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KnitKnacks: Much Ado About Knitting

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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 ...

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780760328477
  • Publisher: Voyageur Press
  • Publication date: 4/15/2007
  • 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.

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.

Sigrid Arnott is a recovering archaeologist who lives and knits in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Table of Contents

Contents

Foreword

KnitKnacks

By Kari Cornell

Chapter 1

The Irrepressible Urge to Knit

How to Tell When You’ve Crossed the Line from Recreational Knitter to Full-fledged Addict

By Laura Billings

Chapter 2

Knitting on the Road…and Beyond

A Few Ideas on Where to Knit Your Bit

Chapter 3

The Agony and the Ecstasy

True Confessions of a Yarnileptic

By Clara Parkes

Chapter 4

Will Work for Yarn

Signs that Yarn (and acquiring more of it) Dominates Your Existence

Chapter 5

Ridiculous Knits

Knitting for the Man in Your Life

By Sigrid Arnott

Chapter 6

Knit Talk

A Knitter’s Translate-o-Matic

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