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KnitKnacks: Much Ado About Knitting
     

KnitKnacks: Much Ado About Knitting

by Clara Parkes, Laura Billings, Sigrid Arnott, Kari Cornell (Foreword by)
 

Taking a light-hearted approach to the art that keeps us in stitches, this nimble little book is filled with comical stories and words of wisdom, providing a humorous glimpse into the world of knitting. With laugh-out-loud tales of the allure of yarn, suggestions for the best places to knit (An ice shanty on a Minnesota lake, perhaps? Or maybe on the back of a

Overview

Taking a light-hearted approach to the art that keeps us in stitches, this nimble little book is filled with comical stories and words of wisdom, providing a humorous glimpse into the world of knitting. With laugh-out-loud tales of the allure of yarn, suggestions for the best places to knit (An ice shanty on a Minnesota lake, perhaps? Or maybe on the back of a motorcycle?), and the tell-tale signs of yarn-collecting spinning out of control, this nifty work is illustrated throughout with amusing vintage pattern booklets, advertisements, photographs, and charming artwork.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760328477
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
04/15/2007
Edition description:
First
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.25(d)

Meet the Author

Kari Cornell is the editor of For the Love of Knitting, Knitting Yarns and Spinning Tales, Around the Quilt Frame, and Hooked: A Crocheter's Stash of Wit and Wisdom, all published by Voyageur Press. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband, two sons, and beagle. She has been a knitter for the past five years.Still living in that drafty farmhouse on the coast of Maine, Clara Parkes achieves her yarnirvana by writing about yarn for Knitter's Review. Non-knitting time is spent spinning, dyeing, gardening, drinking far too much tea, and dreaming of projects to come. You can read her insights and discoveries at www.KnittersReview.com.Laura Billings is a columnist for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. In her spare time she tries to knit articles of clothing that her children will actually wear.Sigrid Arnott is a recovering archaeologist who lives and knits in Minneapolis, Minnesota.Kari Cornell is the editor of For the Love of Knitting, Knitting Yarns and Spinning Tales, Around the Quilt Frame, and Hooked: A Crocheter's Stash of Wit and Wisdom, all published by Voyageur Press. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband, two sons, and beagle. She has been a knitter for the past five years.Still living in that drafty farmhouse on the coast of Maine, Clara Parkes achieves her yarnirvana by writing about yarn for Knitter's Review. Non-knitting time is spent spinning, dyeing, gardening, drinking far too much tea, and dreaming of projects to come. You can read her insights and discoveries at www.KnittersReview.com.Laura Billings is a columnist for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. In her spare time she tries to knit articles of clothing that her children will actually wear.Sigrid Arnott is a recovering archaeologist who lives and knits in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Sigrid Arnott is a recovering archaeologist who lives and knits in Minneapolis, Minnesota.Editor Kari Cornell has been knitting and collecting vintage patterns for years. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband, two sons, and a beagle. Jennifer Simonson is a photographer in Minneapolis, MN. Her photographs have appeared in Sew Retro, published by Voyageur Press, and the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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