Field Guide No. 18 available now!
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These little books, published every few months, are created by a dream team, led by legendary editor of beautiful craft books, Melanie Falick. Each volume contains a small, choice collection of patterns by a favorite designer. From the making of the samples by expert knitters all over the country but especially in Virginia, to the styling and photography by world-class talents in California, to our own search for words that we hope will cheer, enlighten, and do justice to the designers’ vision—it’s a labor of love, and a team effort.
~by Kay Gardiner, Ann Shayne
No. 18: Beginnings
Designer Karida Collins makes it all so simple. The mission? A collection of designs so elemental, so distilled, that every knitter can make them. Whether you’re new to knitting or a seasoned veteran, these six patterns will make you very happy. Let’s begin again, with these artful, modern, clever—and easy—projects.
No. 17: Lopi
Five fast designs! A new season brings us the colorful imagination of Mary Jane Mucklestone and a gigantic palette of Léttlopi yarn.
No. 16: Painterly.
Kaffe Fassett to the rescue! For knitters used to working only stranded colorwork, the beloved master of color and pattern offers an introduction to rhythmic, geometric intarsia. A collection of 5 designs to dazzle and amuse!
No. 15: Open
Modern lace. From the playful imagination of Jeanette Sloan come 5 gorgeous patterns that explore the magical effects of lace.
No. 14: Refresh
A welcome breeze of clean, fresh designs from Carol Feller, the Irish designer whose work we have loved for many years.
No. 13: Master Class
Kaffe Fassett brings us the most exhilarating knitting we know. We believe you are about to fall in love.
No. 12: Big Joy
Superchunky, super fast, these 5 modern designs from Jen Geigley are what gift knitting is all about.
No. 11: Wanderlust
Consider this the only book of sock patterns you'll ever need. The essential introduction to one of knitting's greatest pleasures: the handknit sock. Designer: Wendy Bernard.
No. 10: Downtown
Three new designs that capture the cool, wearable vibe of Isabell Kraemer.
No. 9: Revolution
A new order of knitting, from the mind of revolutionary cable innovator Norah Gaughan.
No. 8: Merry Making
From Thea Colman, five clever designs for a quick present—or a pile of them.
No. 7: Ease
Let the sun shine with Julia Farwell-Clay's summery, carry-along designs.
No. 6: Transparency
Lighten up your knitting with a blast of fresh air—four beautiful patterns by Amy Christoffers.
No. 5: Sequences
Pure joy. Beautiful knit and purl patterns, exploring Cecelia Campochiara's brilliant idea, sequence knitting.
No. 4: Log Cabin
Our concise guide to a simple, limitless way to knit. With 3 clever patterns. Patterns by Kay Gardiner, Ann Weaver.
No. 3: Wild Yarns
A love affair with the most colorful yarns. Patterns by Kirsten Kapur, Sue McCain, Dianna Walla.
No. 2: Fair Isle
Ease your way into color work. Patterns by Véronik Avery, Ann Budd, Michèle Rose Orne.
No. 1: Stripes
A stripe for every knitter. Patterns by Mary Jane Mucklestone, Antonia Shankland, Ann Weaver.
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