Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Knit Lit

Books to Knit By (from Vogue Knitting magazine):

Death of a Prankster by M.C. Beaton
Miss Marple series by Agatha Christie
Needlecraft Mysteries by Monica Ferns
Died in the Wool: a Knitting Mystery by Mary Kruger
Knit One, Kill Two; Needled to Death; & A Deadly Yarn by Maggie Selton
Miss Silver series by Patricia Westworth

Knitting by Anne Bartlett
Treasure Forest by Cat Bordhi
The Shop on Blossom Street & A Good Yarn by Debbie Macomber
Storm Tide by Elisabeth Ogilvie
Light on Snow by Anita Shreve
Sadie Shapiro's Knitting Book by Robert Kimmel Smith
To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
The Knitting Circle by Ann Hood
The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kathleen Jacobs
Knitting Under the Influence by Claire LaZebnik

Victorian-era novels with mentions of knitting:
The Neighbours by Fredrika Bremer
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
Adam Bede by George Eliot
Mary Barton; Cranford; Ruth; North and South; & Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
Hope On, Hope Ever by Mary Howitt
Hester by Margaret Oliphant
Knitting-work: a Web of Many Textures by B.P. Shillaber

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1 comment:

Gami said...

Yes, Dona is a Librarian!

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