Books by Alison Dupernex

A selection of books that I have written

Beginners Guide To Knitting


This beautifully illustrated beginner’s guide includes more than 400 clear, step-by-step photographs showing how to work the stitches, and ideas for wonderful easy to knit items. A perfect introduction for anyone who wants to learn how to knit, with detailed instructions for all the techniques needed to create unique designs. Projects include an inspirational selection of patterns from simple scarves, cushions and hats to warm and stylish sweaters and cardigans.

Machine Knitting Designing With Colour

Machine Knitting

Overflowing with colour and stitch ideas, inspirational photos and customisable patterns, Machine Knitting will inject vitality into your knitting projects.

Explore how colours can be juxtaposed for best effect or where slip, tuck and Fairisle stitches will add new textures and make intricate fabrics.

Creative Machine Knitting

Creative Machine Knitting

A voyage of discovery into colour, shape and stitches. Be inspired by inventive design ideas and stitch patterns within this book to explore your own style and make wonderful new projects.

Creative Machine Knitting is simply a treasure trove for knitters; overflowing with design know-how. Expand your creative vocabulary, knit with an open mind and be prepared to have ago, make changes and look to improvise – push yourself out of your comfort zone.

Knitting For The Absolute Beginner

Absolute knitting

Previously published as the Beginner’s Guide to Knitting, this highly successful book has undergone a complete transformation. Retaining all the elements that made the first book so successful-clear, step-by-step photographs, easy projects and simple explanations and techniques-this new version will fit in your bag and the spiral binding means it will lie flat while you are knitting. There is even a useful fold-out flap at the back listing all the abbreviations used in the book.If you would love to knit but don’t know how to, this is the book for you.