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May 2, 2002
No Idle Hands I
No Idle Hands
I stumbled across a great book the other day at the library, No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting, by
I've just started reading, but already I have a whole new appreciation for sock knitting (which I confess, was an area of knitting that I had little interest in). Think about it: with no hand-knitted socks, you were stuck with something woven! Sure a knit hat is nice, but the original knitters in America were busily making socks. Now you know.