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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]


Knitting Ganseys.

Beth Brown-Reinsel’s classic Knitting Ganseys has been revised and updated, and we’re happy to have it on our shelves! Originally published 25 years ago, Knitting Ganseys is a book of knitting history as well as knitting patterns. Ganseys were traditionally worn by Scottish and British fisherman during the 19th century, designed to be hard-wearing and comfortable, … [more]


Mason-Dixon Knitting Field Guide No. 7: Ease.

The seventh 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 here is ease, not only as it relates to the size and fit of knitted garments, but also ease … [more]


West Highland Way.

Delighted to announce that Kate Davies’ newest book is here! West Highland Way is a stunning collection of patterns and essays inspired by the Scottish long-distance walking route it’s named for. Landmarks along this route are marked with musings from Davies and a garment inspired by said landmark. “Còinneach,” a favorite cardigan of mine, is … [more]


K (Knit), by Helga Isager.

Helga Isager’s newest book is here! K (Knit) aims to encourage new knitters to grow their skills, and features elegantly simple designs in Isager yarns, mostly sweaters with a few accessories. Each one is named for a stitch that’s prominent in the pattern; a cabled pullover is named “C6 (Cable 6),” for example, and a … [more]


Mason-Dixon Knitting Field Guide No. 6: Transparency.

The sixth 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 here is transparency, a quality that admittedly, may not be among the first we think of when we think … [more]