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The Knitter's Book of Yarn
The Knitter's Book of Yarn
Written by Clara Parkes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307586988
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The Knitter's Book of Yarn

Written by Clara Parkes


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2011
Price: $14.99

Not all yarns are alike. Some make our hearts and hands sing, some get the job done without much fanfare, and some cause nothing but frustration and disappointment. The gorgeous pair of socks that emerged from their first bath twice as long as when they went in. The delicate baby sweater... Read more >
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The Art of Polymer Clay Millefiori Techniques
The Art of Polymer Clay Millefiori Techniques
Written by Donna Kato, Photographed by Vernon Ezell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307586971
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The Art of Polymer Clay Millefiori Techniques
Projects and Inspiration for Creative Canework
Written by Donna Kato
Photographed by Vernon Ezell


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $18.99

A thousand and one ideas for making beautiful polymer clay millefiori. In Venetian glassmaking, slender rods of molten glass are shaped, then cut to reveal amazingly detailed patterns: flowers, geometric shapes, dancing colors. These slices are called millefiori, “thousand flowers,” because they form a carpet of flowers when placed side by... Read more >
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Chain and Bead Jewelry Creative Connections
Chain and Bead Jewelry Creative Connections
Written by Scott David Plumlee
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ISBN: 9780307586964
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Chain and Bead Jewelry Creative Connections
New Techniques for Wire-Wrapping and Bead-Setting
Written by Scott David Plumlee


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $17.99

Far from its original utilitarian use—to create armor—the chain-mail technique has been adapted over time to create beautiful, unique jewelry. In Chain and Bead Jewelry Creative Connections, chain-mail expert Scott David Plumlee shows jewelry makers, beaders, and crafters at all skill levels how to incorporate beads into a variety of chain-mail... Read more >
Jewelry Concepts & Technology
Jewelry Concepts & Technology
Written by Oppi Untracht
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307784117
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Jewelry Concepts & Technology

Written by Oppi Untracht


Format: eBook, 864 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $118.99

The definitive reference for jewelry makers of all levels of ability--a complete, profusely illustrated guide to design, materials, and techniques, as well as a fascinating exploration of jewelry-making throughout history.


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Socks from the Toe Up
Socks from the Toe Up
Written by Wendy D. Johnson
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ISBN: 9780307587008
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Socks from the Toe Up

Written by Wendy D. Johnson


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: January 19, 2011
Price: $13.99

Discover a new approach to sock knitting with Wendy D. Johnson and Socks from the Toe Up. This approach, made famous by her popular blog WendyKnits.net, will turn even the most reluctant knitter into a toe-up nut. Knitting a sock from the toe up saves yarn and always gives a perfect... Read more >
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Toe-Up Socks for Every Body
Toe-Up Socks for Every Body
Written by Wendy D. Johnson
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ISBN: 9780307587015
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Toe-Up Socks for Every Body

Written by Wendy D. Johnson


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: January 19, 2011
Price: $18.99

Acclaimed knitter, author, designer, and teacher Wendy D. Johnson is back with the perfect sequel to her hit book Socks from the Toe Up. In Toe-Up Socks for Every Body, Wendy shows knitters, whether they’re knitting their first or hundred-and-first sock, how to use the toe-up technique to get the perfect... Read more >
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The Good Life on a Budget
The Good Life on a Budget
Written by Jaqueline Mitchell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849084819
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The Good Life on a Budget
Delicious, Fun and Time-Saving Tips from the Austerity Era
Written by Jaqueline Mitchell


Format: Hardcover, 212 pages
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $14.95

Say no to waste, save pots of money and look good while doing it! Here is the best advice for enjoying life inexpensively when necessary, drawn from the collective wisdom of 1950s Britain, with numerous ways to get back to the best things in life: alternatives to retail therapy; suggestions for... Read more >
The Furniture Doctor
The Furniture Doctor
Written by George Grotz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307768612
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The Furniture Doctor

Written by George Grotz


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2011
Price: $15.99

The best-selling guide to keeping furniture in the finest and most beautiful condition, with complete information on proper repair and refinishing techniques from the legendary expert on antiques and their restoration.

B & W photographs throughout


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Lily Chin's Crochet Tips and Tricks
Lily Chin's Crochet Tips and Tricks
Written by Lily Chin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307586957
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Lily Chin's Crochet Tips and Tricks
Shortcuts and Techniques Every Crocheter Should Know
Written by Lily Chin


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2011
Price: $9.99

Toss Lily into your project bag and bring her stitching savvy, troubleshooting techniques, and no-frills know-how wherever your crocheting takes you!

 

Every crocheter, from the newest beginner to the most versatile expert, needs an accessible technique guide. And who better to compile one than Lily Chin—the author of four hugely popular knitting...

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Lily Chin's Knitting Tips and Tricks
Lily Chin's Knitting Tips and Tricks
Written by Lily Chin
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ISBN: 9780307586940
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Lily Chin's Knitting Tips and Tricks
Shortcuts and Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Written by Lily Chin


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2011
Price: $9.99

Toss Lily into your project bag and bring her stitching savvy, troubleshooting techniques, and no-frills know-how wherever your knitting takes you!

Are you one of the thousands of Lily Chin converts who swear by her legendary Tips & Tricks classes? Or are you an avid knitter in search of a portable, accessible...

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Crochet Master Class
Crochet Master Class
Written by Jean Leinhauser and Rita Weiss
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307586537
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Crochet Master Class
Lessons and Projects from Today's Top Crocheters
Written by Jean Leinhauser and Rita Weiss


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $22.99

Crochet Master Class presents 18 crochet techniques taught by some of the world’s best crochet designers and instructors. Each chapter focuses on a different technique, inviting you to dip in, experiment, and then apply your newfound skills to create a custom piece designed by these crochet luminaries. You’ll learn Hairpin Lace... Read more >
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Print Workshop
Print Workshop
Written by Christine Schmidt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307586544
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Print Workshop
Hand-Printing Techniques and Truly Original Projects
Written by Christine Schmidt


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $19.99

This is a book for low budgets and high ambition. Read it and you will learn how to put images of things onto other things. You will start by rolling up your sleeves. Your shirt will be stained anyways. At some point, you will harness the power of the sun.
 
Go... Read more >
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Jewelry Making for Fun & Profit
Jewelry Making for Fun & Profit
Written by Lynda Musante and Maria Nerius
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307758088
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Jewelry Making for Fun & Profit
Make Money Doing What You Love!
Written by Lynda Musante and Maria Nerius


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 22, 2010
Price: $13.99

Discover How to Profit From Your Craft
Have you ever dreamed of learning the elegant art of jewelry making? You can! Jewelry Making For Fun & Profit was written with two purposes in mind: to teach you the basics of this fun craft and to show you how to turn these new... Read more >
Knitting Mochimochi
Knitting Mochimochi
Written by Anna Hrachovec
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ISBN: 9780307587053
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Knitting Mochimochi
20 Super-Cute Strange Designs for Knitted Amigurumi
Written by Anna Hrachovec


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: December 22, 2010
Price: $13.99

Toys, people! Who doesn't love toys? They make you smile, give you something to squeeze and hug, and can even sit on the couch and watch TV with you. But could the toy be a couch, or an old-fashioned television? Is that too weird? Not if the toy is mochimochi, the... Read more >
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Vampire Knits
Vampire Knits
Written by Genevieve Miller
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307586926
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Vampire Knits
Projects to Keep You KNitting from Twilight to Dawn
Written by Genevieve Miller


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $15.99

Surrender to the allure of knits inspired by the immortals we all love to fear. If you adore Twilight, True Blood, or The Vampire Diaries, this collection of 28 imaginative and beautiful projects is sure to captivate. 
 
   • Black capes are so 1897, instead get stylish with the dead sexy Sidhe Shrug.
   • Unleash... Read more >
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Crease and Fold
Crease and Fold
Written by Sok Song
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307586513
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Crease and Fold
Innovative Origami Projects Anyone Can Make
Written by Sok Song


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: December 14, 2010
Price: $19.99

Inspired by traditional techniques, Sok Song captures the timeless spirit of origami in every modern model he designs. Inside, he shows how paper can be transformed into anything from an exquisite watercolor orchid to a wallet made from a subway map. These imaginative projects will teach you the fundamentals of origami... Read more >
How to Build a Fire
How to Build a Fire
Written by Erin Bried
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345525093
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How to Build a Fire
And Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew
Written by Erin Bried


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: December 14, 2010
Price: $15.00

A HANDY GUIDE FULL OF HOW-TO TIPS AND SAGE ADVICE FROM GRANDFATHERS
 
As members of the Greatest Generation, our grandfathers were not only defined by the Depression but also by their heroic service to the country in World War II. Courageous, responsible, and involved, they understand sacrifice, hard work, and... Read more >
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How to Build a Fire
How to Build a Fire
Written by Erin Bried
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ISBN: 9780345525109
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How to Build a Fire
And Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew
Written by Erin Bried


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 14, 2010
Price: $13.99

A HANDY GUIDE FULL OF HOW-TO TIPS AND SAGE ADVICE FROM GRANDFATHERS
 
As members of the Greatest Generation, our grandfathers were not only defined by the Depression but also by their heroic service to the country in World War II. Courageous, responsible, and involved, they understand sacrifice, hard work, and... Read more >
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Candlemaking for Fun & Profit
Candlemaking for Fun & Profit
Written by Michelle Espino
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307757081
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Candlemaking for Fun & Profit

Written by Michelle Espino


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2010
Price: $9.99

Discover How to Profit from Your Craft
Have you ever dreamed of learning the beautiful art of candlemaking? You can! Candlemaking For Fun & Profit was written with two purposes in mind: to teach you the basics of this fun craft and to show you how to turn these new skills into... Read more >
Foxfire 9
Foxfire 9
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc., Edited by Eliot Wigginton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307757371
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Foxfire 9

Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Edited by Eliot Wigginton


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2010
Price: $16.99

Foxfire highlights the  twentieth year of the Foxfire high school program with a  new volume as fascinating as its predecessors.  Included are general stores, the Jud Nelson wagon, a  praying rock, a Catawban Indian potter, haint  tales, quilting, home cures, and the log cabin  revisited.


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No Idle Hands
No Idle Hands
Written by Anne Macdonald
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307775443
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No Idle Hands
The Social History of American Knitting
Written by Anne Macdonald


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2010
Price: $12.99

Examines the history of the nation from the perspective of women and knitting, tracing the changes in day-to-day life and in women's roles in society from colonial times to the present. Read more >
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Creative Paper Cutting
Creative Paper Cutting
Edited by Shufunotomo
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590307311
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Creative Paper Cutting
Basic Techniques and Fresh Designs for Stencils, Mobiles, Cards, and More
Edited by Shufunotomo


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: November 16, 2010
Price: $19.95

Transform a simple sheet of paper into a delicate snowflake, a sweet flower, or a dainty doily—or create an enchanted forest using a modern twist on the traditional technique for making paper dolls. Paper cutouts get a fresh look in this contemporary approach to the practice of transforming paper into art... Read more >
Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition
Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition
Written by Jenny Dean and Karen Diadick Casselman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823058792
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Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition
The Complete Guide to Making and Using Natural Dyes
Written by Jenny Dean and Karen Diadick Casselman


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: November 16, 2010
Price: $24.99

The best resource on natural dyeing is back, updated to make your colorful hobby even more beautiful and rewarding.
 
A practical and inspiring guide to creating and using natural dyes from plants, Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition, offers the latest information on current environmentally friendly dyeing techniques and more than 65... Read more >
Knitting Block by Block
Knitting Block by Block
Written by Nicky Epstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307586520
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Knitting Block by Block
150 Blocks for Sweaters, Scarves, Bags, Toys, Afghans, and More
Written by Nicky Epstein


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $29.99

Create gorgeous sweaters, bags, afghans, and toys just by knitting the simplest of shapes—a square!
 
No one forgets the sweet victory of completing their first knitted block, but most of us quickly move on to more complex constructions, only making swatches for guage. In this comprehensive volume, celebrated designer and innovator Nicky... Read more >
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Mastering Color Knitting
Mastering Color Knitting
Written by Melissa Leapman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307586506
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Mastering Color Knitting
Simple Instructions for Stranded, Intarsia, and Double Knitting
Written by Melissa Leapman


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $22.99

One of the reasons knitting and colorwork master Melissa Leapman first learned to knit was her wish to make one special project—a sweater using Fair Isle technique. Now, for the first time, she brings her passion for advanced color knitting to knitters who want to knit with any and every color... Read more >
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