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  • Stephanie Pearl-McPhee Casts Off: The Yarn Harlot's Guide to the Land of Knitting

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
    • Narrated By Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (241)
    Performance
    (91)
    Story
    (89)

    Using a travel guide format, Stephanie Pearl-McPhee acts as tour guide extraordinaire, describing and critiquing every aspect of this territory she knows so well: its people (young and old, male and female), familiar phrases ("purl this, darn that"), strange beliefs, currency (skein trading), etiquette, holidays (any sale day at the local yarn shop), and customs. She notes important dates in knitting history and celebrates unsung knitting heroes.

    Emily says: "a fun read"
    "For knitters or those who love them"
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    Story
    What made the experience of listening to Stephanie Pearl-McPhee Casts Off the most enjoyable?

    Understanding I'm not alone in my knitting fanaticism is such a comfort.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Believe or not, there is a story woven throughout this knitting travelog about Alice, as she evolves from a spectator into a knitter with a


    What about Stephanie Pearl-McPhee???s performance did you like?

    Pearl-McPhee's animated performance of her own work is both hilarious and genuine. I hope she wouldn't be insulted if her voice was lilkened to actress Debra Winger's?


    What insight do you think you???ll apply from Stephanie Pearl-McPhee Casts Off?

    Being misunderstood and/or underappreciated need not prevent us from pursuing our passions.


    Any additional comments?

    Non-knitters closely associated with knitters may find this book helpful in demystifying how a knitter's brain works, and grappling with the realization that the knitter's enthusiasm is unlikely to wane - ever!

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