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

User Review  - Sharon - Goodreads

"No Idle Hands" is not a book for the casual reader. This is a serious, scholarly work on a rather narrow topic - the social history of knitting in America. If you are interested in knitting and its ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Shannon - Goodreads

A nerdy book for a nerdy girl. It told an interesting story about the importance knitting has played in the social lives of both women AND men over the years, from war knitting to fashion knitting to ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Caitlin - Goodreads

So I didn't quite manage to finish this one, not through any fault of the book but rather because my local library doesn't have it. I checked it out while visiting family over the holidays and simply ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Beth - Goodreads

You probably have to be a knitter to appreciate this book. I found it occasionally slow. But, on the whole, I thought it was interesting and enjoyable. Read full review

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

User Review  - Sw - Goodreads

Listened to audio version and enjoyed it, but it would have been very dry to read. Read full review

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

User Review  - Louise Silk - Goodreads

I was disappointed with this book. It seemed so limited in scope. I wish that the author had a more feminist point of view, what she does is not very critical of time and situation- more a simple ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

Though it looks like it's going to be dry, this is a rather fascinating look at knitting's (and other needlecrafts) role in a Protestant-work-ethic culture, as well as the role of traditional women's ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Wendy - Goodreads

This was pretty good, and while academic, an easy, quick read (that is, when I read it--I couldn't read more than a chapter or so at a time, before I got tired of reading the word "knitting"). The ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Oyceter - Goodreads

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