Adult Book Lists: Knit Lit — Books About Knitting

[Printable book list]

Anne Bartlett / FIC BARTLETT
Knitting

Barbara Bretton / FIC BRETTON
Sugar Maple series
Casting Spells
Laced With Magic
Spun By Sorcery
Spells & Stitches

Anne Canadeo / MYS CANADEO
Black Sheep Knitting Mystery series
While My Pretty One Knits
Knit, Purl, Die
A Stitch Before Dying
Till Death Do Us Purl
The Silence of the Llamas

Terri DuLong / FIC DULONG
Casting About

Monica Ferris / MYS FERRIS
Needlecraft Mystery series
Crewel World
Framed in Lace
Sew Far, So Good (includes: #4 Unraveled Sleeve, #5 A Murderous Yarn, and #6 Hanging By a Thread)
Hanging By a Thread
Crewel Yule
Embroidered Truths
Sins and Needles
Knitting Bones
Thai Die
Blackwork (also in large print)
Buttons and Bones (also in large print)
Threadbare
And Then You Dye

Sally Goldenbaum / MYS GOLDENBA
Seaside Knitters Mystery series
Death By Cashmere
Patterns in the Sand
Moon Spinners
A Holiday Yarn
The Wedding Shawl
A Fatal Fleece
Angora Alibi

Robyn Harding / FIC HARDING
Unravelled

Rachael Herron / FIC HERRON
Cypress Hollow Yarn series
How to Knit a Love Song
How to Knit a Heart Back Home
Wishes and Stitches

Ann Hood / FIC HOOD
The Knitting Circle

Kate Jacobs / FIC JACOBS
Friday Night Knitting Club series
Friday Night Knitting Club
Knit Two
Knit the Season

Claire Scovell LaZebnik / FIC LAZEBNIK
Knitting Under the Influence

Debbie Macomber / FIC MACOMBER
Blossom Street series
The Shop on Blossom Street
A Good Yarn (also on audiobook)
Susannah's Garden
Christmas Letters
Back on Blossom Street
Twenty Wishes
Summer on Blossom Street
Hannah's List
A Turn in the Road
Starting Now (also on audiobook)

The Knitting Diaries (short stories with Susan Mallery and Christina Skye)

Molly MacRae / MYS MACRAE
Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery series
Lost Wool and Testament

Gil McNeil / FIC MCNEIL
Jo Mackenzie series
The Beach Street Knitting Society and Yarn Club
Needles and Pearls
Knit One Pearl One

Maggie Sefton / MYS SEFTON
Knitting Mystery series
Double Knit Murders (includes #1 Knit One, Kill Two and #2 Needled to Death)
A Killer Stitch
Dyer Consequences
Fleece Navidad
Dropped Dead Stich
Skein of the Crime
Unraveled (also in large print)
Cast On, Kill Off
Close Knit Killer

Isabel Sharpe / FIC SHARPE
Knit in Comfort

Christina Skye / FIC SKYE
A Home By the Sea

Janet Tronstad / PBK ROM TRONSTAD
Dropped Stitches series
The Sisterhood of the Dropped Stitches
A Dropped Stitches Christmas

Lori Wilde / FIC WILDE
Twilight, Texas series
The Sweethearts' Knitting Club
The True Love Quilting Club
The First Love Cookie Club
The Welcome Home Garden Club

Young Adult Fiction

Elizabeth Lenhard / YP FIC LENHARD
Chicks With Sticks series
Chick With Sticks: It's a Purl Thing
Chicks With Sticks: Knit Two Together
Chicks With Sticks: Knitwise

Nonfiction

If these books inspire you to start knitting, you can also find nonfiction books on knitting at 746.432. Some examples are:

Jil Eaton / 746.432 EATON
Jil Eaton's Knitting School: The Complete Guide to Becoming a Confident Knitter

June Hiatt / 746.432 HIATT
The Principles of Knitting: Methods and Techniques of Hand Knitting