Natural Dyeing It is beautiful to think of the history of color in garments (i.e. why purple and blue were rare.) I dream about creating a dyeing garden someday.
Color in Spinning Even if you don't spin, these examples can help you think about color combinations in your knitting.
Teeny-Tiny Mochimochi: More Than 40 Itty-Bitty Minis to Knit, Wear, and Give Adorable tiny knit toys.
Topsy-Turvy Inside-Out Knit Toys: Magical Two-in-One Reversible Projects Delightful, whimsical toys. I want to knit them all!
Knitting With Balls: A Hands-On Guide to Knitting for the Modern Man Given to me as a joke, this book started my love of knit beer cozies.
SELBUVOTTER: Biography of a Knitting Tradition The first colorwork pattern I ever tried, I'm obsessed with these mittens!
Knit One Below: One Stitch, Many Fabrics One of my favorite books; Create vertical stripes and a fun stretchy texture!
Entrelac 2: New Techniques for Interlace Knitting I got this book as a gift at Vogue Knitting Live - and it is a STITCHIONARY of different options for entrelac!
Knitting on the Edge: Ribs, Ruffles, Lace, Fringes, Floral, Points & Picots: The Essential Collection of 350 Decorative Borders An amazing reference for borders that will elevate simple products
Lion Brand Yarn 400-5-5504 Speed Stix Knitting Needles Size 50, 25mm Perfect to knit ChemKnits' 10 hour afghan!
Teach Yourself Visually Knitting Design: Working from a Master Pattern to Fashion Your Own Knits (Teach Yourself Visually) An excellent resource if you want to start designing your own patterns. It helps you figure out the shape and size for garments and is the perfect starting poi
The Spinner's Book of Yarn Designs: Techniques for Creating 80 Yarns Learn to take your spinning to the next level. Be amazed of the different types of yarn you can create with your own hands!
Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting I have this brand of case for my double pointed needles and for my interchangable circular needle set. LOVE THEM!
Welcoming Home Baby the Handcrafted Way: 20 Quick & Creative Knitted Hats, Wraps & Cozy Cocoons for Your Newborn Famous authors write essays on how knitting has impacted their lives.
CLOVER 336 Knitting Counter Kacha-Kacha I used a pattern in this book to create a newborn baby cocoon that is part of my favorite photo of my son of all time.
Amigurumi Knits: Patterns for 20 Cute Mini Knits The stitch counter I use, and I love it!
World of Knitted Toys Very realistic amigurumi patterns