The Shape of Knitting
A Master Class in Increases, Decreases, and Other Forms of Shaping
Lynne Barr, photographs by Thayer Allyson Gowdy
Published by Stewart, Tabori and Chang    Oct.2013
168 pages, Hardcover

5.25.2013 - View projects from the book.

5.31.2013 - Video interview with Planet Purl can be viewed in Event Archives.

  Reversible Knitting
50 Brand-New Groundbreaking Stitch Patterns

Lynne Barr, photographs by Thayer Allyson Gowdy
Published by Stewart, Tabori and Chang    Oct.2009
192 pages, Hardcover

12.12.2009 - STC is giving away a copy of Reversible Knitting during the blog tour for the book. To enter the contest and see the schedule for the tour, visit Melanie Falick Books.

10.15.2009 - Following are links to websites that show photos of projects and stitches from Reversible Knitting. I think they will give you a good idea of the styles offered in the book.
Grumperina gave the book a wonderful review for which I am ever grateful, and she included many photos not shown on other sites.
Tichiro translated here from German into English, gives a very good idea of the stitch and project styles.
Melanie Falick, the talent behind all the STC craft books shows photos on her website.
Knitpicks is always thoughtful to provide some photos from all the books they sell.
Ilga Leja reviews the book on her blog. It felt wonderful to read such kind words from such a respected designer. Thank you Ilga.
And more pictures from Leethal.

  10.13.2009 When I listed new books from Reversible Knitting contributors, I didn't realize that Cat Bordhi had a new book coming out. It's Personal Footprints for Insouciant Sock Knitters, the second book in her New Pathways series.

9.21.2009 - Reversible Knitting is available. The book includes directions for how to design your own double-knits with different designs on each side. Download for free the special double-knit graph paper used in the book.

6.16.2009 - More preview pages at STC.

6.5.2009 - My second book, Reversible Knitting, is available for preorder from Amazon. A few additional photos can be seen in the Abrams catalog. The hat shown lower right in the catalog was designed by Eric Robinson, one of the co-op owners of Green Mountain Spinnery. The other contributors, in alphabetical order are: Veronik Avery, Pam Allen, Cat Bordhi, Wenlan Chia, Lily Chin, Teva Durham, Norah Gaughan, Nancy Marchant, Debbie New, Bonnie DesRoches and Laura Zukaite.

Lily, Nancy, Laura and Green Mountain Spinnery all have their own books coming out too! You can follow the Amazon links below to read more about them.


  Knitting New Scarves
27 Distinctly Modern Designs

Lynne Barr, photographs by Tyllie Barbosa
Published by Stewart, Tabori and Chang    Sept.2007
144 pages, 7"x9 1/2"    Paperback

My book has been out for just a little over a year now, and I'm grateful to all of you who have responded so positively. Thankyou.

VIEW photos of the scarves.


  Knitting New Mittens and Gloves
Warm and Adorn Your Hands in 28 Innovative Ways

Robin Melanson, photographs by Tyllie Barbosa
Published by Stewart, Tabori and Chang    Feb.2008
144 pages, 7"x9 1/2"    Paperback

This is the second book in the 'Knitting New' series from Stewart, Tabori and Chang. Robin Melanson has designed "28 innovative ways to warm and adorn your hands".

VIEW the wonderful projects in this book.

Knitting Tutorials Sweaterscapes Socks Sweaterscapes Sweaters sweaterscapes store