Knitting

Knitting

Book - 2005
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In Anne Bartlett's engaging novel, a chance meeting sparks a friendship between two very different women who share a fascination with knitting. Sandra, a rigid academic, struggles to navigate the world without her husband, whom she has recently lost to cancer. Martha--a self-taught textile artist with her own secret store of grief--spends her days knitting elaborate projects charged with personal meaning. As the two women collaborate on a new project, surprising events will help heal them both.
Publisher: Boston : Mariner/Houghton Mifflin, 2005, ©2006.
ISBN: 9780618710478
0618710477
Characteristics: 282 p. ; 19 cm.

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QnVz
Dec 21, 2017

When I started reading the writing style is a 5! As the story progressed, just the plot and storyline were a bit static and not as interesting as I had hoped. Enjoyed reading but it did not fulfill all that I had hoped it would be. Great descriptive writing...character development not so much...

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gtsang
Feb 24, 2011

Two women:

One, warmed by the wool of her own stitches, yields to hard hands and needles creating inspiration stitch by stitch.

The other, hardened with mourning and a privileged life, untethered by patterns, stitches, or blocking, is able to see only finished works.

Two contrasting fibers are married to make a fiber that holds it's shape and warms you even after you've put it down.

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calreader
Dec 12, 2010

this is a beautifully written book about two very interesting characters and the meaning knitting has in their lives.

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