All Wound Up: The Yarn Harlot Writes for a Spin

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Andrews McMeel Publishing, Oct 18, 2011 - Crafts & Hobbies - 240 pages

Inside All Wound Up, New York Times best-selling author and self-proclaimed Yarn Harlot Stephanie Pearl-McPhee spins her third yarn on knitting for the 60 million knitters in North America who collectively spend $45 billion a year on knitting-related merchandise.

In her trademark style, McPhee talks about knitting, parenting, friendship, and--gasp!--even crocheting in essays that are at times touching, often hilarious, and always entertaining. Fans of her popular blog at will adore this all-new collection of tales of the woolen and silky skein, which follow the Yarn Harlot's previous exploits chronicled inside Yarn Harlot and Free-Range Knitter.


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User Review  - sriemann - LibraryThing

Really nicely done. Not only are those essays that are humorous really humorous and those meant to be moving or thoughtful really thoughtful - I felt like a lot of care went into picking just the right words and phrases to evoke those moods. One of YarnHarlot's best. Read full review

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User Review  - justicefortibet - LibraryThing

The Yarn Harlot rides again! Stephanie Pearl-McPhee never fails to make me laugh, no matter the subject. In this book she touches on the cool kids in high school, how to raise your children without ... Read full review


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Stephanie Pearl-McPhee is the author of several books and three collections of essays: "Yarn Harlot," "Free-Range Knitter," and "All Wound Up." (Two of those are "New York Times" best sellers, which both Stephanie and her mum are really proud of.) She maintains a popular virtual home at, and a less organized (and popular) actual home in Toronto, Canada. She's a mother of three, a wife of one, can drive a standard, and has owned two cats in a row that don't care much for her.

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