Blog & features: Book reviews

'Knitting Brioche: The Essential Guide' by Nancy Marchant

13 January 2016

Brioche knitting was for me, for a long time was a mysterious and intimidating beast, with its own set of unfamiliar abbreviations and mythical qualities – a wide rib pattern that’s – stretchy yet stable,… Read more

Exploring Colour in Knitting

5 January 2013

I was lucky enough to receive a new addition to my knitting library from an office secret Santa; Exploring Colour in Knitting by Sarah Hazell and Emma King. Clearly this was a Santa who knows me very… Read more

Poems of Colour: Knitting in the Bohus Tradition

19 February 2012

I’ve had my eye on this book by Wendy Keele since discovering Bohus sweaters on the Bohusläns Museum website. I don’t remember how I came across it but was particularly taken with ‘Grey mist’ and… Read more