Friday, January 16, 2015

Ready to Go Book Display: Knitting

Welcome to our series, "Ready to Go!" Book Display. Once a month, we'll highlight the latest or greatest for every age group (Adults, Teens and Children) that you can promote within your library or order for your collection. 

My library is starting a new monthly knitting group for adults and the patrons are really excited. With that in mind, I've been inspired to share new knitting titles this month.

Recommendations for Adults:

Kristen Tendyke will teach you how to knit the perfect sweater - no assembly required.

More Monster Knit for Little Monsters by Nuriya Khegay (Jan 2015)
A follow-up to Monster Knits for Little Monsters, get ready for another adorable collection of 20 animal-themed hat and mitten sets for babies and toddlers.

 Animal Hats to Knit by Luise Roberts (Jan 2015)
Adults and children alike with love this collection of adorable knitted hats, including a funky fox, huggable bear, and an elegant grasshopper.

Fun and Fantastical Slippers to Knit by Mary Scott Huff (Dec 2014)
Add a little fun to indoor footwear.

Yarn, Yarn, Yarn: 50 Fun Crochet and Knitting Projects to Color Your World by Susanna Zacke and Sania Hedengren (Nov 2014)
Follow interior decorators Susanne and Sania as they redesign their world with vivid colors and playful patterns.

Knitting Wizardry: 27 Spellbinding Projects by Amy Clarke Moore (Aug 2014)
An enchanted knitting collection that will take readers deep into the realm of wizards, witches, and magical creatures.

Sockupied: 20 Knit Projects to Satisfy Your Sock Obsession by Anne Merrow (Aug 2014)
A collection of 20 sock patterns for the first time in book form from the eMag Sockupied.

Recommendations for Teens:

Faux Taxidermy Knits: 15 Wild Animal Knitting Patterns by Louise Walker (Oct 2014)
Tap into the trend for taxidermy inspired craft projects in knitting form.

Knit Your Own Zombie by Fiona Goble (Dec 2012)
From your traditional living-dead moaners to the hard-partying Zombie Rock Star and deliciously evil Zombie Chef, each one of these creatures is easy to knit and hard to kill.

Huge & Huggable Mochimochi by Anna Hrachovec (Oct 2013)
20 large-scale knitting projects from a massive monster truck to a pirate pillow pal.

Knit Your Own Moustache by Vicky Eames (June 2013)
Become a punk, a Victorian gent, a gnome, or even a pirate - all it takes is one of these 20 knitted disguises.

Recommendations for Children:

Cool Knitting for Kids by Alex Kuskowski (Sept 2014)
Part of the Cool Fiber Art series, this book provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for knitting projects including mitts, scarf, and bag.

The Mitten String by Jennifer Rosner and Kristina Swarner (Oct 2014)
Ruthie Tober's family is known for the beautiful, warm mittens they knit so when she and her mother meet a deaf woman and her baby and give them shelter,, Ruthie decides to design very special mittens for them.

Knit Your Bit: A World War I Story by Deborah Hopkinson (Feb 2013)
Mikey's dad has left home to fight overseas during World War I, and Mikey wants to do something BIG to help.

My First Knitting Book by Claire Montgomerie (July 2013)
Teaches children ages 7+ how to knit different stitches and patterns.

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