On Your Wishlist – Six Super Knitting Books to Buy for Your Christmas Knitting

 

 

1. Mini Christmas Knits (Twenty to Make)

This book offers novelty knitting that is not only fun to do, but helps you create cute, funny and beautiful mini knits for Christmas, to give as gifts or to decorate your home. It offers a taste of novelty knitting for those on a budget, and there is plenty of inspiration for a small outlay. It is clearly and beautifully photographed to inform and inspire.

 

“Fans of novelty knitting will be bowled over by this collection of patterns, designed especially for the festive season. It’s a small book, but still boasts an impressive 20 patterns, all of which are easy to follow.” —Knit Today (December 2011)

 

 

 

 

2.Handknit Holidays: Knitting Year-Round for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Winter Solstice

For many people, the best part of the winter holidays is the anticipation: planning the perfect gifts, decorating the house, looking forward to seeing family and friends. Holidays can be particularly special for knitters, whose preparations often start months in advance and involve their own creations. In Handknit Holidays best-selling knitting author Melanie Falick presents an eclectic collection of more than 50 original gifts, decorations, and clothing pieces for Christmas, Hanukkah, and the winter solstice, providing year-round inspiration for knitters of all levels.

 

 

 

 

 

3. Woodland Knits: over 20 enchanting patterns (Tiny Owl Knits)

Here are 20 cute, contemporary projects to knit—including all the quick-to-make favorites—hats, scarves, wristlets, bags, wraps, and mitts. Traditional, straightforward stitches combine with wonderful yarns and clever patterns to produce accessories with an expensive boutique look.

This is truly an enchanting book – take a look just for the inspiration alone. You can also visit Stephanie Dosen’s website – Tiny Owl Knits. Beautiful!

 

 

 

 

4. The Twelve Knits of Christmas

From a partridge in a pear tree to twelve drummers drumming, Fiona Goble’s The Twelve Knits of Christmas brings the popular verse to life as knitters of all skill levels create each of the twelve characters featured in the charming holiday song “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”

 

 

 

 

 

5. Little Christmas Decorations to Knit and Crochet

Previously published in the highly successful 20 to Make series as 20 to Make Mini Christmas Knits by Sue Stratford and 20 to Make Mini Christmas Crochet by Val Pierce, this book provides 40 delightful projects (20 knitted and 20 crocheted)

 

 









 

 

 

 

6. Fairy Tale Knits: 32 Projects to Knit Happily Ever After

another stunning book – worth taking a look just to browse…

don’t miss the two free patterns at the bottom of this post!

 

 

 

>free patterns from Fairy Tale Knits

 

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>Snowflake Queen Sweater Coat   – free pattern

 

 

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 >Princess Crown Pattern – free pattern





 

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