Synopses & Reviews
The category-killing knitting guide from one of the major influences of the back-to-knit movement and the owner of La Knitterie Parisienne, a Hollywood hotspot (her in-store knitting circle has included Debra Messing, Sofia Coppola, Sarah Jessica Parker and Russell Crowe).
Mother of Purl, written in Edith's warm, humorous but no-nonsense voice, allows readers to feel as though she is there knitting alongside them. The book combines clear instructions that Edith has honed over 30 years of teaching with the refined Parisienne styling and sophistication that has drawn the elite of Hollywood and fashion stylists to rely on her. Packed with hundreds of Edith's Secret Tips, dozens of longer-format 'Tips from the Top' and multiple celebrity anecdotes, Mother of Purl will be to knitters what The Joy of Cooking is to chefs. This is an invaluable reference, warm and witty, packed with practical techniques, inspiring projects and the kind of insight that only comes from 30 years of teaching experience.
This resource combines clear instructions the author has honed from more than 30 years of teaching with the refined Parisienne styling and sophistication that has drawn the elite of Hollywood and fashion stylists to rely on her.
About the Author
Edith Eig is the owner of the famous knitting shop La Knitterie Parisienne. She has been featured on ABC's Nightly News and E! Entertainment, and has appeared in several publications, such as People, Time, Los Angeles Times, and many more. She is also the host of Knit One, Purl Two on DIY and HGTV. She lives in Hollywood, California.