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New Twists on Twined Knitting: A Fresh Look at a Traditional Technique

by Laura Farson Martingale (July 21, 2009)

Rediscover a unique Swedish technique! The projects in these stunning photos show why twined knitting has stood the test of time. With Laura Farson's impeccable design sense and striking color combinations,...

Sock Club: Join the Knitting Adventure

by Charlene Schurch & Beth Parrott Martingale (January 19, 2010)

Charlene Schurch and Beth Parrott invite knitters to stay close-knit using patterns from sock clubs everywhere! In today's knitting community, socks are hot--they're small, inexpensive, quick to finish, and...

Knitting by Nature: 19 Patterns for Scarves, Wraps, and More

by Sheryl Thies Martingale (May 15, 2012)

Best-selling author Sheryl Thies has outdone herself with knitting patterns inspired by a wide array of flowers, grasses, and vines. Discover 19 exquisite knit scarves, shawls, wraps, and shrugs.

Easy Knitting for Baby: More Favorites from Grammy

by Doreen L. Marquart Martingale (August 20, 2013)

Best-selling author Doreen L. Marquart presents a new collection of knitted baby patterns. Find more than 14 adorable projects ranging from a boy's hat and bomber-style jacket to a christening gown.

Amigurumi Two!: Crocheted Toys for Me and You and Baby Too

by Ana Paula Rimoli Martingale (June 09, 2009)

With quirky faces and out-of-proportion body parts, these wildly creative and imaginative toys are irresistible! Crochet a comical tool set that includes a hammer with a funny face! Or create sweet bunnies and...

Nature's Wrapture: Contemporary Knitted Shawls

by Sheryl Thies Martingale (January 19, 2010)

Adorn yourself with the exquisite textures, lacy patterns, and glorious colors of nature. Find 20 captivating wraps, shawls, and scarves in flattering styles ranging from casual accessories to elegant evening...

Knitting Circles around Socks: Knit Two at a Time on Circular Needles

by Antje Gillingham Martingale (August 07, 2007)

Why knit one sock and then start all over again to make a match? Instead, knit two socks at the same time on two circular needles! With this creative approach, you can slip a sock on each foot as soon as you...

Pure and Simple

by Maggie Bonanomi Martingale (May 01, 2018)

Follow this celebrated maker on a creative journey inspired by a simpler time. In Maggie Bonanomi's world, hand-drawn patterns and hand-dyed wool combine with artful motifs and casual stitches. The result is...

Stunning Stitches

by Jen Lucas Martingale (May 09, 2017)

Best-selling designer Jen Lucas puts her special spin on a unique collection of knitwear. Discover seven eye-catching stitch patterns, each used to create three distinctive accessories, such as a sensational...

101 Gorgeous Earrings

by Martingale Martingale (December 02, 2008)

If variety is the spice of life, this earring collection adds plenty of zest! Here in one volume is an exciting assortment of earring styles by leading designers. If you're looking for inspiration, just browse...

Happy-gurumi: 20 Super Cute Amigurumi Toys to Crochet

by Vanessa Chan Martingale (April 07, 2015)

So fun to stitch, these adorable softies have personality to spare. Even beginners can crochet a friendly dog, funny frog, hot air balloon, grinning birthday cake, and lots more.

Bathtime Buddies: 20 Crocheted Animals from the Sea

by Megan Kreiner Martingale (August 12, 2014)

Megan Kreiner, author of the best-selling book Crochet a Zoo, presents tub-safe toys that use water-friendly materials. Stitch seahorses, whales, dolphins, and more. Add clever finishing details.

Pick Your Stitch, Build a Blanket: 80 Knit Stitches, Endless Combinations

by Doreen L. Marquart Martingale (January 06, 2015)

Best-selling author Doreen L. Marquart shows how to turn your favorite stitches into stunning afghans. Enjoy 80 stitches and 11 projects, and learn about gauge, stitch counts, and repeats.

Sock-Yarn Shawls II: 16 Patterns for Lace Knitting

by Jen Lucas Martingale (January 06, 2015)

Master a variety of shawl constructions: top down, bottom up, crescent, short row, and circular. Begin with the basics and move on to create attach-as-you-go lace borders.

Pursenalities: 20 Great Knitted and Felted Bags

by Eva Wiechmann Martingale (September 21, 2004)

First knit, then felt--and let your "pursenality" pack a fashionable punch! From small, sleek handbags to roomy totes, these quick knitted and felted designs rank high on style and simplicity. You won't be able...

Simple Stitches: Knits with Textured Details

by Eva Wiechmann Martingale (April 21, 2009)

Welcome to the stress-free knitting zone! Here you'll find a wide assortment of classic and stylish patterns that are a joy to stitch. Garter, stockinette, seed stitch, and other basics shine in timeless designs...

Crocheted Socks!: 16 Fun-to-Stitch Patterns

by Janet Rehfeldt & Mary Jane Wood Martingale (August 01, 2003)

If you thought handmade socks were just for knitters, think again! This wonderful collection of crocheted socks range in style from fun to fashionable. Sixteen sock patterns are each given in a variety of sizes...

Knitted Finger Puppets: 34 Easy-to-Make Toys

by Meg Leach Martingale (October 21, 2008)

These darling little fellows are destined to become cherished favorites. Each cute finger puppet is modeled on popular kids' characters and everyday figures that are easy to make! Perfect for creating fun puppets...

Crochet for Tots: 20 Fresh and Fun Designs

by Nancy Queen Martingale (May 12, 2003)

Kids will be the hit of the party and the talk of the town in these downright adorable outfits! Even beginners can easily crochet projects that fit little girls and guys from six months to four years of age....

Ocean Breezes: Knitted Scarves Inspired by the Sea

by Sheryl Thies Martingale (September 17, 2007)

Find an ocean of possibilities for diving into a new knitting adventure! Distinctive scarf and shawl designs range from dainty and lacy to classic, cozy, fashion-forward, and fun. Choose from 25 skill-building...

Crochet from the Heart

by Kristin Spurkland Martingale (November 01, 2005)

Get inspired to crochet for a good time and a good cause! These easy crocheted designs make ideal gifts for family, friends, and charities--and will brighten the life of the maker and the recipient alike. Make...

Toe-Up Techniques for Hand-Knit Socks

by Janet Rehfeldt Martingale (November 18, 2008)

Here's your chance to knit socks that fit from toe to top! With these easy techniques you'll knit socks from the toe up rather than from the cuff down. The advantage? You can try on the socks as you go, for...

Saturday Sweaters: Easy to Knit, Easy to Wear

by Doreen L. Marquart Martingale (September 01, 2005)

Make the leap from knitting basic scarves to creating striking sweaters! These trouble-free designs are simple to knit. And with their cozy, built-in comfort, they're the sweaters you'll reach for first, day...

Mostly Mittens: Ethnic Knitting Designs from Russia

by Charlene Schurch Martingale (November 17, 2009)

Developed by Russia's Komi people, these patterns were originally passed down visually from knit pieces, so they're easy to understand and knit. They only look complex! This updated version of Charlene Schurch's...

Wrapped in Comfort: Knitted Lace Shawls

by Alison Jeppson Hyde Martingale (June 11, 2007)

Create these romantic shawls and scarves with fabulous fibers; then wrap yourself up in the inspiring stories behind the designs. Create 12 beautiful shawls in half-circle or full-circle shapes, plus four scarves...

The Pleasures of Knitting: Timeless Feminine Sweaters

by Ann McCauley Martingale (February 01, 2005)

Touchable textures, smooth shapes, and classic styles are at the heart of this collection of handknit sweaters. Choose from 13 gorgeous designs that focus on fitted silhouettes and fine gauges.

Dazzling Knits

by Patricia Werner Martingale (July 01, 2004)

Turn basic shapes into fashion statements with a simple "modular" method! The technique works like a puzzle: start by knitting one shape, and then build on that by knitting additional shapes to create a finished...

Lavish Lace: Knitting with Hand-Painted Yarns

by Carol Rasmussen Noble & Cheryl Potter Martingale (February 11, 2014)

Create over a dozen scarves and shawls that guarantee no hassles with fitting or shaping--one size fits all. Catch on to techniques quickly with patterns from beginning to advanced.

Sweet Pickles: 27 Adorable Knits for Babies and Toddlers

by Anna Enge & Heidi Gronvold Martingale (December 08, 2015)

Try your hand at sophisticated, modern knitwear patterns for babies and children, including hats, booties, pullovers, leggings, cardigans, and more--all fresh from Norway.

Pursenality Plus: 20 New Felted Bags

by Eva Wiechmann Martingale (January 16, 2006)

Knitters who had never "felt" this kind of fashion before are now hooked--they want more Pursenalities! This popular author is back with more fabulous knit-and-felt bags, along with fresh ideas for a "purse-onal"...

Kitty Knits: Projects for Cats and Their People

by Donna Druchunas Martingale (January 14, 2008)

It's the first knitting book entirely devoted to the funny, furry felines in our lives! Discover creative ways to knit up practical projects for kitties to love and cat-themed designs for owners to enjoy. Just...

Successful Lace Knitting: Celebrating the Work of Dorothy Reade

by Donna Druchunas Martingale (May 11, 2010)

This book presents not only a beautiful collection of patterns but also a fascinating biography of Dorothy Reade, arguably the mother of modern lace knitting. It's a must-have for any knitter who appreciates...

Knitting More Circles around Socks: Two at a Time, Toe Up or Cuff Down

by Antje Gillingham Martingale (June 09, 2009)

From the best-selling author of Knitting Circles around Socks, here's an exciting new collection of fun sock patterns! Now learn to knit two at a time on two circular needles, from the toe up! Includes both...

Knit Beanies: Easy to Make, Fun to Wear

by Karen M. Burns Martingale (June 14, 2016)

Whether you're new to knitting or looking for an easy project, these beanies are quick to knit and great for gifts.

Slip-Stitch Knits: Simple Colorwork Cowls, Scarves, and Shawls

by Sheryl Thies Martingale (June 09, 2015)

Best-selling author Sheryl Thies teaches how to create fascinating color patterns and contrast by slipping stitches. Knit 12 fabulous scarves and wraps, including a couple scarves suitable for men..

Cozy Stash-Busting Knits: 22 Patterns for Hats, Scarves, Cowls & More

by Jen Lucas Martingale (May 10, 2016)

Discover fashion-forward accessories to knit--including hats, shawls, mitts, mittens, scarves, and cowls--all designed for your favorite DK, worsted, and bulky yarns.

Crocheted Aran Sweaters

by Jane Snedden Peever Martingale (July 01, 2003)

Yes, it's true--you CAN create the classic style of Aran sweaters with crochet! These luxurious designs look and feel just like knitted garments. Ten sweaters and vests feature texture-filled stitch patterns...

Crocheted Sweaters: Simple Stitches, Great Designs

by Susan Huxley Martingale (September 14, 2001)

Take a fresh approach to a classic craft! Create these stylish crocheted designs, even if you've never held a crochet hook before. Learn a few basic crochet stitches step by step, and then combine them in innovative...

Crochet a Farm: 19 Cute-as-Can-Be Barnyard Creations

by Megan Kreiner Martingale (November 10, 2015)

The top-selling author of Crochet a Zoo has new crochet patterns for you! Learn to construct basic body shapes, then use clever customizing details to turn them into ponies, cows, pigs, and more.

Huggable Amigurumi: 18 Cute and Cuddly Animal Softies

by Shannen Chua Martingale (October 11, 2016)

Use your favorite yarns to crochet an adorable collection of cuddly amigurumi animals, including a lamb, giraffe, elephant, raccoon, turtle, turkey, and more.

Fair Isle Sweaters Simplified

by Eugene Bourgeois & Ann Bourgeois Martingale (June 12, 2000)

These vibrantly patterned sweaters come from Canada's acclaimed Philosopher's Wool Company, known best for their distinctive color palettes and two-handed Fair Isle method. Sixteen sophisticated sweater patterns...

Top Down Sweaters: Knit to Fit from Top to Bottom

by Doreen L. Marquart Martingale (February 01, 2007)

When it's time to knit a new sweater, start at the TOP! With this collection of comfy, cozy sweaters, you can start at the neck; then try on projects as you knit to make the bust, length, and sleeves fit to...

Knitting Pleats: Stunning Garments and Accessories

by Olga Pobedinskaya Martingale (September 13, 2011)

Learn to apply a time-honored design element to knitwear to create fascinating garments that are wonderfully unique. Knitting enthusiasts will love the range and inventiveness of these captivating designs. Use...

Knits from the North Sea: Lace in the Shetland Tradition

by Carol Rasmussen Noble & Margaret Leask Peterson Martingale (July 21, 2009)

The wait is finally over for new lace designs from popular author Carol Rasmussen Noble! Now she's joined by renowned Shetland Island lace expert Margaret Leask Peterson, and together they make lace knitting...

Knitting Circles around Mittens and More: Creative Projects on Circular Needles

by Antje Gillingham Martingale (January 17, 2012)

Following up her top-selling sock books, Antje Gillingham shows how to knit all sorts of stylish accessories-from mittens and gloves to hats and scarves-on circular needles.

Amigurumi On the Go: 30 Patterns for Crocheting Kids' Bags, Backpacks, and More

by Ana Paula Rimoli Martingale (September 18, 2012)

Best-selling author Ana Paula Rímoli makes practical accessories fun! Catch her zaniness and crochet an owl book bag, mushroom purse, pencil cases, assorted backpacks, and more.

The Yarn Stash Workbook: Great Ideas and Dozens of Projects

by Laura Militzer Bryant Martingale (May 22, 2006)

Get creative with your stash with this indispensable book! If you've got a mountain of yarn waiting to be transformed into something wonderful, you'll love these scores of tips for turning lonely skeins into...

Knitter's Know-How

by Cap Sease Martingale (September 13, 2016)

Baffled by buttonholes? Perplexed by pockets? Stumped by seams? Cap Sease, knitting expert and author of the best-selling Cast On, Bind Off, will help you start--and finish--like a pro. Learn different ways...

20 Easy Knitted Blankets and Throws: From the Staff at Martingale

by Martingale Martingale (May 14, 2013)

Discover 20 luxurious, simple-to-knit throws--a great value! Designs feature fibers from Brown Sheep Company, Cascade Yarns, Lion Brand Yarns, Plymouth Yarn, and other popular brands.

Modern Baby Crochet: Patterns for Decorating, Playing, and Snuggling

by Stacey Trock Martingale (January 07, 2014)

The best-selling author of Cuddly Crochet and Crocheted Softies presents 21 easy patterns for modern nurseries. Create everything from afghans to stuffed-animal bookends and lots of toys.