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  • Published: 2 January 2015
  • ISBN: 9780241971253
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $19.99

The Penguin Knitting Book




A charming how-to-knit classic packed with delightfully vintage advice

'I know of no home-craft that enjoys the universal popularity of knitting.'

James Norbury's The Penguin Knitting Book, first published in 1957 and packed with wonderfully nostalgic patterns, is the classic guide, now reissued for a modern audience.

Along with telling you how to knit, The Penguin Knitting Book includes a wide-range of original vintage patterns. Here you'll find hats and scarves, jumpers, cardigans, baby clothes, even a tea cosy and a coat for the family dog, in this charming guide to better knitting.

  • Published: 2 January 2015
  • ISBN: 9780241971253
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $19.99

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Praise for The Penguin Knitting Book

[In the late 1960s] there was a chap called James Norbury, who had his own knitting show on the BBC. I sat in on some of the programmes, and good stuff it was, too. I learned lots of racy stuff about 'knit one, purl one'

Sir David Attenborough

Knitting is the saving of a life

Virginia Woolf

The strongest single influence in British knitting

Richard Rutt, author of 'A History of Hand Knitting'

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