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The Museum of Kitschy Stitches: A Gallery of Notorious Knits

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ISBN13: 9781594741111
ISBN10: 1594741115
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Hideous hats, ridiculous wraps, embarrassing neckties, and more — they're all on display at The Museum of Kitschy Stitches, a photographic gallery of knitting and crocheting horrors. Want to see sci-fi inspired headgear from the 1940s? Gender-bending sweater sets from the '50s and '60s? Groovy outerwear from the '70s? Museum curator Stitchy McYarnpants has sifted through decades of vintage catalogs, patterns, and advertisements to assemble this astonishingly awful collection. Along the way, she provides sidesplitting commentary about the models and their very unfortunate fashion choices. It's essential reading for knitters and nostalgia buffs!

Review:

"The Museum of Kitschy Stitches's hilarious tour through the annals of yarn history is a not-to-be-missed comedic cautionary tale." Debbie Stoller, author of Stitch 'N Bitch

Synopsis:

A Fashion Tour-de-Farce!

 

Welcome to The Museum of Kitschy Stitches, the astonishingly awful collection of the finest knitting and crocheting horrors the twentieth century has to offer. From hideous hats and gender-bending sweater sets to a set of bonus patterns that will bring the kitsch home, this gallery of notorious knits delivers it all.

 

Remember, one person’s inspiration can become another’s desperation quicker than you can drop a stitch!

About the Author

Stitchy McYarnpants is the nom de plume of mild-mannered computer programmer Debbie Brisson, who has made a splash on the Web with her "confessions of a husband-neglecting, cat-shooing, yarn-hoarding knitaholic" blog and Museum of Kitschy Stitches. She lives in Chelsea, Massachusetts.

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Marcia, May 21, 2008 (view all comments by Marcia)
This book is hysterical and a must-read for anyone in your "stitch and bitch" group. Not only are the pictures entertaining, but the author's commentary beats anything Joan Rivers can dish on Oscar Night.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781594741111
Author:
McYarnpants, Stitchy
Publisher:
Quirk Books
Author:
Powell, Michael
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
General
Subject:
Needlework - Knitting
Subject:
Textiles & Costume
Subject:
Humor : General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20060631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.24x7.86x.58 in. .99 lbs.

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Product details 128 pages Quirk Books - English 9781594741111 Reviews:
"Review" by , "The Museum of Kitschy Stitches's hilarious tour through the annals of yarn history is a not-to-be-missed comedic cautionary tale."
"Synopsis" by , A Fashion Tour-de-Farce!

 

Welcome to The Museum of Kitschy Stitches, the astonishingly awful collection of the finest knitting and crocheting horrors the twentieth century has to offer. From hideous hats and gender-bending sweater sets to a set of bonus patterns that will bring the kitsch home, this gallery of notorious knits delivers it all.

 

Remember, one person’s inspiration can become another’s desperation quicker than you can drop a stitch!

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