Kate Jacobs



Kate Jacobs is the New York Times-bestselling author of Comfort Food, Knit Two, and The Friday Night Knitting Club, which has over 1 million copies in print.

Kate grew up near Vancouver, British Columbia, in the scenic and delightfully named town of Hope (pop. 6,184). It’s an area filled with friends and family and Kate loves to visit. Back then, of course, it was tremendously boring, as only home can be to a teenager. As a result, Kate begged her parents to send her to boarding school in Victoria, BC. From there she traded in her navy blazer to earn a Bachelor’s degree in journalism at Carleton University in Ottawa. Next, in a fit of optimism/courage/naivete – take your pick – she followed it up with a move to bustling New York City (pop. 8

Average rating: 3.43 · 102,820 ratings · 12,586 reviews · 7 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Friday Night Knitting C...

3.42 avg rating — 70,941 ratings — published 2006 — 64 editions
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Comfort Food

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Knit the Season (Friday Nig...

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What Really Happened in Anc...

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The Friday Night Knitting Club Knit Two Knit the Season
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“The thing is, that when you're young, you always think you'll meet all sorts of wonderful people, that drifting apart and losing friends is natural. You don't worry, at first, about the friends you leave behind. But as you get older, it gets harder to build friendships. Too many defenses, too little opportunity. You get busy. And by the time you realize that you've lost the dearest best friend you've ever had, years have gone by and you're mature enough to be embarrassed by your attitude and, frankly, by your arrogance.”
Kate Jacobs, The Friday Night Knitting Club

“Sometimes suffering is just suffering,” she told Gus. “It doesn't make you stronger. It doesn't build character. It only hurts.”
Kate Jacobs, Comfort Food

“And there's always a better time than right now and there always will be. But right now is what we've got.”
Kate Jacobs, The Friday Night Knitting Club


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