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The Revised Little eBook of Knitting Stitches

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It’s been a couple of years since I created The Little eBook of Knitting Stitches, and it’s been so well received that I thought I’d issue an update. It got me thinking how re-prints won’t be a feasible measure of success in digital publishing anymore. Instead, the advantage of knowing almost exactly how many times digital goods have been downloaded will become invaluable in deciding the popularity or success of a book. As I have nearly 2000 knitters on my newsletter list, I assume that’s about as many copies of The Little eBook of Knitting Stitches as have been downloaded. Not nearly as popular as my Shawl Knitting Cheat Sheet which has been downloaded over 5000 times. Wow!

The Little eBook of Knitting Stitches

Plenty of copies, in my opinion, to merit an update. Little eBook v2 now has charts for each of the 6 knitting stitches. I’m not sure why they didn’t occur to me back in 2009, but they’re certainly included now, and will hopefully save knitters lots of time. However, as I mentioned in the latest newsletter, what gave me most pleasure was reformatting the PDF as a booklet, so that it can be printed using half the number of pages (printed back-to-back), and be assembled like a proper little printed book.

Both the A4 version, and the booklet version are available to subscribers to the Laylock Newsletter. Subscribing is completely free, I’ll never ever share your email address with anyone else, and of course I’ll never spam you; quite the contrary I will send you awesome knitty inspiration a few times a month, so sign up below!

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The eBook now contains:

  • 6 stitch patterns
    • 2 texture
    • 2 lace
    • 2 rib stitches
  • photographed on both right & wrong sides
  • charted
  • & laid out with clear instructions & advice on usage.

Once you’ve downloaded your ebook, you might like to queue your favourite stitch patterns on Ravelry!

I do hope you enjoy it! Happy Knitting. :)

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1st November, 2011  // Downloads, Ebooks, Inspiration // tags: , , .

11 Comments

  1. Audry says:

    What a lot of work! I think it’s quite neat that you have updated this in a way that people can make their own book. Very clever.

  2. Sharon says:

    Thank you for your efforts. I do love the shawl cheat sheet. This is a wonderful tool.

  3. Mary Vestal says:

    How can I get a link to download the revised ebook of knitting stitches?

    Please help me!

    Thanks,
    Mary

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  6. Ayse says:

    Derya merhaba,
    Uzak dogulu yun meraklisi bir dost icin bilgi ararken senin sayfanla karsilastim bir harika.Senin adina gururlandim.

    Orgu ormekten pek anlamayan ama orgu islerine bayilan biriyim,sayfanin sikligina hayran oldum.

    Lahey den selamlar

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  8. Ruth says:

    Love your site!

  9. maria davila says:

    Hola quisiera la traducción en español del patron del beeton shawl, gracias.

  10. Choon says:

    Good afternoon,
    I am a novice knitter and am interested in your eBook of knitting stitches, but could not find the link to download.
    I would appreciate your help and many thanks for your sharing.

  11. Sharon says:

    Love your patterns, tutorials, videos and blog!


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