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Son of Stitch and Bitch has arrived!

This is a great book that’s loaded with edgy projects to knit and crochet for men. These are cool, hip designs that you’ll love to make for your guy or knit for yourself. This book is great value, with a total of 45 patterns for only $19.95. And we guarantee you’ll like the models…

If you’d like to meet the author, Debbie Stoller, be sure to register for the Canadian launch of her book on Sunday, December 2, from 6-9 p.m., at our Point Grey store. We hope you can join us!

We also have Louisa Harding’s gorgeous new book, “Knitting Little Luxuries, Beautiful Accessories to Knit”.

This book has over 20 great designs, divided into 4 sections: Eclectic and Quirky, Textured and Modern, Pretty and Feminine and Traditional and Folk. Choose a project based on your current mood… There are also some useful and informative sections on yarn information, abbreviations and various technique descriptions.

If you love to knit socks, check out our great selection of sock books. We have Interweave’s new “Favorite Socks” with 25 great sock designs:

Or a perennial favourite, “The Twisted Sisters Sock Workbook”:

We also have “Knitting Vintage Socks” by Nancy Bush:

Sock-lovers, take your pick! Or you might have to have them all…

For a great reference book that you’ll use repeatedly, check out “The Knitters Handy Book of Patterns” by Ann Budd. This book has many basic patterns for mitts, gloves, hats, scarves, socks, vests and sweaters in multiple sizes and gauges. There’s also tons of useful information on various essential topics.

Or for something completely different, check out the crocheted dolls called Amigurumi. We have Elisabeth Doherty’s book with patterns for the cutest little creatures:

For holiday knitting you can’t beat “Handknit Holidays” by Melanie Falick. This is an eclectic collection of more than 50 original gifts, decorations and garments for Christmas, Hanukkah and the Winter Solstice. Projects include colourful ornaments, Christmas stockings, a wire-and-bead menorah, sparkly ribbon scarves, gift bags and a range of super-quick projects for the last-minute holiday rush. There’s even a recipe for festive crescent cookies.

Or take a look at the Interweave “Christmas Stockings” book. There’s a captivating snowman stocking designed by Nicky Epstein, a keepsake stocking for a baby’s first Christmas, classic Argyle, Estonian and Gansey designs and some miniature stockings and mitts that would be perfect for tree ornaments and present decorations:

We have loads of other titles, come on in and check ‘em out!

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