Peggy has a great beginner's weaving book and a comprehensive series with carefully explained details to improve weaving skills. It's all in the details!
"It is wonderful that these books put today's weavers in touch with well-tried European methods and so keep alive a tradition of real textile craftsmanship" –Peter Collingwood
Basic designs in multiple patterns and gauges
A series of books with clearly explained basic knitting information
101 Patchwork Patterns, by Ruby Mckim
Plaids and Stripes, by Roberta Morton
Old Swedish Quilts, by Asa Wettre and Lena Nessle
Who’d a Though It: Improvisation in African-American Quiltmaking, by Eli Leon