer, … [more]


CoopKnits Socks Yeah! DK: Volume 1.

Rachel Coopey’s latest book is here – let’s look inside CoopKnits Socks Yeah! DK: Volume 1. This is a collection of sock patterns knit with CoopKnits Socks Yeah! DK, a soft and sturdy blend of superwash merino wool and nylon designed with heavier weight socks in mind. Coopey’s sock designs are colorful and cozy, making … [more]


Twelve Knitted Sweaters from Tversted.

Today, let’s take a look at Marianne Isager’s latest book, Twelve Knitted Sweaters from Tversted. Twelve Knitted Sweaters from Tversted features a sweater for each month of the year, a premise well-suited for this moment as we begin 2019. As usual, these designs are knit with Isager’s own yarns, most of which are available here … [more]


Knit How.

Pom Pom’s newest book is aimed at new knitters – let’s take a peek inside Knit How! It’s exciting to see a fresh learn-to-knit book, one that’s as enticing and beautifully designed as books and magazines for more experienced knitters. Knit How begins with the fundamentals of knitting: casting on, knitting, purling, and binding off. … [more]


Milarrochy Heids.

Kate Davies’ newest book is here on our teacart, among the latest books and magazines for knitters. Milarrochy Heids is a collection of colorful hats designed by a variety of talented knitters. Some are familiar to us, like Felicity Ford, Ella Gordon, and Dianna Walla, while others are new names we can’t wait to get acquainted … [more]


Mason-Dixon Knitting Field Guide No. 9: Revolution.

The ninth installment of the Mason-Dixon Knitting Field Guide series is here! Let’s take a peek inside. Ann Shayne and Kaye Gardiner’s series of Field Guides are pocket-sized booklets focused on a particular theme or knitting technique. Revolution in all its forms was the inspiration behind the four cabled designs in this edition, and the featured designer with … [more]


Mason-Dixon Knitting Field Guide No. 8: Merry Making.

The eighth installment of the Mason-Dixon Knitting Field Guide series is here! Let’s take a peek inside. Ann Shayne and Kaye Gardiner’s series of Field Guides are pocket-sized booklets focused on a particular theme or knitting technique. This little book is dedicated to small projects that make great gifts. As in every Field Guide, Ann and Kaye’s ruminations … [more]


Sundays in Hillsborough: Book Sale!

The Hillsborough Chamber is sponsoring events in Hillsborough on Sundays, and we’re participating with a book sale on Sunday, September 23rd. All in-stock books will be discounted by 25%, making this a great time to indulge in an exciting new publication, or pick up an older title that escaped notice the first time around – we have … [more]


Handywoman.

I’m delighted to announce that Kate Davies’ newest book has arrived at the shop! Handywoman is Davies’ memoir of a life of craft, one shaped by a stroke she suffered at age 36. Her brain injury changed how she saw and moved through the world, and how she made her living in it. Hers is … [more]


The Knitsonik Stranded Colourwork Playbook.

Meet Felicity Ford’s Knitsonik Stranded Colourwork Playbook!  A sequel of sorts to her Knitsonik Stranded Colourwork Sourcebook of a few years ago, this Playbook picks up where she left off, transforming the imagery of daily life into stranded colorwork projects. Ford’s colorwork is surprising, whimsical, and often collaborative, like the knitted correspondence above, or the tarmac-inspired bunting … [more]