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Knit Stitch Book: 50 Knit + Purl Patterns

50 UNIQUE DESIGNS FOR BEGINNING KNITTERS

Enjoy this collection of 50 favorite patterns in my popular Knit Stitch Book with different combinations of simple knit and purl stitches.


Knit Stitch Pattern Book with Lay Flat Wire-O Binding and Knitted Swatch on Green Background

PRINTED BOOK:
Lay Flat Wire-O + Autographed by Author

New binding format by popular request. Helps you easily knit while the book lays totally flat.


E-Book Knit Stitch: 50 Knit and Purl Pattern Books by Studio Knit

E-BOOK: PDF Download for Online Viewing

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Author Kristen McDonnell and Table of Contents from Knit Stitch Pattern Book

GREAT ILLUSTRATIONS

“I love this book. I have taught myself to knit and the illustrations are clear and go from easy to difficult. I’m working my way through making washcloths and scarves.”

~ Palapalai, Amazon Book Purchase Review (5 Stars)

WATCH VIDEO TO PEEK INSIDE MY KNIT STITCH BOOK

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PURCHASED BOTH THE HARD COPY AND E-BOOK VERSIONS

“Love the book! Now I have both the downloaded version as well as the hard copy. So many lovely stitches to try out and so little time, but I’m going to do my best.”

~ Kay, Etsy Book Purchase Review (5 Stars)

MULTIPLE ROW REPEATS FOR BEGINNERS

Patterns are organized by their row repeats, beginning with the simplest 2-row repeats and advancing up to more intricate 28-row repeats. Beginning knitters can create a wide variety of knitting projects with just these two basic stitches. 

18 TO 28 ROW REPEATS with knitting stitch samples in white yarn on purple background

PERFECT BOOK FOR ANY KNITTER

“While most of my knitting resources are digitized, I love having a hard copy of this book to refer to stitches. The author has provided a quick and easy way to figure out patterns and stitches for any project you want to create. Perfect book for any knitter!”

~ Kathy the Teawife, Amazon Book Purchase Review (5 Stars)

EASY-TO-FOLLOW KNITTING INSTRUCTIONS

Easily understand how to knit each texture stitch-by-stitch with chart diagrams and written pattern instructions, both flat and in the round.

Tile Squares and Diagonal Seed Stitch patterns with written knitting instructions and chart

EXCELLENT KNITTING GUIDE

“This is a very helpful book for any knitter. The diagrams help you learn the stitches using flat knit, in the round knitting, and how to read a chart. I’ve stayed away from charts, but this book helped me understand how to use charts because it displayed them next to the written directions.”

~ Linda S. Lee, Amazon Book Purchase Review (5 Stars)

CREATE YOUR OWN PROJECTS FROM MY KNIT STITCH BOOK

Select your favorite designs with complete printable instructions and video tutorials these simple patterns. These easy stitch textures will inspire you to knit up your first scarfdishclothblanket, or more!

Colorful knitted scarf in different knit stitch textures on mannequin.
Collection of four diagonal knit stitch patterns in blue and purple yarn colors.
Hands casting on knitting needle with the thumb method.

ABSOLUTELY GREAT. ONE OF THE BEST TUTORIAL BOOKS I EVER HAD

“Great tutorial book! I have many tutorial books, but I’m still trying to remember one as easy to follow and learn as this one. A week after getting this book I knitted a giant beautiful scarf for my best friend, and he loved it. He does still not believe that I knitted it though.”

~ Moisés Soares, Amazon Book Purchase Review (5 Stars)

Author Kristen McDonnell from Studio Knit

MEET KNITTING AUTHOR KRISTEN MCDONNELL

Welcome! As the creator of my YouTube channel Studio Knit, I want to personally thank you for supporting my work as an independent knitting teacher.

I hope you are inspired to knit up these easy patterns… perfect for knitters of all levels!


MORE RAVE REVIEWS FROM HAPPY KNIT STITCH BOOK BUYERS

“I just received the book today. Thank you so much for making knit stitches so easy to understand! The combination of diagram, text, and photos is going to be extremely helpful as I learn to knit.” ~bethyma

“I love Kristen’s new book which has just become available to UK knitters. The instructions are really clear and are accompanied by a photo of a sample for each pattern. I would definitely recommend this book.” ~Janet

“Awesome speedy service and fantastic knitting guide book! I’m already looking forward to using it! A+++ service!” ~Anna-Marie

“I think I am going to like this book. It shows the pattern in a photo, then shows you in words and diagrams on how to achieve the pattern. Everything is shown in a square, but the book tells you how to increase the size by adding x number of multiples to get the size you want. I’ve looked at lots of knitting pattern books and this was the first one I was hopeful about learning anything. Keep your fingers crossed.” ~Mildred

“As a new knitter (we are talking weeks, not months or years) I found the book easy to follow and understand. Great for basic knitting practice. And the pictures are a big help to let me know what it should look like when completed, which isn’t always the case…. yet. Great book, nicely laid out, easy to follow instructions and pictures.” ~Stuart

“My book got here on time. I’ve enjoyed looking at it and I know I will get use of it. The patterns are well written and I like the size of the pictures, helps to make pattern more clear.” ~Cynthia

“An awesome booklet for any knitter. I wish I had this book available when I first started knitting decades ago! Perfect gift for any knitter in your life.” ~Sugaree

“This is an AWESOME book! I’ve already done 4 projects with the patterns from this book. It’s a well made book and the patterns are simple to follow.” ~Bethany

“Great steps and instructions including both straights and circular needles!” ~Stella

“This book is a gem. So many possibilities! I knit a lot of baby blankets and these patterns are new inspiration.” ~Elizabeth

“All stitches/patterns are shown and are super easy to follow. I would recommend this book to all knitters, from beginners to advances. Great resource book.” ~Charcoal

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Zigzag Scarf Knitting Pattern

Book cover and back of the Knit Stitch: 50 Knit and Purl Patterns by Kristen McDonnell from Studio Knit with samples of knitted swatches in white yarn on colorful backgrounds.