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If you own the Merry Go Round sweater pattern, please see the pattern sale page for notice of a correction as of 4-21-14
If you want to give Answer Lady publications as a gift, the gift certificate option below is something to consider. This will allow the recipient of your gift to make her own selection. Certificates may be delivered via e-mail or you may print them out and present them in person.
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BOOKS & PATTERN COLLECTIONS FOR MACHINE KNITTERS
Addi Adventures--projects for the Addi Kingsize
The Answer Lady's Machine Knitting Notebook*
Baby Patterns
Bare Minimum Bikini
Bigger Than Bulky Machine Knits
Bulky Cotton Top Collection
Can These Be Cables?
CHEAP TRICKS for machine knitters
Circular Logic Sweaters
Cool Make-it-yourself Tools for Machine Knitters
Cotton Collection
Cozy Cottage bulky sampler
Every Which Way Reversible Cables for all machines
Fabulous Felted Bag Collection
Fabulous Felted Footwear Collection
Fabulous Felted Comforts: hats, toys, mittens and more
Fabulous Felted Vests and Jackets
Great Knitted Gifts
Herbs: The Answer Lady Tells All
Hundreds of Hat patterns
Kangaroo Covers--NEW! It's a whole book of blankets now
Keyhole Scarf Collection
Kimono Commotion
Knitting and Sew On
Merry-Go-Round--a circle sweater that flatters all figures
Painted Ladies Sweater Collection
Personal Best
Socks of All Sorts
Snug as a Bug
TOTALLY TUBULAR patterns and other things for sock machines
Vests with Men in Mind
Wanderlust Cables
VIDEOS: Adding outdoor soles and anti-slip treads to your felted footwear [scroll down below the book]

LOOM KNITTING, KNITTING BOARDS, FRAME KNITTING
loom knitting pattern index
HAND WORK
CROCHET PATTERNS
HALF HAT for hand knitters
TUNISIAN CROCHET

OTHER USEFUL ITEMS
NEEDLES FOR KNITTING MACHINES     TOOLS   Jack's favorite chemicals YARN   Index of freebies   News and Views magazine
NEW index of YouTube videos with direct links to each one
The Answer Lady is Kathryn Doubrley. I write about the things that I love most and do best. If you are a machine knitter, gardener, herb enthusiast or seamstress, we may already be acquainted. Perhaps we have met at seminars. You may have read my articles. This website is a place where we can keep in touch and a marketplace for pubications hot off The Answer Lady Press. The tools and yarns I enjoy most are also for sale here, in case you like them too. I am available for demonstrations at knitting and gardening events by arrangement. If you have a machine knitting question, you may e-mail the address above and I'll try to help.

A word about copyright A copyright means that only the person holding it has the right to distribute the work in any form whatsoever. For the books and patterns on this site, that means that you may make as many copies as you need for your own personal use. I know that I make notes on mine, spill on them lose them and print myself more. You may do so as well. I also permit readers to produce knitted items and sell them using my patterns. Passing on the patterns in any form is the prohibited action. I think most of my customers respect that fact and understand that if copyright is breached, it soon becomes un-worthwhile for designers to publish. If you are working for a charity, have a scout troup or some such thing, contact me privately. I often give special permission for such situations. If I do, it will be accompanied by a letter that you should save, formally granting you an exception so that there will never be a question of propriety.

Introducing "Ask Jack" The Answer Lady doesn’t know everything. Sometimes I have to ask Jack. Jack is my husband. His experience and expertise in all kinds of mechanical endeavors make him my first and best source of help when a mechanical question arises. Now you can ask Jack, too. E-mail him with your mechanical questions using this form. PU-LEEZ remember to include your e-mail address. We have no way of reaching you without it and we get queries all the time from knitters who forgot to include it. If you have not heard back from us, that is why. Please try again WITH address this time
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