Easy Crafts Wiki

The Knitting Man(ual) was released in 2007 from Ten Speed Press. The book provides an essay on the history and vocabulary of knitting as well as providing more than 20 patterns. From author Kristin Spurkland: Designed to appeal to both male and female knitters, the 20+ projects in The Knitting Man(ual) are based on traditional silhouettes interpreted with modern colors and construction.


Reflecting author Kristin Spurkland’s Scandinavian roots, with a little vintage inspiration woven in, these straight-up and stylish projects range in complexity for knitters of all skill levels. Featuring technique photographs, clear instructions, and options for customizing yarn colors and pattern styles, The Knitting Man(ual) is a must-have guide for anyone wanting to knit for men."

Patterns for:

  • Throw
  • Slippers
  • Socks
  • Sweaters
  • Hooded vest
  • Hats
  • Scarves
  • Mittens
  • Gloves.

Other reviews and articles on The Knitting Man(ual):