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Coming February 2016!


on the table where it was written

The Yarn Whisperer: My Unexpected Life in Knitting

Order your copy now from
 Barnes & Noble
 Powell's Books

 Read all about it | Listen to an excerpt | Check tour dates

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The Knitter's Book of Socks
The Yarn Lover's Ultimate Guide to Creating Socks That Fit Well, Feel Great, and Last a Lifetime

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Learn how to create your own truly high-performance knitwear through fiber, twist, ply, and stitch.

Inside the book | Errata |
Pattern download (PDF): Stepping Stones
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The Ultimate Guide to Understanding, Using and Loving this Most Fabulous Fiber

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This comprehensive guide to what makes wool special, explains the dynamics of wool fiber and chronicles its amazing journey from sheep to skein.

You’ll learn about 37 notable breeds whose fibers are likely to end up in our knitting baskets. And you’ll also find more than 20 patterns from some of today’s top designers, including Nancy Bush, Sivia Harding, and Pam Allen.

 Listen to Clara wax poetic about wool on NPR's Leonard Lopate Show: Please Explain Wool.

Why wool? | Nine wool yarns that launched a book | Woolalong on Ravelry | Errata
Pattern downloads (PDFs): Hill Country Hat, Cuff-to-Cuff Pullover
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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn

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This book is a distillation of everything I've learned about yarn on my journey since I learned to knit as a child, and since I began Knitter's Review in 2000.

It was named one of the Best Books of 2007 by Library Journal, and I truly believe that if you read this book, you'll become a smarter, more confident knitter.

After all, it all starts with yarn, right?

Under the covers | Errata | Alternate photos of the projects
Pattern download (PDFs): Maine Morning Mitts


How do I contact Clara?
 For review copies or press materials related to The Yarn Whisperer, please contact my Abrams Books publicist, .
 Want to talk with me? I love hearing from you. While I try to answer every email, sometimes what comes in is greater than what can possibly go out—which is my way of saying I'm really, truly sorry if I fail to reply to an email from you. Please know I'm grateful for your readership and your support.


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