Synopses & Reviews
Fulfill your sex kitten fantasies and your crafting jones at the same time: knit naughty! Naughty Needles
is a fun and feisty knitting adventure filled with designs that can go from bedroom to costume party and back again. Play it sweet in a Fembot babydoll nightie or sex it up in Hootchie Kootchie pasties. When youre feeling frisky, knit up the Baby Blue-Ball Gag or play dress-up in the naughty nurse cap or the felted Red Riding Hood cape. New and experienced knitters alike will find inventive and easy-to-follow patterns. And since the garments arent exactly full-coverage, they dont take much time to complete.
With inspiration from retro icons like surfer Gidget, Mrs. Robinson, and cavegirl Raquel Welch, Nikol Lohr pushes the boundaries of the traditional “wifely” crafts into the age of Sex and the City and cuddle parties. Part how-to guide, part peep show, Naughty Needles is a brash, tongue-in-cheek take on an age-old art. From the demure to the bizarre, with a splash of fetish thrown in, these are the projects that will make you smile-and make your partner growwwwl.
Introduces a seductive assortment of thirty tempting designs--complete with materials and equipment list, detailed instructions, photographs, variation suggestions, and helpful hints--that include the Fuzzy Wuzzy Snow Bunny Bikini, Bad Girl Halter Sweater, Felted Corset, and other unique items. Original. 25,000 first printing.
An irrepressible knitting adventure, "Naughty Needles" is half instruction book, half peep show, and brims with 30 tempting designs that may never need the bedroom. 75 full-color photos. 30 line drawings.
About the Author
Nikol Lohr is the thirty-something creator of DisgruntledHousewife.com and the brand-new ThriftyKnitter.com, as well as the co-queenie of cooking site OutOfTheFryingPan.com and chick site SmileAndActNice.com. She and her websites have rated mention in numerous publications, including Wired, Playboy, The Guardian, Glamour, the New York Times, Cosmopolitan, the Los Angeles Times, the Sydney Herald, the San Francisco Chronicle, Entertainment Weekly, Paper, and Fortune. As a champion of the wifely arts, Lohr can cook, sew, crochet, knit, needlepoint, embroider, decoupage, print, grow things, fix things, and generally craft her ass off. A longtime resident of Austin, Texas, Lohr recently moved to rural Kansas, where she is rehabilitating four old school buildings into a secluded arts retreat.