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A History of Hand Knitting | [Richard Rutt]

A History of Hand Knitting

This is the only history of hand knitting. Rutt traces the mysterious history of this craft from ancient times to the present, examining museum collections, literary evidence, and popular legends.
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Publisher's Summary

This is the only history of hand knitting. Rutt traces the mysterious history of this craft from ancient times to the present, examining museum collections, literary evidence, and popular legends.

©1987 Richard Rutt; (P)2007 Knitting out Loud

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    A. M. Dirks Boulder, CO United States 04-30-12
    A. M. Dirks Boulder, CO United States 04-30-12 Member Since 2011

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    "if you are a knitter or handcrafter a great read"
    What did you love best about A History of Hand Knitting?

    information about the evolvment


    What did you like best about this story?

    dating and explanation of fibers


    What about Melissa Hughes’s performance did you like?

    well read that peaked my interest


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    the innovations of the handcrafting garments that evolved from cottage industries to factories


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    jacquelyn YOUNGSTOWN, OH, United States 02-07-12
    jacquelyn YOUNGSTOWN, OH, United States 02-07-12
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    "appreciate inclusion of subject matter"
    What made the experience of listening to A History of Hand Knitting the most enjoyable?

    love history....love knitting...love reading !The Triple Crown!


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    the


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Emily Gunnedah, Australia 12-31-11
    Emily Gunnedah, Australia 12-31-11
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    "Felt like an Ear Bashing"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    No, I don't think people will be interested


    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    can't remember


    What does Melissa Hughes bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    a little more interesting


    Was A History of Hand Knitting worth the listening time?

    kind of


    Any additional comments?

    Felt like an Ear Bashing

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    "A VERY abridged version of the original"
    Would you consider the audio edition of A History of Hand Knitting to be better than the print version?

    No. It is very abridged but I guess there are reasons for it being such.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of A History of Hand Knitting?

    Learning about all the false stories behind the evolution of various garments, such as Aran Sweaters.


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