Margaret Radcliffe

Margaret Radcliffe

Author of the the bestselling Knitting Answer Book (Storey Publishing, 2005) and The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques (2008). My newest book, Circular Knitting Workshop, was published in March 2012. My 4th book, The Knowledgeable Knitter, was released in September 2014.

In 1997, I founded Maggie’s Rags(TM) and publish a line of knitting patterns under that name.

My books explore knitting techniques in a depth well beyond what’s usually presented and do so in a way that makes both the techniques and their appropriate uses clear to knitters. As a designer, my favorite garments are ones that look complicated but rely on the simplest knitting techniques. As a publisher, I focus on patterns that help knitters learn new techniques and improve their skills. I teach everything from beginning knitting to garment design, with emphasis on helping all knitters to become independent and creative.

I have taught in many places and for many organizations, including the John C. Campbell Folk School, The Knitting Guild Association (TKGA), Stitches Expos, The National Needlearts Association (TNNA), The Madrona Fiberarts Winter Retreat, Webs, KnittaPalooza, Knitter’s Day Out, on cruise ships and windjammers, and for shops and fiber guilds across the U.S. If you’re interested in taking classes from me, you can find my teaching schedule on my web site. Or, you can follow me on Facebook at www.facebook.com/maggiesrags. Click on “Like” to get updates!

On Ravelry, I am magsrags.

original designs

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Trumpet Vine Sweater
Maggie's Rags S-00298 Trumpet Vine Baby Set
Trumpet Vine Hat
Maggie's Rags S-00298 Trumpet Vine Baby Set
Top-Down Raglan Sleeve Sweater
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Circular Yoked Sweater
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Twined-Cuff Glove
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Helix Half-Mitten
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Afterthought Mitten
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Anatomy of a Sock
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Afterthought Heel Sock
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Pentagon Potholder
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Triangle Potholder
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Oval Placemat
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Round Potholder
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Mitered Rectangle Scarf
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Lacy Square Shawl
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Steeked V-Neck Vest
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Half-Finger Glove
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Side-to-Side Sweater
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Octagon Pot Holder
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Double Double Trellis Shawl
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Double Double Circular Shawl
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Reversible Seamless Scarf
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Tip-Down Textured Mittens
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Honeycomb Bag
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Toe-Up Stranded Sock
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
V-Neck Vest
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Cable and Gusset Mittens
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Lacy Swirl Shawl
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Little Hats
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Jogless Garter Stitch Hat
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Bubble bag
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Easy Ribbed Headband
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Playful Pointed Hat
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Endless tube headband
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Heavenly hand warmers
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Beret
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Helix Hat
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Tubular Potholder
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
Evening Bag
Knit 'n Style, December 2011
8-Ball Shawl
Maggie's Rags
Design Your Own Mitered Scarf
Knit 'n Style, October 2010
Hat workshop
Knit 'N Style, December 2009
Gullwing Surplice
Maggie's Rags
Rose Fabric Hat
Maggie's Rags
I-Cord Coasters
The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques
Ruffles Socks
The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques
Windowpane Bag
The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques
Reversible Scarves
The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques
Double-Trouble Bag
The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques
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