The idea of slow knitting is what initially led me to this book. “It’s not what you think it is,” we’re told at the beginning of this chapter.
Extended blog post of interest about knitting and writing.
If you’re not in the New Years Pi Shawl KAL yet, join in on my Ravelry group or Google+ community so you can listen to me read aloud from Stories In Stitches 2. I’ll be starting to post the recordings this week. Ravelryhttp://www.ravelry.com/discuss/fans-of-donna-druchunas/2766020/ Google+https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/105612505535742294451
Taking the photographs for a knitting book is as important as making the samples and doing the writing. For Stories In Stitches™ 2, we had three different locations. The Anna Marie Jensen shawls and doilies were shot in Colorado by Ava’s husband, Rich. The cardigan and pi shawl featuring Dorothy Reade’s motifs were shot in […]
Here is a list of knitting books by authors other than me that can take you on an armchair tour of the world. Even if you don’t plant to knit lace in all of these styles, you will enjoy the history and stories about the knitters and their traditions. They’re not all in English, but they all include lots of photos and charts.