A Compendium of Articles, Useful and Otherwise, for the Edification and Amusement of the Handknitter
Did you know that knitting burns 102 calories per hour? Or that November is national Knit a Sweater month? Or that there are more sheep than people in New Zealand, Australia, and Iceland? These fun facts and many more make up Carol Sulcoski's Knitting Ephemera, a treasury of trivia and fascinating info for knitting enthusiasts. Containing 300 total entries, this informative collection covers everything from knitting's appearances in history, literature, folklore, and pop culture to little-known facts about wool, sheep, and all manner of fiber producers. Helpful tips and techniques of this time-honored craft are included, as well as tidbits on crochet, spinning, and weaving. Beautifully packaged and designed, and containing illuminating photos and illustrations throughout, Knitting Ephemera will make a perfect gift or impulse pick-me-up for knitters and needlecrafters everywhere.
by Carol Sulcoski
Hardcover • 136 pages