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Knitalong
By Larissa Brown

Knitalong

Celebrating the Tradition of Knitting Together

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Knitalong by Larissa Brown

Book Description

The immensely popular knitalong--an organized event where people knit together for a common goal--has only grown with the explosion of the Internet. Yesterday's wartime Red Cross sock drives have evolved into today's meet-ups at locales as diverse as cafes, state fairs, and major league ballparks, as well as international online gatherings; in fact, at any given time tens of thousands of people worldwide are involved in knitalongs, organized around a particular yarn, a favorite social cause, an intriguing project, a special event, or myriad other themes. Authors Larissa Brown and Martin John Brown present an inspiring look at centuries of people knitting together, and why knitters find the interaction so meaningful and worthwhile. Along the way, they offer 20 projects especially suited for different types of knitalongs. The Barn Raising Quilt and the Traveling Scarf, for instance, call on individual knitters to collaborate on a single project; while the Pinwheel Blanket and the Meathead Hat encourage a community of knitters to improvise on the same pattern to come up with a variety of results. Also included is essential information about finding, joining, and starting knitalongs. Hundreds of knitters participated in the knitalongs hosted by the authors as part of their research, and this book will inspire thousands more to get involved in the knitalong movement. The only book that celebrates this tradition of community and purpose, "Knitalong" is sure to have a powerful impact.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781584796657
ISBN-10: 1584796650
Format: Hardback
(197mm x 216mm x 20mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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When most people think of their 'grandmother's knitting,' they might not immediately see the connection to a modern knitter's life. This title shows us that nothing could be further from the truth - many of the popular knitters today found their passion for knitting under the tutelage of their grandmother or another older family member.

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Author Biography - Larissa Brown

Larissa Brown is a writer and fiber artist whose artwork has been featured in "Fiberarts" and "Knit.1" magazines and exhibited in New York, Seattle, Boston, and her hometown of Portland, Oregon. See her art at www.larissabrown.net and read her blog at www.larissmix.typepad. Martin John Brown is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in "MAKE, Sierra, Air & Space/Smithsonian," and "American Spirit." Together Larissa and Martin wrote the business book "Demystifying Grant Seeking." Michael Crouser is a Brooklyn- and Minneapolis-based photographer whose clients include BMW, United Airlines, Target, and Nikon. His first monograph was published in 2007.

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