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

User Review  - Greta - Goodreads

As a knitter and feminist, this book was a fascinating history of Women in America as viewed through the lens of Knitting. I was constantly telling other people about what I had found reading this book. It looses steam a bit somewhat towards the end, but a wonderful if dense read! 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  - Molly - Goodreads

I am biased because I am obsessed with knitting, so much so that I am writing my thesis about it. But this book was really great. MacDonald did a lot of research about women's journals, period advertising, and the visual culture associated with knitting. Read full review

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

User Review  - Linda - Goodreads

One of the few sources available on the history of knitting. Read full review


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