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Knitting Fashion Sweaters for Today

by Linda Macho Dover Publications (August 04, 2014)

Twenty-one classic sweater designs reproduced from rare thread company publications. Includes instructions, photographs, table of switchable yarns and needle conversion chart. Twenty-one illustrations.


Big Book of Favorite Crochet Patterns

by Mary Carolyn Waldrep Dover Publications (August 04, 2014)

Richly illustrated treasury of patterns for doilies, tablecloths, placemats, bedspreads, and edgings. Includes designs for a spectacular Florentine banquet cloth and a charming Land of Nod spread for a child's...


Knitting in the Nordic Tradition

by Vibeke Lind & Annette Allen Jensen Dover Publications (April 07, 2014)

Richly illustrated with photos, charts, and drawings, this guide to Scandinavian knitting features patterns for a wealth of handmade treasures. More than 100 graphed patterns in the authentic Nordic tradition...


Miniature Needlepoint Rugs for Dollhouses: Charted for Easy Use

by Susan McBaine Dover Publications (May 05, 2014)

These 37 rug designs are charted for easy use on #18 canvas: Oriental, Persian, Early American, and more.


Crochet Workshop

by James Walters Dover Publications (March 05, 2014)

Outstanding guide for crocheters of all levels covers all aspects of crochet stitches and technique, from yarn selection to edgings, borders, and braid. Profusely illustrated with drawings, diagrams, and photographs....


Masterpieces of Irish Crochet Lace: Techniques, Patterns, Instructions

by Thérèse de Dillmont Dover Publications (March 05, 2014)

Crocheters at every level of expertise will appreciate these versatile patterns and their complete instructions for 30 motifs, 12 intricate grounds, and a variety of traditional footings and borders. 100 photos....


The Crochet Workbook

by James Walters & Sylvia Cosh Dover Publications (February 20, 2014)

More than a manual on techniques or a pattern book, this guide suggests innovative approaches to traditional hooks, stitches, and yarns. More than 80 color photographs and 49 line drawings.


Traditional Edgings to Crochet

by Rita Weiss Dover Publications (April 09, 2012)

Create heirloom-quality edgings in filigree, filet crochet, and floral patterns. Over 130 designs for enhancing collars, cuffs, lingerie, napkins, and other items. Step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations....


The Crocheter's Treasure Chest: 80 Classic Patterns for Tablecloths, Bedspreads, Doilies and Edgings

by Mary Carolyn Waldrep Dover Publications (January 17, 2013)

Detailed instructions and illustrations for 80 lovely items: elegant edgings, "Diamonds and Arrowheads" bedspread, "Enchantress" tablecloth, more. For crocheters at all levels.


Lace and Lace Making

by Marian Powys Dover Publications (February 05, 2013)

Comprehensive, profusely illustrated book, written with charm and enthusiasm, discusses techniques of making, mending, cleaning, and caring for lace. Over 100 large photos identify scores of important laces....


150 Favorite Crochet Designs

by Mary Carolyn Waldrep Dover Publications (April 26, 2012)

A wonderful collection of classic heirloom-quality patterns for tablecloths, bedspreads, doilies, edgings, and more. Complete list of materials and detailed instructions are included. 140 illustrations.


The Tatter's Treasure Chest

by Mary Carolyn Waldrep Dover Publications (May 25, 2012)

Over 100 outstanding tatting designs from long out-of-print thread company leaflets, ranging from tiny coasters to a handsome checkerboard luncheon set. Instructions and photographs of each completed design....


Floral Crochet

by Mary Carolyn Waldrep Dover Publications (January 27, 2012)

Rare floral patterns include delicate 3-piece filet crochet vanity set, exquisite pillow case edgings, more. Easy-to-follow instructions. Over 40 illustrations.


Needle-Made Laces and Net Embroideries: Reticella Work, Carrickmacross Lace, Princess Lace and Other Traditional Techniques

by Doris Campbell Preston Dover Publications (October 24, 2012)

Classic guide gives complete instructions, stitch diagrams for beautiful designs of single-thread and needlestyle of lace-making. 77 illustrations.


Tatting Doilies and Edgings

by Rita Weiss Dover Publications (May 15, 2012)

Make over 30 tatted doilies and more than 50 edgings with these patterns, photographs, and easy-to-follow instructions.


Filet Crochet: Projects and Charted Designs

by Mrs. F. W. Kettelle Dover Publications (April 26, 2012)

Over 50 elegant, simple crochet designs: doilies, tablecloths, panels, borders, centerpieces, baby items, many more.


Renaissance Patterns for Lace, Embroidery and Needlepoint

by Federico Vinciolo Dover Publications (November 05, 2012)

Superb reproduction of most popular 16th-century lace design book. Nearly 100 original patterns for point coupe, reticella, and guipure; the second part describes square netting and embroidery. 83 full-page...


Victorian Alphabets, Monograms and Names for Needleworkers: from Godey's Lady's Book

by Godey’s Lady’s Book & Rita Weiss Dover Publications (December 26, 2012)

173 popular names, 143 monograms. 49 alphabets, borders, ribbons, more. All designed for sewing.


Miniature Crocheting and Knitting for Dollhouses

by Rosemary Drysdale Dover Publications (March 29, 2012)

40 tiny and charming delights — all easy to execute; requiring very little yarn, thread, or floss; and very little time. Complete instructions. 89 illustrations.


Elegant Tatting Patterns

by Janet Carroll Dover Publications (May 25, 2012)

Experienced tatters seeking particularly delicate and beautiful projects will treasure this compilation of 44 patterns, including the Ellipse, the Crowning Touch, and dainty edgings for tablecloths, napkins,...


Treasury of Smocking Designs

by Allyne S. Holland Dover Publications (June 18, 2012)

Two dozen patterns to enhance clothing, pillows, purses, and other special items. All designs shown in color on covers.


Decorative Alphabets Charted Designs

by Barbara Christopher Dover Publications (June 14, 2012)

Charted designs for 29 distinctive alphabets. Letters on balloons, trains, more. Ideal for counted cross-stich, needlepoint. Instructions, color keys.


Wild Animals Charted Designs

by Celeste Plowden Dover Publications (April 02, 2012)

A full-maned lion, a seated giraffe, and many more — plus 12 animal border designs perfect for the needlework arts. Complete instructions for 50 delightful charted designs.


Easy Tatting

by Rozella Florence Linden Dover Publications (June 26, 2013)

Illustrations and step-by-step instructions for creating lovely tatted designs to fill a treasure chest: snowflake ornaments, choker necklaces, a delicate holly mat, and other lovely projects.


White Work: Techniques and 188 Designs

by Carter Houck Dover Publications (June 10, 2013)

Thorough guide to elegant form of contemporary embroidery, with illustrated instructions and patterns for 20 stitches, plus 188 embroidery patterns keyed to those stitches. Magnificent florals, borders, alphabets,...


First Book of Modern Lace Knitting

by Marianne Kinzel Dover Publications (June 26, 2013)

Easily learned, low-cost fundamental methods for over 25 distinctive projects, including Rose Leaf, English Crystal, Mosaic, Coronet, Valentine, Celandine, more. Includes diagrams, charts, and photographs of...


Mary Thomas's Book of Knitting Patterns

by Mary Thomas Dover Publications (March 25, 2013)

A widely used instruction book of classic knitting patterns and how to create them. Patterns — illustrated in charts, diagrams, and photographs — range from cross and cross-over motifs to lace knitting,...


Mary Thomas's Knitting Book

by Mary Thomas Dover Publications (June 26, 2013)

Classic "how-to" book covers everything from winding yarn and fundamental stitches to making patterns and garments, blocking, and more with over 250 technique diagrams illustrating every basic step and pattern....


Patterns for Guernseys, Jerseys & Arans

by Gladys Thompson Dover Publications (June 26, 2013)

Fully illustrated guide features 82 patterns for traditional fishermen's sweaters. Collected from sources throughout the British Isles, these sweaters and cardigans for men and women range from lightweight jerseys...


Traditional Knitting Patterns: from Scandinavia, the British Isles, France, Italy and Other European Countries

by James Norbury Dover Publications (June 26, 2013)

Hundreds of knitting patterns complete with easy-to-follow directions and examples of finished work. Long section on fishermen's sweaters. One of the most comprehensive books available.


Blackwork Embroidery

by Elizabeth Geddes & Moyra McNeill Dover Publications (January 03, 2013)

Modern version of traditional craft; materials, techniques, patterns, projects. 320 illustrations.


Bobbin Lace: An Illustrated Guide to Traditional and Contemporary Techniques

by Brigita Fuhrmann Dover Publications (July 18, 2012)

Modern, step-by-step approach shows how to create every variety of bobbin lace, from the simplest stitches to the most challenging patterns. Suitable for needleworkers at all levels. 279 illustrations.


Old-Time Tools & Toys of Needlework

by Gertrude Whiting Dover Publications (February 05, 2013)

More than 200 illustrations of hoops, frames, pins, pincushions, punches, bobbins, bodkins, shuttles, spinning wheels, sewing machines, and more from a wide array of cultures. Index.


Weaving a Navajo Blanket

by Gladys A. Reichard Dover Publications (December 05, 2012)

This guide was written by a noted ethnologist who learned the principles of weaving directly from Navajo artisans. She shares their materials and methods, commenting on history, patterns, symbolism, more. 97...


Victorian Fancy Stitchery: Techniques and Designs

by Flora Klickmann Dover Publications (February 05, 2013)

Abundantly illustrated instructions for projects ranging from Venetian crochet and elegant hardanger work to bead embroidery on netting. A valuable reference for collectors. 244 illustrations.


A Handbook of Weaves: 1875 Illustrations

by G. H. Oelsner Dover Publications (December 26, 2012)

Lucid text and 1,875 illustrations offer thorough survey, from simple draft and plain weaves to fancy weaves. Coverage includes basket and rib weaves; corkscrew, interlocking, and herringbone fancy twills; hundreds...


Old-Fashioned Ribbon Trimmings and Flowers

by Mary Brooks Picken Dover Publications (June 15, 2012)

Fold and sew ribbon strips into daisies, grape clusters, rosebuds, dahlias, violets, much more. Over 30 projects. Illustrations and simple instructions.


Favorite Irish Crochet Designs

by Rita Weiss Dover Publications (May 14, 2012)

Step-by-step instructions and 40 illustrations for making 20 beautiful projects: tablecloths, bedspreads, lingerie, pillows, clothing. Delicate patterns include Cinderella, Dublin Beauty, more.


Crocheting Teddy Bears: 16 Designs for Toys

by Barbara Jacksier & Ruth Jacksier Dover Publications (August 08, 2012)

Sixteen easy-to-follow projects include Panda Bear, British Bear, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Roosevelt Bears, more. Helpful illustrations complement easy-to-follow instructions. Clothing patterns included....


Celtic Charted Designs

by Co Spinhoven Dover Publications (August 01, 2012)

Over 300 lovely designs from Book of Kells, Tara Brooch, and other authentic Celtic sources: spiral work, knot work, biomorphic patterns, more.


Country Tools and How to Use Them

by Percy W. Blandford Dover Publications (August 27, 2012)

Profusely illustrated guide to early tools and their functions depicts and describes scores of devices — from hammers, planes, and saws to tools for blacksmithing, weaving, and baking.


Celtic Animals Charted Designs

by Ina Kliffen Dover Publications (October 24, 2012)

43 color-coded charts, complete instructions, and easy-to-follow diagrams enable even beginners to create a wealth of fabulous patterns for a variety of needlecraft projects.


Fair Isle Knitting

by Sarah Don Dover Publications (October 10, 2012)

Don starts with clear samples and charts for 28 traditional Fair Isle knit designs and then moves on to simple instructions for 13 authentic garments, including jumpers, pullovers, and scarves.


Designs and Patterns for Embroiderers and Craftspeople

by William Briggs & Co. & Marion Nichols Dover Publications (December 20, 2012)

Over 500 royalty-free motifs reproduced from finest Victorian source, classified according to type. Wide variety of flowers, greenery, sprays, butterflies, owls, insects, more. Large and small motifs as well...


101 Needlepoint Stitches and How to Use Them: Fully Illustrated with Photographs and Diagrams

by Hope Hanley Dover Publications (May 17, 2012)

Treasury of over 100 decorative stitches, with an easy-to-read chart and an actual-size photograph for each one. 150 illustrations. 98 photographs.


Tatted Snowflakes

by Vida Sunderman Dover Publications (February 09, 2012)

Instructions for tatting 40 elegant snowflake designs in many different sizes, for all skill levels. 40 photos.


The Whole Craft of Spinning: From the Raw Material to the Finished Yarn

by Carol Kroll Dover Publications (February 09, 2012)

Everything you need to know from set-up to finished product in order to create distinctive yarns for use in knitting, weaving, crocheting, needlepoint, embroidery, and macrame. Author's preface. 33 illustrations,...


Tatting Patterns and Designs

by Gun Blomqvist & Elwy Persson Dover Publications (May 11, 2012)

Over 85 items: mats, bookmarks, edgings, collars, medallions, more for intermediate and advanced tatters. Clearly photographed projects; detailed instructions.


60 Crocheted Snowflakes

by Barbara Christopher Dover Publications (February 09, 2012)

This unusually comprehensive collection features patterns based on actual snowflake photographs. The easy-to-follow instructions enable even beginners to make exquisite Christmas ornaments, package decorations,...


Encyclopedia of Embroidery Stitches, Including Crewel

by Marion Nichols Dover Publications (June 08, 2012)

Precise explanations and instructions, clearly illustrated, on how to work chain, back, cross, knotted, woven stitches, and many more — 178 in all, including Cable Outline, Whipped Satin, and Eyelet Buttonhole....