To Knit or Not to Knit: Helpful and Humorous Hints for the Passionate Knitter by Elvira Woodruff

I like books about knitting.  I do not mean pattern books, which I do love, but aren’t what I am referring to here.  I mostly mean memoirs or essays.  I also read novels that involve knitting, but they aren’t my favorite.  Most of the novels I’ve come across are genre series, a category of books I do not often read, regardless of knitting references, as I tend to get bored with them after a couple books.  There’s not a lot of knitting memoir and essay books out there, so a couple months ago, I went poking around on Amazon to see if I could find any that I had not read.  I looked in the “Coming Soon” list and found To Knit or Not to Knit (Is that even a legitimate question?!  Of course there will be knitting!).  It sounded interesting, so I pre-ordered it and then forgot all about it until it arrived on my doorstep a week ago, a couple days before the official release date.  Since I was in the midst of dealing with Pepper’s health, I did not get to read it until last night.  I’m sorry that it took me so long to get to it, as I quite enjoyed the book!

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Little Owl’s Orange Scarf

I have a small collection of children’s picture books, even though Chris and I do not have any children.  Most are books I personally loved as a child.  When I come across amazing children’s books, I add them to my collection.  When children visit our house, they get to check out the collection and I occasionally pick one up and read it myself just because it makes me happy.  This weekend, I unexpectedly stumbled across a picture book featuring knitting, so of course it came home with me!

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