Free-Range Knitter: The Yarn Harlot Writes Again
Publish date: September 23rd 2008
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Pages no: 228
Edition language: English
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You probably don't know this if you're not a knitter (or a bookseller), but the craft of knitting has a long tradition of literature. Not only how-to books, although there are certainly plenty of those. But even the most basic learn-to-knit book contains rumination on the craft, the art, the traditi...
This is Stephanie in full flight, each chapter has a few sections and there are several descriptions of how other people knit and the why of their knitting along with some descriptions of juggling motherhood and knitting. The stories are quite short and filled with the usual Yarn Harlot humour. Th...
Yarn harlot is the only knitting essay writer that I can enjoy reading. I've tried another knitting essay & short story compilation from various authors and just couldn't get any fun from it.
I give up. I dutifully read through page 150 of Free-Range Knitter and just did not want to pick it up again. It's an ARC so I felt I should slog through to the end but I can't make myself do it.Pearl-McPhee's writing is fine -- words are put together nicely, and it's funny in spots, touching in oth...
"I received this as an Early Reviewers copy. Free-Range Knitter is a collection of essays, split into seven parts as if it were a knitting project: casting on, knitting two together, yarn overs, left-leaning decreases, making one, continuing to knit even, and casting off. Each part begins with an es...
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