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THE ULTIMATE ALL-AROUND STITCH DICTIONARY de Wendy Bernard

A comprehensive collection of stitch patterns from knitwear designer Wendy Bernard.

THE ULTIMATE ALL-AROUND STITCH DICTIONARY
by Wendy Bernard
‎Abrams, October 2022

Stitch dictionaries are one of the most valuable references on a knitter’s bookshelf, holding all the information needed to begin a project, hone your skills, and expand your knitting mastery. In the truest sense, a stitch dictionary is a resource and wealth of information—filled with the basics to get you started, the classics you rely on, and even some new stitches that stoke your creativity. In THE ULTIMATE ALL-AROUND STITCH DICTIONARY, Wendy Bernard packs all the stitch patterns you could ever wish for into a single, handy new volume.
Featuring all the great stitch patterns from the
Up, Down, All-Around and the Knitting All Around stitch dictionaries, along with 30 new stitches, Bernard presents patterns for top down, bottom up, back and forth, and in the round knitting. With all of the stitches you want in one place along with new patterns places, this book is among the must-have dictionaries out there—and a new format and lower price point make it even more irresistible.

Wendy Bernard is the author of seven books, including the Custom Knits series and Knitted Gifts for All Seasons. She lives in California with her family.

MAKE THRIFT MEND de Katrina Rodabaugh

Slow fashion influencer Katrina Rodabaugh, bestselling author of Mending Matters, teaches readers how to mend, patch, dye, and alter clothing for an environmentally conscious, reimagined wardrobe.

MAKE THRIFT MEND:
Stitch, Patch, Darn, Plant-Dye & Love Your Wardrobe
by Katrina Rodabaugh
Abrams, April 2021

Slow fashion influencer Katrina Rodabaugh follows her bestselling book, Mending Matters, with a comprehensive guide to building (and keeping) a wardrobe that matters. Whether you want to repair your go-to jeans, refresh a favorite garment, alter or dye clothing you already have—this book has all the know-how you’ll need. Woven throughout are stories, essays, and a slow fashion call-to-action, encouraging readers to get involved or deepen their commitment to changing the destructive habit of overconsumption. Rodabaugh has an engaged community (her kits are in high demand and her classes sell out quickly) and a proven ability to tempt sewists and nonsewists alike to take up needle and thread.

Katrina Rodabaugh is an award-winning artist and writer working across disciplines to explore environmental and social issues through craft techniques. Her writing and work have appeared in the New York Times, Boston Globe, Martha Stewart Living, Mother Earth Living, Sewing Magazine, Sunset magazine, Sweet Paul Magazine, Taproot magazine, and more. Rodabaugh teaches and speaks at craft gatherings across the United States, including to standing-room only crowds at the popular New York State Sheep & Wool Festival. Rodabaugh currently lives in the Hudson Valley of New York.