Meredith Barnhill Willett and Beth Robertson, self-
pubished, 2005, ISBN 0-9770592-0-0.
The full-color book covers three important techniques in needlepoint which frustrate
many stitchers, including me.
Many canvases feature hair or fur. There are so many kinds of knots, it’s amazing. But how
often do we avoid doing looped or pile stitches, or settle for the only knot we know how to
Settle no more. There are tons of ideas and each one not only has a diagram, it has
detailed instructions, and a color photograph of the stitch, many in currently available
Many stitches also have introductions which discuss ways to vary the stitch or best uses.
Each chapter has a section which introduces the type of stitch. There is also an index.
Finally, this has to be one of the most beautiful self-published needlepoint books around.