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The sequel to the beloved #1 New York Times bestseller, The Friday Night Knitting Club.

At the Manhattan knitting store founded by Georgia Walker, the members of the Friday Night Knitting Club--including Georgia's daughter Dakota, now a college freshman--continue to rely on each other for help, even as they struggle with new challenges: for Catherine, finding love after divorce; for Darwin, the hope for a family; for Lucie, being both a single mom and a caregiver for her elderly mother; and for seventy something Anita, a proposal of marriage from her sweetheart, Marty, that provokes the objections of her grown children. As the club's projects--an afghan, baby booties, a wedding coat--are pieced together, so is their understanding of the patterns underlying the stresses and joys of being a mother, wife, daughter, and friend. Because it isn't the difficulty of the garment that makes you a great knitter: it's the care and attention you bring to the craft, as well as how you adapt to surprises...

 

Review:

"Continuing the warm-and-fuzzy saga begun in her popular The Friday Night Knitting Club, Jacobs stitches together another winning tale of the New York City knitting circle, more a sisterhood than a hobby group (the irascible Darwin Chiu can't even really knit). In this installment-and it does feel like an installment-readers catch up five years after the unexpected, book-capping death of club leader (and knitting shop owner Georgia Walker. Georgia's 18-year-old Dakota is at NYU, discovering her first love, while her father James and Georgia's best friend Catherine are still coming to terms. The rest of the cast runs a wide gamut of ages and experience, but is easier to follow this time around, as Jacobs is more comfortable giving them more space and backstory. Pregnant, whip-smart professor Darwin and her husband, Dan, are welcoming twins; video director and single mom Lucie is coping with a hyperactive 5-year-old and a failing parent; Georgia's old mentor, the wise Anita, begins questioning her own motives; and everyone's stories cross paths in satisfying, organic ways. A trip to Italy provides some forward motion, and pays off in a charming denouementthat nevertheless pushes a familiar it's-the-journey-not-the-destination message; still, this sequel is as comforting, enveloping and warm as a well-crafted afghan." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Synopsis:

The members of the Friday Night Knitting Club are older and their lives have gone in different directions. Can the members of the club go from their new beginnings--in love, parenthood, careers--to having the experience they need to tackle whatever comes their way?

Synopsis:

Unabridged CDs ? 9 CDs, 11 hours

The highly anticipated sequel to the #1 New York Times bestseller The Friday Night Knitting Club.

Synopsis:

The sequel to the beloved #1 New York Times bestseller, The Friday Night Knitting Club.

At the Manhattan knitting store founded by Georgia Walker, the members of the Friday Night Knitting Club?including Georgia?s daughter Dakota, now a college freshman?continue to rely on each other for help, even as they struggle with new challenges: for Catherine, finding love after divorce; for Darwin, the hope for a family; for Lucie, being both a single mom and a caregiver for her elderly mother; and for seventy something Anita, a proposal of marriage from her sweetheart, Marty, that provokes the objections of her grown children. As the club?s projects?an afghan, baby booties, a wedding coat?are pieced together, so is their understanding of the patterns underlying the stresses and joys of being a mother, wife, daughter, and friend. Because it isn?t the difficulty of the garment that makes you a great knitter: it?s the care and attention you bring to the craft?as well as how you adapt to surprises.

About the Author

Kate Jacobs is the author of The Friday Night Knitting Club and Comfort Food. A former magazine writer and editor, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780399155833
Author:
Jacobs, Kate
Publisher:
Berkley
Subject:
Romance - Contemporary
Subject:
Knitting
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
Literary
Copyright:
Edition Description:
MM Picture Book
Publication Date:
20130702
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
includes a readers guide and a teaser
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.10x6.20x1.30 in. 1.15 lbs.
Age Level:
17-17

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"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Continuing the warm-and-fuzzy saga begun in her popular The Friday Night Knitting Club, Jacobs stitches together another winning tale of the New York City knitting circle, more a sisterhood than a hobby group (the irascible Darwin Chiu can't even really knit). In this installment-and it does feel like an installment-readers catch up five years after the unexpected, book-capping death of club leader (and knitting shop owner Georgia Walker. Georgia's 18-year-old Dakota is at NYU, discovering her first love, while her father James and Georgia's best friend Catherine are still coming to terms. The rest of the cast runs a wide gamut of ages and experience, but is easier to follow this time around, as Jacobs is more comfortable giving them more space and backstory. Pregnant, whip-smart professor Darwin and her husband, Dan, are welcoming twins; video director and single mom Lucie is coping with a hyperactive 5-year-old and a failing parent; Georgia's old mentor, the wise Anita, begins questioning her own motives; and everyone's stories cross paths in satisfying, organic ways. A trip to Italy provides some forward motion, and pays off in a charming denouementthat nevertheless pushes a familiar it's-the-journey-not-the-destination message; still, this sequel is as comforting, enveloping and warm as a well-crafted afghan." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , The members of the Friday Night Knitting Club are older and their lives have gone in different directions. Can the members of the club go from their new beginnings--in love, parenthood, careers--to having the experience they need to tackle whatever comes their way?
"Synopsis" by ,
Unabridged CDs ? 9 CDs, 11 hours

The highly anticipated sequel to the #1 New York Times bestseller The Friday Night Knitting Club.

"Synopsis" by ,
The sequel to the beloved #1 New York Times bestseller, The Friday Night Knitting Club.

At the Manhattan knitting store founded by Georgia Walker, the members of the Friday Night Knitting Club?including Georgia?s daughter Dakota, now a college freshman?continue to rely on each other for help, even as they struggle with new challenges: for Catherine, finding love after divorce; for Darwin, the hope for a family; for Lucie, being both a single mom and a caregiver for her elderly mother; and for seventy something Anita, a proposal of marriage from her sweetheart, Marty, that provokes the objections of her grown children. As the club?s projects?an afghan, baby booties, a wedding coat?are pieced together, so is their understanding of the patterns underlying the stresses and joys of being a mother, wife, daughter, and friend. Because it isn?t the difficulty of the garment that makes you a great knitter: it?s the care and attention you bring to the craft?as well as how you adapt to surprises.

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