By Linda Roghaar, Molly Wolf
Even if you’re a committed knitter who bestows lovingly crafted presents upon friends and family at each attainable celebration, a occasionally knitter with a bag of absolutely 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 procuring of gorgeous hand-spun wool, the need to tear out approximately accomplished sweaters since you dropped a sew, or the necessity to knit at any place, each time, or in spite of the fact that you could. most vital, although, knitting deals a camaraderie, a society of girls and males who communicate in a language all their very own, flock to yarn shops with spiritual 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” have a good time their pastime and percentage with you the enjoyment it brings into their lives.
From the touching story of a being concerned girl whose hand-knit dolls carry defense to younger sanatorium sufferers, to the hilarious tale of a girl scorned who sends her ex-boyfriend a headscarf knit with wolf hair simply to have it torn to shreds through his canine, to the relocating recollection of a guy whose grandmother’s death want used to be to knit the entire wool in her knitting stash, to the finely wrought account of a guy who retains alive the stories of his partners and pals who've succumbed to AIDS via donning the sweaters they left at 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.