freeform style
Freeform Style: Blend Knit & Crochet to Create Fiber Art Wearables

Prudence Mapstone & Jonelle Raffino (2009)
ISBN 976-1-60061-138-4
Learn to combine freeform knitting and crochet into gorgeous wearable art with patterns and instruction for every level of freeform artist.

Ask for it at a bookshop near you.


coat of many scrumbles
Coat of Many Scrumbles

Group project by Prudence Mapstone & 64 members of the international free form crochet guild (2007)
ISBN 978-0-9580443-4-9
Lots of inspiration for scrumbling! Read about how 63 fiberartists and crocheters from around the world got together to take up a challenge, and created four magnificent art-to-wear garments.
>> Available through Etsy


freeform by prudence mapstone
Freeform: Serendipitous Design Techniques for Knitting & Crochet

2nd Edition
Prudence Mapstone (2006)
ISBN 978-0-9580443-3-2
Including tips on Finding the Right Yarns, Choosing Your Colours, Fabrication, Patterns and Hints for Successful Freeform Knitting & Crochet. This book is now out of print.

>> Now available as an 88 page PDF eBook online


never too many handbags
Never too many handbags

Prudence Mapstone (2005)
ISBN 0-9580443-2-5
A guide to creating your own original handbag using freeform knitting & crochet. Full of ideas and techniques for unusual handbag design, showcasing a wide range of Prudence’s unique designs in full colour.

>> PDF eBook version now available online


bullions & beyond
Bullions & Beyond

Tips & techniques for the crochet bullion stitch
Prudence Mapstone (2005)

Specifically focusing on bullions, the tutorial hopes to demystify the elusive bullion stitch. Includes many variations and applications of the stitch.

>> PDF eBook version now available online

Other Publications

Prudence’s work has also been featured in the following publications alongside other fibre artists.

crochet master classCrochet Master Class

Jean Leinhauser & Rita Weiss (2010)
ISBN 978-0307586537
Crochet Master Class presents 18 crochet techniques taught by some of the world’s best crochet designers and instructors.
Each chapter focuses on a different technique, inviting you to dip in, experiment, and then apply your newfound skills to create a custom piece designed by these crochet luminaries.

take along knitting book
Take-Along Knitting

20+ Easy Portable Projects (2009)
ISBN 978-1440305382
Patterns by Stefanie Japel, Prudence Mapstone, Hannah Fettig & more. Take Along Knitting gives readers a range of portable knitting projects in one convenient package.


textiles now
Textiles Now

Drusilla Cole (2008)
ISBN 978-1856695725

Textiles Now celebrates international contemporary textile design focusing on fabric and fiber designs from the past five years that have been created for use in decorative art fashion and interior design.

Illustrated with photographs showing the textiles and where appropriate their end use in context. Clear captions provide information on the contributing artists their techniques and inspirations enabling a deeper critical understanding and appreciation of the medium.

textiles & designTextiles & Design

Christine Castle & Lynda Peters (2007)
ISBN 978-0170133111
This publication is the new text for senior textiles students in NSW, Australia. Written by two of the state’s leading teachers and providing detailed information on every aspect of the Preliminary and HSC Syllabus, this text is the only one of its kind available.

It features fresh case studies and a beautiful, highly-photographic design.