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    Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, best-selling author of At Knit’s End and celebrated blogger and humorist of the knitting world, is back! Funnier than ever, Pearl-McPhee continues her running dialogue with her knitting compatriots — cheering them on to ever-greater heights in the climb to make knitting universally recognized as THE peak life experience.

    Both a celebration of knitting and a sourcebook for practical information, this book is a collection of useful advice and emotional support for the knitter. Pearl-McPhee examines essential truisms of knitting, side by side with tongue in-cheek warnings, realities, and fantasies about the act of knitting and the people who do it.

    In chapters on everything from yarn needles, gauge, and knitting bag essentials to hats, socks, shawls, and sweaters, Pearl-McPhee unravels the mysteries of what it is that makes knitting click, from the inside out. She dares to question longstanding rules and uncover the true essence of what makes a hat a hat, a sock a sock, and so on. Insights into why certain techniques work encourage knitters to take control and knit in the way that works best for them. As she says, “There are no knitting police.”

    The result is an illuminating, liberating (and hilarious!) look at knitting that will comfort the experienced knitter, surprise the mainstream one, and entice the beginner.

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    ISBN 9781580178341
    Genre CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Needlework / Knitting
    Format Paperback
    Pages 224
    Publisher Date 2006-03-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Storey Books
    Copyright Year 2006
    Height 7.75 in
    Wdth 6.0 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.7 lb
    Language English
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Pearl-McPhee, Stephanie
    Dimensions 9.0x6.45x0.75
    Country of Origin United States

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    • Left in Stitches

      From the first page to the very last, I could barely force myself to set this book down. Stephanie's hilarious writing style, and expert knowledge of knitting is encouraging this novice knitter. I am now on the path to trying projects I would never considered before reading this book. I can't wait to read the rest of her books.

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    • Knitting Rules

      Very entertaining book with lots of useful tips and instructions cleverly interwoven with the humor.

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