Originally Posted by ContiKnitter
My favorites are all 4 of Barbara Walker's Treasury series. They are the most comprehensive stitch dictionary you can buy. Period.
Another series I like are the Harmony Guides.
Readers Digest publishes a book that is a good collection of Harmony Guide stitches (for knit and crochet). It is a good buy at the price:
I was flipping through it at the bookstore, and it even has all the same pictures.