2006 Hardcover First edition New in new jacket 223 Pages. Publisher notes: Some learned to crochet at a grandmothers knee and now keep the faith. Others sought comfort in the
craft during dark and troubling times. And still others found in crocheting a way of making something that perfectly expresses the artist inside. Yet others, of course, needed a vest. How people came to crocheting, what theyve made of it, what memories it has added to their lives, and what moments of insight and simple pleasure its brought them are the stories told in Hooked: A Crocheters Stash of Wit and Wisdom. A tribute to the age-old art, Hooked is embellished with charming illustrations from vintage pattern booklets. Among the contributorswith anecdotes ranging from the whimsical to the philosophicalare newcomers and those well known in crocheting circles from Lily Chin, Jennifer Hansen, Karen Searle, and Gwen Blakely Kinsler to Lela Nargi, Kay Dorn, Nilda Mesa, Deborah Robson, Annie Modesitt, and Linda Permann.
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