Both a celebration of knitting and a sourcebook for practical information, Knitting Rules! offers simple instructions for making hats, socks, and scarves, and sympathetic, emotional support. 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. Unraveling the mysteries of what it is that makes knitting click, the Yarn Harlot is at her hilarious best!
- Paperback | 224 pages
- 152 x 204 x 13.72mm | 326.59g
- 01 Mar 2006
- Storey Books
- Vermont, United States
- Illustrations, black and white
"[Stephanie Pearl-McPhee] has created another laugh-out-loud masterpiece . . ."--Vogue Knitting "She has become something of an unwitting rock star in the world of knitting."
About Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, aka The Yarn Harlot, entertains knitters with her unique blend of humour and knitting high-wire acts via her popular online blog www.yarnharlot.com, articles and essays.
Our customer reviews
This book talks you through all the main items a knitter will likely want to make - hats, scarves, shawls, jumpers (sweaters). With humour and insight, the author gives lots of hints & tips as well as step-by-step instructions of how to tackle the various tasks, and offers two or three versions as well. This book will be fantastic for knitters of all levels, and is a fun book to read as well as to learn from.show moreby Merinda