No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Nov 17, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 512 pages
26 Reviews
Examines the history of the nation from the perspective of women and knitting, tracing the changes in day-to-day life and in women's roles in society from colonial times to the present.
  

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

User Review  - Pancha - Goodreads

A social history from the Revolutionary War to the 1980s with particular focuses on wartimes. Its not a bad book, but it makes me want to read a straight history of knitting. Read full review

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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

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