I found this while in Singapore (at Kinokuniya – well worth a visit if you’re ever in Singapore). I have been reading their blog for ages, but never came across the book in Australia.
I loved this book it was witty and light-hearted and had several projects I would like to try. It is a great mix of projects and knitting observation/lifestyle.
I am super keen on a log cabin blanket …
I am also quite keen to try the wash clothes – although I find it quite hard to find cotton yarn.
Here are some of the things that made me laugh out loud
As it turns out, however, a sweater doesn’t look exactly the same on a fortysomething mother of two as it does on the leggy twenty-year-old model who is wearing the sweater (and, often, only the sweater) while cavorting on the moody, misty moors of Yorkshire.My beloved Rowenta [an iron] is right up there with my engagement ring and photo albums on the list of things I would try to grab and take with me if the house was burning down.
The television natters on,politely, as British detectives solve another of the violent murders that are such a plague upon the quaint rural towns of England
And now just a nice quote about knitting
[…] you begin to think that knitting for another human being is the best way to express love, concern and solidarity.