Japanese if you please

I recently purchased (or had purchased for me, for my birthday! ) this amazing Japanese stitch dictionary from Amazon Japan:

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I’d wanted it for quite some time and it is the most perfect gift ever. With a little research I discovered it is a fraction of the price to buy it online directly from Japan, even with the shipping, and then to make matters even more thrilling, I now get regular emails from Japanese Amazon with knitting book suggestions!

Check out these new tempting beauties I’ve just seen:

Apparently there is a a new Isager book coming out soon featuring some interesting entrelac projects!

And taking it back to the home country:

This one once again makes me bemoan that I’d can’t make heads or tails of the  Japanese sewing book and patterns I already have:

I could spend hours just going through the ‘people who bought this product also bought‘ suggestions and through the ‘look inside’ pages!

Look at what is inside the new Fall No.163 DAMA issue!

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Azayakana! (brilliant!) ;-D