The Red Thread Project

Knitting Across the Curriculum – Bibliography
© 2008 Lindsay Obermeyer

A Knitting Verse

In through the front door
Around the back
Out through the window
And off jumps jack.

BOOKS

Non-Fiction / Knitting:
Andean Folk Knits: Great Designs from Peru, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, and Bolivia

by Marcia Lewandowski
ISBN: 978-1579909536

Corking

by Judy Ann Sadler
ISBN: 978-1550742657

Folk Hats: 32 Patterns and Tales from Around the World

by Vicki Square
ISBN: 978-1931499637

Folk Knitting in Estonia: A Garland of Symbolism, Tradition, and Technique

by Nancy Bush
ISBN: 978-1883010430

Folk Sock: The History and Techniques of Handknitted Footwear

by Nancy Bush
ISBN: 978-0934026970

Kids Can Knit: Fun and Easy Projects for Small Knitters

by Carolyn Clewer
ISBN: 978-0764127182

Kids Knit: Simple Steps to Nifty Projects

by Sara Bradberry
ISBN: 978-1402740572

Kids Knitting: Projects for Kids of All Ages

by Melanie Falick
ISBN: 978-1579652418

The Knitter's Book of Yarn

by Clara Parkes
ISBN: 978-0307352163

Knitting America: A Glorious Heritage from Warm Socks to High Art

by Susan Strawn
ISBN: 978-0760326213

Knitting Art: 150 Innovative Works by 18 Contemporary Artists

by Karen Searle
ISBN: 978-0760330678

Learn to Knit on Circle Looms

by Denise Layman
ISBN: 978-1590121580

Loom Knitting Primer: A Beginner's Guide to Knitting on the Loom

by Isela Phelps
ISBN: 978-0312366612

No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting

by Anne Macdonald
ISBN: 978-0345362537

Radical Lace and Subversive Knitting

by David Revere McFadden
ISBN: 978-1851495689

Teen Knitting Club: Chill Out and Knit Some Cool Stuff

by Jennifer Wagner, Carol Abrams, Maureen Lasher
ISBN: 978-1579652449

Twelve Easy Knitting Projects

by Peg Blanchette and Terri Thibault
ISBN: 978-0824967840

Non-Fiction / Weaving, Dyeing and Color History
The Chemistry of Natural Dyes

by Dianne Epp
ISBN: 978-1883822064

Color: A Natural History of the Palette

by Victoria Finlay
ISBN: 978-0812971422

Colors: The Story of Dyes and Pigments

by Guineau Delamare and Ber Francois
ISBN: 978-0810928725

Dye Plants and Dyeing

by John and Margaret Cannon
ISBN: 978-0881925722

Dyeing to Knit

by Elaine Eskesen
ISBN: 978-0892726677

The Dyer's Companion

by Dagmar Klos
ISBN: 978-1931499514

A Dyer's Garden: From Plant to Pot: Growing Dyes for Natural Fibers

by Rita Buchanan
ISBN: 978-1883010072

Dyes from American Native Plants: A Practical Guide

by Lynne Richards and Ronald Tyri
ISBN: 978-0881926682

Indigo, Madder & Marigolds: A Portfolio of Colors from Natural Dyes

by Trudy Van Stralen
ISBN: 978-0934026864

Kids Weaving: Projects for Kids of All Ages

by Sara Swett
ISBN: 978-1584794677

Wild Color

by Jenny Dean and Karen D. Casselman
ISBN: 978-0823057276

Fiction / Knitting:
A Gift from the Lonely Doll

by Dare Wright
ISBN: 978-0618071814

Knitting Nell

by Julie Jersild Roth
ISBN: 978-0618540334

Little Miss Ladybug and Her Magical Red Thread

by Karen Acres
ISBN: 978-0973205602

Martha Moth Makes Socks

by Cambria Evans
ISBN: 978-0618557455

Mr. Nick's Knitting

by Margaret Wild
ISBN: 978-0152001162

Safe Return

by Catherine Dexter
ISBN: 978-0763604868

Spinners

by Donna Jo Napoli
ISBN: 978-0756942472

Sunny's Mittens

by Robin Hansen
ISBN: 978-0892726349

Woolbur

by Leslie Helakoski
ISBN: 0060847263

Fiction / Weaving, Dyeing and other Textile Arts:
The Fabrics of Fairytale: Stories Spun from Far and Wide

by Tanya Robyn Batt
ISBN: 978-1841480619

The Goat in the Rug

by Charles L. Blood and Martin Link
ISBN: 978-0689714184

Grandpa Bear's Fantastic Scarf

by Gillian Heal
ISBN: 978-1885223418

Homeless Bird

by Gloria Whelan
ISBN: 978-0064408196

Los Ojos Del Tejedor: The Eyes of the Weaver

by Cristina Ortega
ISBN: 978-0826339904

Lyddie

by Katherine Paterson
ISBN: 978-0142404386

The Quiltmaker's Gift

by Jeff Brumbeau
ISBN: 978-0439309103

Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanza Story

by Angela Shelf Medearis
ISBN: 978-0807573167

Songs from the Loom: A Navajo Girl Learns to Weave

by Monty Roessl
ISBN: 978-0822597124

Stories from the Silk Road

by Cherry Gilchrist
ISBN: 978-1841488042

Thanks to Josefina

by Valerie Tripp
ISBN: 978-1584856986

Weaving the Rainbow

by George Ella Lyon
ISBN: 978-0689851698

WEB SITES

http://www.maggiesrags.com/tips_children.htm

http://www.hgtv.com/hgtv/cr_needlework_knitting

http://www.learntoknit.com

http://www.vogueknitting.com/tech/knit/knit.html

http://knitting.about.com/library/bllearnbasic.htm

http://www.knittinghelp.com – has online video instruction!

http://www.freepatterns.com

http://www.pioneerthinking.com/naturaldyes.html

http://www.quilthistory.com/dye.htm

http://www.organicdye.com – good overview of application of organic dyes used in contemporary commercial industry

http://www.dharmatrading.com – dye supplier

http://www.museum.state.il.us/muslink/pdfs/dye_plants.pdf – lesson plan (pdf, 80kb)

http://www.naturaldyes.org

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