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At Knit's End: Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much [NOOK Book]

Overview

Do you ever...

Experience palpitations when passing a yarn shop?
Sneak new yarn purchases into the house?
Utter the words "just one more row"?
Plan your vacation around yarn store locations?
Secretly scope out new spots to store your ...
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At Knit's End: Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much

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Overview

Do you ever...

Experience palpitations when passing a yarn shop?
Sneak new yarn purchases into the house?
Utter the words "just one more row"?
Plan your vacation around yarn store locations?
Secretly scope out new spots to store your stash?

If you answered "yes" to one or more of these, you are at risk of becoming an obsessive knitter. This totally incurable condition is sure to be helped by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee's humorous and heart-felt "meditations." Her tangled reflections on the knitter's life will keep you in stitches and unravel your tensions for many warm and woolly moments to come.
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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly

Obsessive knitter Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, whose popular knitting blog gets 20,000 hits per day, offers her fellow knitters humorous knitting anecdotes, bits of homespun (no pun intended!) wisdom, helpful tips and little "mantras" to help keep their sanity when realizing an entire sleeve of a sweater has come out wrong and has to be redone. Even nonknitters can appreciate much of her humor-for example, her technique for "darning" socks that have holes in them, "which consists of loudly exclaiming 'DARN!' and a few other choice expletives before dropping them in the garbage." Pearl-McPhee has a warm, engaging voice brimming with humor and often punctuated by a self-deprecating chuckle. This audiobook of her folksy ruminations would make the perfect gift for anyone who loves to knit. The print version of this title won the 2006 Benjamin Franklin Award in humor. A Storey Publishing paperback. (July)

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Booklist
"A treasure of thoughts with which every knitter can identify."—Booklist
Baltimore Sun
"It's candy for knitters."—Baltimore Sun
From the Publisher
Her reflections on a knitter&#8217s odd habits and tangled life are spicy and funny and translate exceptionally well to audio format. . .
The Midwest Book Review
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603420976
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 3/4/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 365,155
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, a.k.a. the Yarn Harlot, entertains knitters with her unique humor via her popular blog (www.yarnharlot.com) and her best-selling books, Knitting Rules!, At Knit's End, and Stephanie Pearl-McPhee Casts Off.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 16, 2005

    As addictive as knitting itself

    This is a must-read for any knitter who wonders if he/she is the only one with a yarn stash that never decreases in size or needs to know that others love the craft as much as they do. The book is just like my most recent knitting project - I found every possible free moment to read it until I was done. It gave me a renewed sense of love for knitting. Now, I think I'll go knit a sock (or two).

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 4, 2013

    I love this book

    I read this book every chance I get. She makes you laugh, even if you aren't a knitter.

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  • Posted September 14, 2012

    Amusing

    Simply a collection of observations on knitting correlated with various famous quotes. Amusing, but completely unnecessary. If you're looking for a gift for a knitting reader, it might serve, but honestly, we'd rather have the yarn...

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  • Posted November 20, 2008

    Highly entertaining & informative!

    This should be on every knitters Christmas list! It's comprised of Stephanie's life experiences and really interesting facts that even beginning knitters can relate with. I bought a second copy for the friend that taught me how to knit. She was thrilled!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 23, 2007

    A Great Break Between Rows

    This book is wonderful to pick and read for a bit between your rows. It reinforces that knitting is a passion for almost anyone who picks up the needles, and helps you feel less crazy when you read about how obsessed Stephanie is.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 21, 2005

    Hilarious, but very true....

    This book is wonderful for not only the knitter, but also for anyone who lives with a knitting addict. The perfect book for the yarn-obsessed.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2005

    A Great Read

    At Knit's End is funny and quick-witted, like the 'Yarn Harlot' herself. I thoroughly enjoyed it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 29, 2005

    Yarn Harlot Rocks!

    Stephanie and her book are so very cool! If you are a knitting maniac you must read At Knits End!

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