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Michael Pearson's Traditional Knitting - Book

"Michael Pearsons’s Traditional Knitting – Aran, Fair Isle and fisher ganseys" by Michael Pearson; 1984,1985; soft cover; 205 pages.

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"The Edge" Books

Knitting On The Edge: ribs, ruffles, lace, fringes, flora, points & picots by Nicky Epstein; 2004; hardcover; 168 pages.

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"Tradition" Gift

Tim (teejtc) started up a nice idea of the "Tradition" gift a while back. Patrick (celowin) was the next to offer something and now I'd like to follow suit and offer a gift.

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New Knitting Video Podcast

I just wanted to let you know about a new knitting video podcast (just 2 episodes so far) called "Knitterati".

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Reader's Digest Knitter's Handbook - Book

"The Reader's Digest Knitter's Handbook - A comprehensive guide to the principles and techniques of handknitting" by Montse Stanley; 1986,2001; softcover; 318 pages.

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New Directions in Fair Isle Knitting - Book

New Directions in Fair Isle Knitting by Patty Knox, 1985, hardcover, oversize, 119 pages, out of print.

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4 New Lucy Neatby Instructional DVD's!

Lucy Neatby has to be one of the top knitting artists and instructors. I have her other DVD's and loved them.

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Fiddly Projects

Here are a couple of projects to pass the time until my knitting wools arrive from the Shetland Islands.

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Useful Items for Stranded Knitting

Here are two devices I found useful for stranded knitting. Neither is new but I thought I'd post about them for anyone who is considering this knitting technique.

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Bunnykins Mug

I just couldn't resist the purchase of the Royal Doulton mug dated 1936. When you look at the photos, I think you'll agree it is a must-have!

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