The monthly knitting bookclub of Knitter Donna. Free to join, occasionally offering items for sale. Discussions and more.

November Mystery Cowl KAL

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been off my game since the 2016 election and I’m pretty tired of feeling this way. I’m getting ready to kick off my funk at the mid-terms and no matter what happens, I’m moving forward with my life and creative work in 2019 with renewed energy and determination. […]

Reading about Japanese Knitting & Culture

Are you in Our Knitting Roots Book Club yet? It’s a free Facebook group. On Feb 1 we will start reading again! Our topic will be Japan and we’ll be reading two books. Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida, translated by Gayle Roehm. This book is a drop-dead stunning stitch dictionary, […]

Immigrants and Assimilation

Have you joined Our Knitting Roots book club yet? You can sign up for email updates (2x a month), or follow along in my Ravelry group, or in a private Facebook group. We’re discussing House of Stone by Anthony Shadid. Here’s one of the discussion topics: Do immigrants assimilate? One of the reasons given by […]

March Bookclub: House of Stone

House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East by Anthony Shadid Welcome! Welcome to our first book discussion! Below you’ll find some of my thoughts about the first few chapters of this book along with specific discussion questions. Please feel free to answer the questions I’ve posted in the comments, […]

March Book Club Schedule

We start our first bookclub discussions tomorrow! I’m going to start with House of Stone because it is still in print and available as an ebook and audio book and I think everyone has been able to get a copy, or can get one instantly.   This is all new to me, so please be […]

Our Knitting Roots Book Club Update

Ok, here’s the scoop! I needed a little more time for set up than I thought. (I am always doing too much at once!) So we will officially kick it off in March. At that time, I’ll create a new post for the book selections and knitting for that topic, and announce it here as […]

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