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  • 201 Knitting Motifs, Blocks, Projects, and Ideas

    Learn how to knit all manner of motifs and stitch patterns with this amazing, comprehensive guide. Whether you simply want to expand your repertoire of stitches, make one of the 50+ projects or take inspiration from the innumerable patterns available, there'll be something in 201 Knitting Motifs for everyone!

    • Basic Techniques – offers an excellent step-by-step, illustrated guide so that no stitch will beyond your ability
    • Blocks – covers everything from Textured Motifs, Cables and Ribbing, to Lace, Stripes & Color, Intarsia, Fair Isle, Ripples, Embroidery and more - so you will always have a stitch at hand for any project you may have!
    • Projects – an opportunity to try out some of these amazing stitches with over 50 patterns such as a Lace Bed Throw, a Ripple Mug Cosy, a Cable Hot Water Bottle, a Bee Mobile, Fingerless Gloves, Floral Bunting and many others
    • Advice – for designing your own makes, so you can treat the motifs as a jumping-off point

  • 60 Quick Knits for Beginners

    60 Quick Knits for Beginners is ideal for every novice knitter picking up needles for the first time, offering a wide array of creative techniques and attractive patterns.

    Accessible, fun, illustrated with step-by-step instructions and featuring insightful sidebars throughout, it offers a variety of irresistible projects, from scarves, cowls and mittens to shawls, socks and baby clothes. And though several garments have instructions specifically written for beginners, they're chic enough for experienced knitters, too!

    Look inside to view pages from the book.

  • Bookbinding

    Bookbinding is a unique and essential reference guide for designers, explaining industrial bookbinding techniques with a focus on the design and conception of print products.

    Packed full of insights from the world's best bookbinders, it contains everything you need to know about folding, stitching and binding to create beautiful books.

  • Double Wide Dresden Book

    What is a Double Wide Dresden? It's a fast, fun way to make classic Dresden blocks!

    These 36-degree Dresdens require only 10 wedges (instead of the traditional 20). Cut sewing time in half and create all the beauty with none of the fuss. There are no hand-appliquéd centres – instead, stars appear with no raw edges! You can even cut wedges from strip sets.

    Make projects even easier with the companion Double Wide Dresden Ruler (not included).

  • Drawing School: Fundamentals for the Beginner

    Structured like a traditional drawing class, Drawing School: Fundamentals for the Beginner covers the concepts all serious beginning artists need in order to master basic drawing skills, including form, space, depth, proportion, composition, perspective and more.

    To start the exploration, the author demonstrates how to use the different types of drawing tools, including how to hold a pencil, how to use supports and how to make a variety of marks and strokes. Artists will discover helpful information for understanding value and learning to create a value scale, as well as how to build value in their drawings using various techniques. Throughout, myriad step-by-step exercises and drawing projects encourage artists to put their new-found knowledge to use and practice the concepts and techniques demonstrated. With the skills and techniques they acquire in this comprehensive yet affordable drawing course, beginning artists will be ready to take their artwork to the next level.

    Filled with beautiful artwork that will inspire budding artists to continue to build and grow their craft, Drawing School: Fundamentals for the Beginner is the perfect place to start a mastery of fine art.

  • Granny Squares Home

    Add cheerful, vibrant bursts of colour and style to your home armed with just a crochet hook and some oddments of yam. Granny squares are a thrifty, fun and fashionable way to use up your yarn stash by creating adorable accessories for every part of your home.

    From gorgeous blankets to cute toys this book is packed with inspiring projects that will get you hooked.