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Stephanie Pearl-McPhee Casts Off by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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Sep 06, 2008

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Recommended for: knitters
Read in September, 2008

I'm a fairly new knitter (almost a year!) and have read some of the Yarn Harlot's blog. I decided to get some of her books from the library to see what's what.

Pearl-McPhee is a pretty funny lady! In this book, she welcomes us to the land of Knitting. We learn how to pack for vacations, the pests associated with knitting, diseases (the dreaded second sock syndrome!), etc. We read about politics (natural yarn vs. acrylics) and etiquette (is it ok to knit in public?)

Right now, I'm knitting my very first sock. Hopefully, I won't contract SSS!

A cute, fun to read book, for new and experienced knitters


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