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Knit and Crochet at Stitch This!
The most versatile books you can keep in your library are those with knitting techniques or crochet help. One good reference book will get you through many, many patterns.

Choosing a reference book is like pairing a fine wine with a delicious meal. Check out these popular technique books (and our pairing selections) below. We’ve also included a tip about how to qualify for FREE shipping!


A to Z of KnittingFor Beginning Knitting:

Now in paperback, this must-have resource offers all the knitting know-how you’ll ever need. With over 1000 close-up photographs featuring real hands holding real yarn and needles, there’s no easier way to learn.
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Knitted Scarves Knit Bright
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The Sock Knitter's HandbookFor Sock Knitting:

Love knitting socks but sometimes hit a snag? Carry this handy answer book in your knitting bag! Well-known experts Charlene Schurch and Beth Parrott demystify all aspects of sock knitting.
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Terrific Toe-Up Socks Knitting Scandinavian Slippers and Socks
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The NEW Knitter's TemplateFor Garment Knitting:

This is the must-have guidebook for anyone who wants to stitch knits that fit and flatter! You’ll find the techniques and templates from the original edition along with even more tips and tricks, plus the answers to FAQs from readers.
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Seamless (or Nearly Seamless) Knits Saturday Style
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A to Z of CrochetFor Beginning Crochet:

Whether you’re a new crocheter or just want to try new techniques, this must-have resource offers all the know-how you’ll ever need. Learn the easy way with more than 1000 close-up photographs featuring real hands holding real yarn.
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Happy-gurumi Boho Crochet

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Get Hooked on Tunisian CrochetFor Tunisian Crochet:

Tunisian crochet is a generations-old needlework technique that today’s crocheters–and knitters–are rediscovering. Also known as afghan stitch, this versatile technique is worked on a long needle with a crochet hook at one end.
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Tunisian Crochet Encore

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How do you like to learn a new technique: by reading about the basics first, or jumping in feet first and getting help later? Tell us in the comments!


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