Our Top Choice
Debbie Bliss The Baby Knits Book
Debbie Bliss is a prolific designer and a celebrated bestselling author of several knitting books. She has a personal branded yarn sold in many countries of the world.
Features collections of knitwear for newborns to kids aged 3. Colorful and beautiful projects. Up-to-date detailing. Lovely yarn suggestions. Simple and classy designs.
Instructions are a bit complex for basic level knitters.
A variety of designs
Andrea Rangel AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary
Andrea Rangel is a designer and author of 2 classic books for knitters. Her knitting patterns are featured in publications like Knitscene and Interweave Knits.
200 new motif designs. Features 5 basic patterns for knitting projects. Non-traditional color-work tutorials. Crystal clear pictures. Good illustrations.
Doesn’t have written instructions.
Jessica Polka et.al 200 Fun Things to Knit
Jessica, Lesley, and Kristen are bestselling authors and knitwear designers who share their interesting and creative world of knitting with many enthusiasts in a comprehensible way.
Offers 200 knitting patterns. Patterns can be embroidered. Can be done with almost all kinds of yarns. Patterns are illustrative and easy to learn.
Some customers wish it was cheaper.
Tanis Gray Cozy Knits Knitting Pattern Book
Tanis Gray was a yarn editor for Knit Simple, Vogue Knitting, Knit 1 and the Debbie Bliss publication.
50 trendy knitwear designs. Affordable yarn suggestions. Easy and fast patterns. Techniques for experts, intermediates, and beginners. Knitwear patterns for home décor.
Not so many new patterns for expert knitters with a wealth of experience.
Jen Lucas Cozy Stash-Busting Knits
Jen Lucas is a bestselling author of knitting books sold in the US who has built a life around knitting and designing.
Offers 22 patterns for scarves, hats and other fashion-forward pieces. Suggests places to buy suitable yarns. Comes with yarn size guides. Features textured stitches.
May not be perfect if you don’t like heavy knitting.
Hats, cowls, scarves