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Knitting Patterns Inspired by Books and Movies

May 6, 2014 by Reader's Connection

The explosion of interest in knitting the last few years has enabled knitters to explore all kinds of fun approaches, from amigurumi (cute little animals) to vintage patterns. Today we’ll look at knitting books inspired by books, movies, and even fairy tales, from Anne of Green Gables to Star Wars. Check out some of these titles and expand your crafting horizons today!

Charmed Knits : Projects for Fans of Harry Potter

 

Charmed Knits : Projects for Fans of Harry Potter

An entertaining selection of thirty ingenious knitting patterns pays tribute to popular Harry Potter characters and locations with designs that include sweaters, scarves, mittens, hats, and socks in the house colors of Hogwarts.

 

 

 

Fairytale Knits

 

Fairytale Knits

Presents more than twenty knitting patterns for women and children inspired by fairy tales, including a Red Riding Hood hat, a Rapunzel dress, and Cinderella slippers.

 

 

 

Green Gables KnitsGreen Gables Knits

Inspired by the beloved children’s classic, Anne of Green Gables, this collection of eight patterns includes knits for ages 12 to adult and includes garments and accessories for teens, women, and men. Each pattern is accompanied by quotes from the novel alongside a selection of L. M. Montgomery’s personal photographs from Prince Edward Island.

 

 

Hitch : Patterns Inspired By The Films Of Alfred Hitchcock
Hitch : Patterns Inspired By The Films Of Alfred Hitchcock

Just as it sounds, patterns inspired by Hitchcock films, featuring the designs of 27 people.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hollywood Knits Style

 

Hollywood Knits Style

Presenting 30 chic, modern designs, along with just a little insider gossip about the stars who have made, bought, or worn them.

 

 

 

 

 

Knit Your Own Zombie : Over 1,000 Combinations to Rip 'n' Reassemble for Horrifying Results

 

Knit Your Own Zombie : Over 1,000 Combinations to Rip ‘n’ Reassemble for Horrifying Results

Love The Walking Dead? Love to knit? This is the book for you!

 

 

 

 

 

Knitmare on Elm Street : 20 Projects That Go Bump in the Night

 

Knitmare on Elm Street : 20 Projects That Go Bump in the Night

Presents twenty knitting projects for spooky and scary toys and dolls, including a shrunken head, a zombie egg, and a monster merry-go-round.

 

 

 

 

Knits for Nerds : 30 Projects: Science Fiction, Comic Books, Fantasy

Knits for Nerds : 30 Projects: Science Fiction, Comic Books, Fantasy

A collection of 30 knitting patterns inspired by popular science fiction and fantasy culture includes designs in the style of such iconic articles as Lieutenant Uhura’s minidress, Hobbit slippers, and Hermione Granger’s secret beaded bag.

Also available as a downloadable e-book.

 

 

Knitted Nursery Rhymes : Recreate the Traditional Tales With Knitted Toys

 

Knitted Nursery Rhymes : Recreate the Traditional Tales With Knitted Toys

This guidebook teaches 15 adorable nursery rhyme toy projects of different levels to knit from scratch.

 

 

 

 

Literary Knits : 30 Patterns Inspired by Favorite Books

 

Literary Knits : 30 Patterns Inspired by Favorite Books

More than 30 projects inspired by classic literature Literary Knits features 30 knitting patterns inspired by beloved characters from classic books; from Pride and Prejudice to Moby Dick, The Catcher in the Rye to The Chronicles of Narnia-and many more in between.

 

 

 

Once Upon a Knit : 28 Grimm and Glamorous Fairy-Tale Projects

 

Once Upon a Knit : 28 Grimm and Glamorous Fairy-Tale Projects

Iconic fairy-tale characters from storybooks, movies, and television inspire this collection of magical knitting patterns perfect for modern knights, villains, and princesses.

 

 

 

 

Vampire Knits : Projects to Keep You Knitting from Twilight to Dawn

 

Vampire Knits : Projects to Keep You Knitting from Twilight to Dawn

Knitting patterns for styles a vampire might wear and household items a vampire might own, as well as patterns to transform the wearer from person to werewolf. (!)

Also available as a downloadable e-book

 

Austentatious Crochet : 36 Contemporary Designs from the World of Jane Austen

 

Austentatious Crochet : 36 Contemporary Designs from the World of Jane Austen

Also available as a downloadable e-book

What Would Madame Defarge Knit? : 21 Patterns & Essays Inspired By Classic Literature
What Would Madame Defarge Knit? : 21 Patterns & Essays Inspired By Classic LiteratureFrom Jane Eyre’s shawl to Little Red Riding Hood’s wolf-slayer hood – combine your love of literature with your favorite hobby.
–Selector Kathy Barnard
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