A Stash of One's Own: Knitters on Loving, Living with, and Letting go of Yarn
From New York Timesbestselling knitting writer Clara Parkes, comes a new collection of essays and stories drawn from the yarn-loving, stash-collecting, close-knit community of knitters.
This addictive-to-read anthology celebrates yarn--specifically, the knitter's reputation for acquiring it in large quantities and storing it away in what's lovingly referred to as a "stash." Consider contributions from knitting and teaching luminaries, including:
The stories in A Stash of One's Ownrepresent and provide validation for knitters' wildly varying perspectives on yarn, from holding zero stash, to stash-busting, to stockpiling masses of it--and even including it in estate plans. These tales are for all fiber artists, spinners, dyers, crafters, crocheters, sheep farmers, shop owners, beginning knitters to yarn experts, and everyone who has ever loved a skein too hard to let it go.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Carolee888 - LibraryThing
Once I started reading this book, I was really hooked. I read every chance I could. I am rotational hobbist! I start on one hobby like working large jigsaw puzzles and when I tire of that I switch to ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mldg - LibraryThing
This book opened my mind to exactly what a stash is. I single- mindedly thought it was all about yarn and only yarn. A stash is so much more. (Which means mine is a lot larger than I thought.) It has also sent me on a journey to discover more about each author. Read full review