It serves well as a reference guide and learning book.
I would enthusiastically recommend it not just as a basic reference for any knitter, beginner or experienced, but for anyone interested in craft history.
Mary Thomas, Barbara G. Walker, Elizabeth Zimmermann's and Barbara Abbey's books are all must have books for any serious knitter.
This book but has small print , it was written in 1938. ( and not updated) I bought this book for an elderly friend who knits avidly. Thought she would enjoy reading it.Published 2 months ago by Coastal Crafter
This book is filled with tons of information, and patterns. I have only looked through the whole thing, while reading tidbits here and there. I am impressed. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Pam L.
Mary Thomas's Knitting Book has been around for a long time and with good reason. This lady has included things that you have never imagined. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Shirley Curtis
I'm an intermediate knitter who does everything wrong. I was taught to knit by a left-handed knitter so I hold the yarn all wrong. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Jennifer Forbes
One of my favourites, as it show how I knit (which is really different of the usual).
Many technics worth to know.
I specially recommend it for beginners.
It was a gift for a Knitting friend ...She loved the diversity of the book...Found it charming and informative...Plans to use it oftenPublished 17 months ago by Carolyn
This is the book I keep at my bedside table.
It is the best, most comprehensive explanation of knitting techniques. Read more