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

User Review  - Janet - Goodreads

Nice audiobook about knitting, I learned lots. I can't imagine what people went through: knitting in covered wagons through hardships, knitting for servicemen during wars, servicemen knitting during ... Read full review

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

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  - Lisa Boone - Goodreads

A very scholarly work, full of information. Read full review

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

User Review  - Catherine - Goodreads

loved it - as much a social history of women in the US as of knitting 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  - 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  - 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


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