Though book writers work very hard to offer all us perfect patterns, there can be occasional corrections.


Errata web pages by publisher

Interweave Press
Martingale Press
XRX - Knitters magazine

Errata web pages by Book Titles

Note that as there are many books with errata, and this information is often changing, the list below is not complete. Please check the name of the publisher of the book in question, and follow the links above for the most current information.

A Gathering of Lace gathering by Meg Swansen
Corrections are available at the Knitting Universe site on the XRX Book Corrections web page.

Ethnic Socks & Stockings, by Priscilla Gibson-Roberts
Four lines of text are missing between pages 78 and 79. Item # '28' on page 78, last sentence " When the flap is of sufficient" should be " When the flap is of sufficient length, these stitches are place on hold. Leg stitches are picked up along the edge of the heel flap, beginning at" and rest of sentence continues on the top of page 79.

Folk Knitting in Estonia by Nancy Bush
Page 97, Maarja's Socks, the o in the chart should be read as a yo instead of a purl.
Page 99, Maimu's Mittens, row 43, there should be two brown stitches on the right side of the chart instead of just one brown stitch (should be a repeat of row 35).
Page 106, Left Glove Cuff - the "Set up rnd:" Should read: [K1, p1, k6, p1, k2, p1, k4, p1, k2, p1 k4, p1, k2, p1, continue as written. Note the bolded p1 is the correction.

45 Fine and Fanciful Hats, by Anna Zilboorg
There were several corrections to charts in the hat patterns.
Contact the publisher for a copy of these corrections.
Web Site: Lark Books
or E-mail Lark's Customer Service
Their Toll free # is 800 284-3388.

Hat's On! by Charlene Schurch
On page 57, there is a correction to the colourwork chart. On the X-Large chart at the bottom of the page, 10th row up, the 6th stitch in from the left should be marked as a contrast colour.

Heirloom Knitting by Sharon Miller
Heirloom Knitting Corrections page on Sharon Miller's site has updated listings of corrections. If you find any errors in your own copy, Sharon encourages you to contact her personally at sharon@heirloom-knitting.com

Jamieson's Shetland Knitting Book from Unicorn Books
Errata for the 1st printing and 2nd printing are available on the web site via a PDF document.

Jamieson's Shetland Knitting Book 2 from Unicorn Books
Errata as at December 18/02 is available on the Unicorn web site via a PDF document.

Knitted Shawls Stoles, and Scarves by Nancie Wiseman,
Visit the the web site for Martingale Press for corrections.

Knitting on the Road, by Nancy Bush The corrections are on the Interweave Press web site.

Knitting Scottish Kilt Hose and Hiking Socks, by Joanne Hinmon
There are corrections for 6 of the sock patterns - please follow the link for details.

Knitting the New Classics, by Kristin Nicholas
Corrections for Zickzack on page 69, as posted on Francy Lesh's web site YARNIT!

Knitting The New Classics, by Kristin Nicholas
On Page 100 is "Watch Hill Buttondown," a man's cardigan. The written description on page 100 for the "Moss Rib Stitch" is correct BUT the charted information on page 101 is not. Above the Diamond Pattern is the moss rib pattern (rows 35-37), but it's incorrect. Following the written description works, though. (Thanks! to Mary Barnett for this correction)
NOTE: in the current softcover version of the book, the chart has been corrected.

Knitting Today's Classics, by Kristin Nicholas
Practical Cardigan correction re pg 57 - Rows 3 & 5 read as: *P6, K1, RT, K1* rep from * and end P1, K4, P1
Should read as: *K6, P4* rep from *, end K6
Autumn Leaves cardigan There is an error in the chart for the leaf pattern on page 93. Row 12 should show 2 M1's either side of the centre stitch to make a leaf pattern row count of 17 stitches, not 15. (per a customer)

Lacy Knitting of Mary Schiffmann, by Nancy Nehring
There is a correction to the pattern "Flower in the Treetop" - pg 36.
Contact the publisher for a copy of these corrections.
Web Site: Interweave Press
Their Toll free # is 800-272-2193.

Minnow Knits, by Jill Eaton
There are several corrections to patterns - including Polka Dots, Coco Chenille, Petite Chic, Brit Jacket, Buttons and Bows and Ski Baby.
Contact the publisher for a copy of these corrections.
Web Site: Lark Books
or E-mail Lark's Customer Service
Their Toll free # is 800 284-3388.

New Pathways for Sock Knitters, by Cat Bordhi
For errata please scroll to the bottom of this page link.

Simply Knit, by Unicorn Books and Crafts
Unicorn has corrections posted on their web site.

Socks Socks Socks, edited by Elaine Rowley
Sideways Sox Supreme by Liz Clouthier- corrections to her sock pattern are reprinted below, with permission.

"I just realized that the pattern for the Sideways Sox Supreme (p 76) of the Socks^3 book is missing a very important piece of info -- the ROW gauge! Since the sock is done sideways, the row gauge is probably more important that the stitch gauge, since it's the rows that make up the circumference of the sock.
The row gauge in the original pattern was 11.2 rows/inch over the 4-row stitch pattern (2 rows stockinette, 2 rows seed st). If you get 11-12 stitches/inch, that will give you a sock circumference of about 8" to 8.5". The sock fabric does not have a lot of give in that direction so check your row gauge!
The stitch gauge can be 6 to 7 stitches/inch over seed stitch. There is plenty of stretch in that direction, so there's a little more flexibility in the stitch gauge. Even going up to 7.5 stitches/inch might be OK.
Note that if you get LESS than 6 stitches/inch (say 5 or 5.5 sts/inch) the foot of your sock will be longer." Liz Clouthier

Socks Soar on Two Circular Needles, by Cat Bordi,
Errata
Simple Sock, Gusset - page 8:
Round 1: k (15, 21, 25), k2tog, k1, (marker is here), maintaining ribbing as established for . (22, 30, 36) sts, (marker is here), k1, ssk, k (15, 21, 25). Round 2, and all even-numbered rounds: K across both needles, maintaining the ribbing pattern on instep sts. Round 3: k (14, 20, 24), k2tog, k1, (marker is here), maintaining ribbing as established for (22, 30, 36) sts, (marker is here), k1, ssk, k (14, 20, 24). The rest is correct as printed.

Leaf & Tendril Sock - page 37 - second column, after the Round 47 directions, it should read: "Repeat rounds 24-47", NOT 25-47.

Abbreviations and Explanations page 44 -- ssp definition - third sentence should read: "Insert right needle", NOT left needle.

Stahman's Shawls and Scarves, by Myrna Stahman
Errata - Robert Scarf - Page 107,
A hearty "Thank You" to Kathy Neal, of Fibercations, for discovering a design error in Chart S2 of the Robert Seamen's scarf on page 107. (plse follow the link for Errata - Roberts Scarf for details)

Traditional Knitted Lace Shawls, by Martha Waterman
The pattern for the "Kerry Blue Square" shawl has several corrections.
Contact the publisher for a copy of these corrections.
Web Site: Interweave Press
Their Toll free # is 800-272-2193.

Traditional Lace Knitting, by Furze Hewitt
There are several corrections Errata Traditional Lace

Special Note - Many thanks to Joan Kass and Cherilyn Roosen-Runge, who have kept me informed of sources for pattern corrections.