Do-it-yourself books, guides, self-help books, and manuals. From crafting to counter-culture to just plain bizarre.

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  1. Woodland Knits

    Woodland Knits: Over 20 Enchanting Patterns


    Stephanie Dosen's Tiny Owl Knits has quickly gained iconic status among knitters: her patterns are brisk sellouts (at $5.50 per pattern) online, and she has been given feature coverage in both mainstream and knitting magazines, including Bust, Handmade Living, Simply Knitting, and Yarn Forward. Learn More
  2. Weekend Sewing

    Weekend Sewing: More Than 40 Projects and Ideas for Inspired Stitching


    More than just a pair of days, a weekend is also a state of mind—a feeling of relaxation and the freedom to immerse ourselves fully in a favorite activity. Learn More
  3. Weekend Handmade

    Weekend Handmade: More Than 40 Projects And Ideas For Inspired Crafting


    In Weekend Handmade, author Kelly Wilkinson encourages readers to celebrate the joy of crafting, both for the satisfaction of making something by hand, and because the finished items serve as reminders of time taken to slow down and create – no matter the day of the week. Learn More
  4. Vintage Knits for Modern Babies

    Vintage Knits for Modern Babies


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    Vintage Knits for Modern Babies presents twenty-five vintage-inspired patterns from the stylish baby knitwear label, Learn More
  5. Vintage Design Workshop

    Vintage Design Workshop: Knitting Techniques for Modern Style


    Discover knitting techniques that allow you to adapt vintage patterns into the perfect fit for modern-day style! Learn More
  6. Vintage Craft Workshop
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    Tiny Yarn Animals: Amigurumi Friends To Make And Enjoy


    From the creator of, a collection of adorable crocheted creatures. Learn More
  8. yarn girls' guide to simple knits

    The Yarn Girls' Guide To Simple Knits


    In their bustling New York City yarn shop Julie Carles and Jordana Jacobs ó a.k.a. the Yarn Girls ó have helped thousands of new and lapsed knitters rediscover the pleasures of knitting. Learn More
  9. Vintage Table

    The Vintage Table: Personal Treasures and Standout Settings


    Your table is not only the place where you gather for meals–it is also a canvas for your creativity and for the treasures you’ve gathered over the years. Each day offers you a chance to surround yourself with what you love, whether you’re enjoying cereal from a punchy yellow gnome bowl, inviting friends over to test your latest recipe served on cherry red retro plates, or holding a formal dinner using delicate family china. Learn More
  10. The Shape of Knitting

    The Shape of Knitting: A Master Class in Increases, Decreases, and Other Forms of Shaping


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    In The Shape of Knitting, innovative designer Lynne Barr gives readers a fascinating, in-depth master class on the techniques that can be used to shape flat and dimensional pieces of knitting—increases, decreases, short rows, dividing and combining stitches, and adding sections. Learn More
  11. The Joy of Sox

    The Joy of Sox: 30+ Must-Knit Designs


    Sox rocks! Here comes the hottest collection of knitted socks yet, filled with 30-plus designs, a variety of techniques, tips, and playful trivia from those in the know. And it’s all in one flirtatiously fresh package. Learn More
  12. The Cute Book

    The Cute Book


    This book of mascots, accessories, and clothing features works by the masters of kawaii (Japanese cute). Learn More
  13. The Big-Ass Book of Crafts 2:

    The Big-Ass Book of Crafts 2: Bigger, Better, Sassier!


    Searching for crafty inspiration? Eager to try some new techniques? Need some more junk for your trunk? Well, look no further! Learn More
  14. The Big-Ass Book of Crafts

    The Big-Ass Book of Crafts


    More than 150 crafts to fill your home, give to friends, decorate the yard, or send to mom. Learn More
  15. Sweet Dress Book

    Sweet Dress Book: 23 Dresses of Pattern Arrangement


    Fresh from Bunka, the Japanese publisher of Pattern Magic and Drape Drape, comes this stylish book for home sewers. Sweet Dress Book comes with six patterns you can use to make 23 different stylish outfits. An entire wardrobe in one little book! Learn More
  16. Sweet & Nostalgic Designs In Japan

    Sweet And Nostalgic Designs In Japan: Handicrafts, Graphics, Architecture And More


    Pre-loved furniture, antique kimonos in vibrant patterns, dangerously seductive piece of irresistible junk: at every antique market one encounters odd yet oddly adorable items that elicit an involuntary chuckle. Learn More
  17. Stylish Dress Book

    Stylish Dress Book: Wear with Freedom


    Japanese style has long been admired for its grace and artistry. Add to that a sense of fun, and you have the Stylish Dress Book. Learn More
  18. Stylish Dress Book

    Stylish Dress Book: Simple Smocks, Dresses and Tops


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    Stylish Dress Book features an A to Z of cool tops and tunic dresses that you can wear anywhere. Learn More
  19. Stylish Dress Book: Clothing For Everyday Wear

    Stylish Dress Book: Clothing for Everyday Wear


    Stylish Dress Book features a selection of beautiful clothes that you can wear every day. Using simple shapes and individual details, this book shows you how to craft a stylish collection of garments to your own taste. For anyone who knows the frustration of going to the mall and finding racks of identikit clothes in cheap fabrics, this book offers a fabulous homemade alternative. As every sewist knows, DIY fashion is the best way to be stylish. Learn More
  20. Stitched Gifts

    Stitched Gifts: 25 Sweet and Simple Embroidery Projects for Every Occasion


    From Jessica Marquez, founder of the popular blog and shop Miniature Rhino, Stitched Gifts offers irresistible embroidery projects for every occasion—weddings, holidays, baby showers, anniversaries, or just because. Learn More
  21. Stitch Magic

    Stitch Magic: A Compendium of Sewing Techniques for Sculpting Fabric into Exciting New Forms and Fashions


    In Stitch Magic, fashion and textile expert Alison Reid teaches sewers how to manipulate and sculpt fabric by using such techniques as folding, cutting, pleating, tucking, gathering, and stitching, creating entirely new surfaces and textures in the process. Learn More
  22. Stitch 'n Bitch

    Stitch 'n Bitch: The Knitter's Handbook


    Stitch-by-stitch instructions * 40 fresh patters * How to start your own knitting group * and everything you need to know to get your knit on. Learn More
  23. Stitch 'n Bitch Superstar Knitting (back cover)

    Stitch 'n Bitch Superstar Knitting: Go Beyond the Basics


    Knitters: It's time to take it to the next level. And who better than Debbie Stoller to show you how. The expert knitter and gifted, edgy author who introduced knitting to a new generation with her New York Times bestseller, Stitch 'n Bitch: The Knitter's Handbook, now shows her readers how to do more—lots more. Learn More
  24. Stitch 'n Bitch Nation

    Stitch 'n Bitch Nation


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    500 Hip, even funkier patterns! Plus how to make any knitting pattern your own, insider tips, profiles of groups, and more! Learn More
  25. Stitch 'n Bitch Crochet

    Stitch 'n Bitch Crochet: The Happy Hooker


    Stitch-by-stitch instructions so clear anyone can learn to crochet - even a knitter! Learn More

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