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Pints and Purls: Portable Projects for the Social Knitterby Karida Collins and Libby Bruce
Where better to knit than with friends at the local pub? These hip yet down-to-earth projects range from easy (two beers) to challenging (designated driver). The layout is clear and easy to read with beer-bleary eyes. The authors even suggest fixes for when pints overcome the purls — in knitting, no mistake is permanent!
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Recipes for tasty cocktails and delicious hors d'oeuvres are not the only things that you'll find in Pints and Purls. For the social knitter who likes to have one drink (or a few), there are a variety of portable projects such as drink cozies and soft scarves that feature simple-to-follow patterns, plus tips and tricks for fixing mistakes should you have a bit too much while knitting. The pocket size and quick-to-knit projects are perfect for the knitter on the go.
Recipes for tasty cocktails and delicious appetizers are not the only things readers can find in Pints and Purls. For the social knitter who likes to have one drink or two, there are a variety of portable projects perfect for the knitter on the go.
About the Author
Karida Collins runs Neighborhood Fiber Company, a hand-dyed yarn company based in Washington, D.C. She attends fiber arts trade shows across the country, blogs at www.neighborhoodfiberco.com, and is regularly featured on the popular Lime & Violet knitting podcast. Her yarn is sold through major yarn stores with significant online presence.
Libby Bruce is the owner of WonderKnit yarn shop in Columbus, Ohio. She writes, designs, and teaches knitting. She blogs about knitting, drinking, cats, and life at winelips.blogspot.com.
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