By Linda Roghaar, Molly Wolf
Even if you’re a devoted knitter who bestows lovingly crafted presents upon friends and family at each attainable party, a occasionally knitter with a bag of totally conceived yet half-completed tasks, or a newcomer who has lately taken up the needles with nice gusto, you recognize the rewards that this pastime can convey. you can even be aware of that knitting as a pastime can verge on obsession—be it the compulsive deciding to buy of gorgeous hand-spun wool, the will to tear out approximately comprehensive sweaters since you dropped a sew, or the necessity to knit at any place, at any time when, or although you could. most crucial, even though, knitting deals a camaraderie, a society of girls and males who communicate in a language all their very own, flock to yarn shops with non secular devotion, and will recite the time and position the place they first discovered to purl. those emotions are what KnitLit is all approximately. during this captivating number of tales, essays, anecdotes, and reminiscences, knitters of each “color” rejoice their pastime and percentage with you the enjoyment it brings into their lives.
From the touching story of a being concerned lady whose hand-knit dolls convey protection to younger health facility sufferers, to the hilarious tale of a girl scorned who sends her ex-boyfriend a headband knit with wolf hair in simple terms to have it torn to shreds through his canines, to the relocating recollection of a guy whose grandmother’s death want was once to knit the entire wool in her knitting stash, to the finely wrought account of a guy who retains alive the thoughts of his partners and buddies who've succumbed to AIDS via donning the sweaters they left in the back of, KnitLit is a present from knitters to knitters—crafted with as a lot love and care as an afghan or a wool shawl. Wrap your self in KnitLit, and be encouraged.