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Review: No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

I'd previously read the full book for a class and loved it. This time I listened to the abridged audio version, which was not well edited. The transitions between chapters was quite abrupt and post ... Read full review

Review: No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting

User Review  - Deborah Hopkinson - Goodreads

I enjoyed this book very much and it inspired one of my own about knitting in World War I. Read full review

Review: No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting

User Review  - Stormy - Goodreads

Though an abridged version, there is a lot of information about women in history and the vital part they played. It was mind blowing to discover how much of an effect women had on the outcome of the ... Read full review

Review: No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting

User Review  - Beth Montano - Goodreads

I like this book as it looks at the history of knitting in America. It is a good follow-up to the early chapters of The History of Hand Knitting by Rutt. Read full review

Review: No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting

User Review  - Vanessa - Goodreads

I was a little disappointed that the book only goes up to the 1980s. I would love to read an updated version that includes the most recent revival of knitting among hip 20 somethings. Read full review

Review: No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting

User Review  - Rozanne - Goodreads

A pleasant surprise. I grabbed this in the library cuz I couldn't believe there was a book on such a narrow topic (and a topic that is of great interest to me). It's quite interesting--who knew how ... Read full review

Review: No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting

User Review  - Alicia - Goodreads

Interesting read on the historical aspect of hand knitting. It covers the time from the American settlers to the 1980s. The author kept it interesting and the photographs are outstanding. Read full review

Review: No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting

User Review  - Anna Piranha - Goodreads

A fascinating look at the history of knitting in the United States. Ok, probably not fascinating to non-knitters. Read full review


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