[Reading] ➬ Yarn Harlot ➳ Stephanie Pearl-McPhee – Easyfaroairporttransfers.co.uk

Yarn Harlot Stephanie Pearl McPhee S Deepest Wish Is That Everyone Understand That Knitting Is At Least As Fun As Baseball And Way Cooler Than The Evil Looped Path Of Crochet Every Project, From A Misshapen Hat To The Most Magnificent Sweater, Holds A Story Yarn Harlot Tells All Those Stories With Humor, Insight, And Sympathy For The Obsessed.Over 50 Million People In America Knit The Average Knitter Spends Between 500 And 1,700 A Year On Yarn, Patterns, Needles, And Books No Longer Just A Fad Or A Hobby, Knitting Has Advanced To A Lifestyle Yarn Harlot The Secret Life Of A Knitter Moves Beyond Instructions And Patterns Into The Purest Elements Of Knitting Obsession, Frustration, Reflection, And Fun Stephanie Pearl McPhee S Humorous And Poignant Essays Find Humor In Knitting An Enormous Afghan That Requires A Whopping 30 Balls Of Wool, Having A Husband With Size 13 Feet Who Loves To Wear Hand Knit Socks, And Earns Her Yarn Harlot Title With Her Love Of Any New Yarn She Ll Quickly Drop An Old Project For The Fresh Saucy Look Of A New Interesting Yarn.Since The Upsurge In Knitting Began In The Early 90s, The Number Of Women Under 45 Who Knit Has Doubled Knitting Is No Longer A Hobby For Just Grandmothers Women And Men Of All Ages Are Embracing This Art Describing Its Allure Is Best Left To Stephanie Who Explains It Is A Well Known Fact That Knitting Is A Sparkling Form Of Entertainment, As Spiritual As Yoga, As Relaxing As A Massage, And As Funny As Erma Bombeck Trapped In A PTA Meeting.


10 thoughts on “Yarn Harlot

  1. says:

    Honestly, I laughed out loud, I cried silently, I saw myself on nearly every page and I can barely knit This is a book about addictions the healthy ones that all of us find ourselves tangled up with at some point in our lives, and we find that we are suddenly obsessive compulsive about something and just don t know how to put it down Since there seems to be no cure, we do our best to make the activity meaningful not only for ourselves, but also for our families and others around us I fee Honestly, I laughed out loud, I cried silently, I saw myself on nearly every page and I can barely knit This is a boo...


  2. says:

    Knitting humor.Seriously It is fun stuff Nearly as fun as blocking your first lace shawl or rolling around naked in your yarn stash.Stephanie Pearl McPhee, aka the Yarn Harlot, is a knitter, a mum she s Canadian , a doula, the inventor of the word kinnearing and a super fun writer I ve been reading her blog for a few months and finally picked up one of her books Yarn Harlot The Secret Life of a Knitter is described as a sort of David Sedaris like take on ...


  3. says:

    I crochet I already have a yarn stash which is defying the laws of physics, and making my housemates a little nervous I ve taught my best friend to crochet, and one of my housemates is in the process of learning We re incredibly proud of a very, very long row of chain stitches, which are going to become eventually a scarf for my teddy bear My girlfriend knits I own a full length replica of the scarf Tom Baker wore as the Eighth Doctor, on Doctor Who, knitted for me by her I have a k I crochet I already have a yarn stash which is...


  4. says:

    Stephanie Pearl McPhee is an awesome writer who can take an ordinary story and make it sound like the funniest knitting story you have ever read I love reading her books because they cause side splitting laughter and that my friends, is a good thing.


  5. says:

    This book was such fun, full of situations us knitters can relate to The last few chapters did scrape the barrel a bit but I will definitely be looking to read her other books if I get the chance.


  6. says:

    I skimmed through this book fairly quickly since it is a bit of a guilty light reading for me For a non knitter this book would probably make no sense whatsoever For someone who has is slowly being pulled into the lure of the craft, the book is slightly amusing and mildly entertaining, reading like a series of b...


  7. says:

    2 stars Readers who knit might enjoy this It s not for me.I did not laugh There are 37 chapters Each one is like an amusing personal essay For example First chapter is the author s attempt to knit a large afghan The project is too big, and she has trouble staying motivated Second chapter is the author and a friend each knitting a sweater Problems include running out of yarn and fixing the size Third chapter is about the author knitting a cardigan for herself I only read those three c 2 stars Readers who knit might enjoy this It s not for me.I did not laugh There are 37 chapters Each one is like an amusing personal essay For example First chapter is the au...


  8. says:

    Staphanie spins a good yarn. get it about the secret lives of knitters.their life of stash concealmet.., their unrealistic goal setting. their frustrationa with deisgners.their wool fetishs I laughed out loud many times as I recognized my habits of my friends and my own off and on again relationship with this most wonderful craft.I had two favorite chapters One is very serious as she is requested to take on the stash of a very dear friend w Staphanie spins a good yarn. get it about the secret lives of knitters.their life of stash concealmet.., their unrealistic goal setting. their frustrationa with deisgners.their wool fetishs I laughed out loud many times as I recognized my habits of my friends and my own off and on again relationship with this most wonderful craft.I had two favorite chapters One is very serious as she is requested to take on the stash of a very dear friend who can no longer knit due illness The other was telling the difference between kni...


  9. says:

    Really fun read Totally justified my yarn hoarding stashing habits I don t even usually enjoy nonfiction and flew through this laughing out loud along the way Maybe someday I ll be a capital k Knitter too


  10. says:

    I love reading about knitting It is so inspiring to me as a fiber artist Plus this book is very funny and relatable to knitters and non knitters alike There were also some very poignant and touching moments where I teared up a bit, which of course just inspiredkniiting.


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