To Knit or Not to Knit

To Knit or Not to Knit

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To Knit or Not to Knit is a unique Dear Abby/mini-knitting essay collection, offering humorous tales of triumph and terror on the needles, with a witty nod to the famous and infamous throughout history. As Mrs. Wicks happily quotes everyone from William Shakespeare to Beatrix Potter, she adds her own wit and wisdom to answer a variety of questions on knitting ranging from, Is there a quick fix for dropped stitches? to My boyfriend says my passion for knitting is stronger than my passion for hima€”what should I do? A number of Mrs. Wicksa€™ own patterns are sprinkled throughout, along with her sound advice for stitches dropped and love gone wrong. Ever the optimist, she advises her readers to pick up their needles, dust off their hearts, and cast on without looking back. Knitter and non-knitters alike will enjoy this literary look at life lessons offered through a wooly lens, from Pablo Narudoa€™s poem a€œOde to My Socksa€ (hand knit of course), to Ogden Nasha€™s witty words on the frustration of being married to a knitter, To Knit or Not to Knit is a quirky, enjoyable read, making it the perfect gift for the passionate knitter and thoughtful reader alike.A Short List on What the Queen Mum Was Missing Out on by Not Knitting for Babies, or How One Becomes Addicted to the ... but they also have pictures of chubbycheeked babies, looking too adorable for words in their wooly hats and mittens.

Title:To Knit or Not to Knit
Author:Elvira Woodruff
Publisher:Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. - 2014-07-15


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