Gil McNeil


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Gil McNeil is the author of the bestselling The Only Boy for Me, Stand By Your Man, In The Wee Small Hours and most recently Divas Don’t Knit. The Only Boy For Me has been made into a major ITV prime-time drama starring Helen Baxendale and was broadcast in 2007. Gil McNeil has edited five collections of stories with Sarah Brown, and is Director of the charity PiggyBankKids, which supports projects that create opportunities for children. She lives in Kent with her son and comes from a long line of champion knitters.

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The Only Boy for Me

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Stand by Your Man

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In the Wee Small Hours

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“It's much easier than I thought it would be."
Most things in knitting are, really.”
Gil McNeil, The Beach Street Knitting Society and Yarn Club

“I hate Earl Grey with a passion. It's like drinking stale perfume...”
Gil McNeil, The Beach Street Knitting Society and Yarn Club

“when men do something, it’s an art, but when women do it, it gets relegated to being a craft. It’s so annoying.”
Gil McNeil, The Beach Street Knitting Society and Yarn Club



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