A Stash of One's Own: Knitters on Loving, Living With, and Letting Go of Yarn
Clara Parkes (Author)
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DescriptionA new, addictive-to-read collection of essays and stories celebrating yarn--specifically, the knitter's reputation for acquiring it in large quantities and storing it away in what's lovingly referred to as a "stash." The pieces in this collection span from comical to earnest, lighthearted to deeply philosophical, in a celebration of the how, why, when, and what of stashes each knitter has accumulated over the years. We'll hear from bestselling authors, designers, yarn-store owners, essayists, sheep farmers, mill owners, and the people behind the world's largest collective online stash, Ravelry.com.
September 11, 2018
5.5 X 7.9 X 0.7 inches | 0.45 pounds
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About the Author
Clara Parkes is the founder and publisher of KnittersReview.com, an email newsletter that explores the pleasures and subtleties of yarn. Described by Folio magazine as "[for knitters] what Cook's Illustrated is for chefs and foodies" since its May 2000 debut, Parkes's Knitter's Review newsletter boasts 35,000 subscribers. Parkes herself has 17,000+ Instagram followers and 13,400+ on Twitter, and an international host of fans. She lives in Portland, Maine.