Knitting America

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Voyageur Press
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User Review  - RochesterKnittingGui - LibraryThing

“Susan has placed the history of knitting within the context of American history, so we can clearly see how knitting is intertwined with such subjects as geography, migration, politics, economics ... Read full review

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User Review  - ammie - LibraryThing

This is a fun history of knitting in America, of the trends in pattern making, yarn and needle marketing, knitting groups, knitting origins, and celebrity endorsement. The book even includes some ... Read full review

Contents

The First American Knitters
11
Victorians Knit in a Culture of Domesticity
23
Knitting for the Civil War
39
Traveling Stitches
51
Knitting for an Age of Optimism
73
The Knitting War
91
The Knitting Doldrums of the 1920s
109
Back to the Knitting Needles in the 1930s
121
An Army of Knitters
137
The Family that Knits Together
155
Worldly Knitting
171
Knitting Redefined
183
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