the second in my new pattern line….one that comes with a story attached! The new Yarn Spinner Story + Pattern line
allows readers who knit (or knitters who read) two pleasures at once. Enjoy a piece of short fiction, accompanied
by a pattern that stands on its own. This
downloadable luxury offers a sweet combination for thinking knitters,
particularly ones using a tablet or smartphone.
Can knitting connect women across
commuter trains, generations and avert a terror attack?
Knitting for Mother Earth, the second story in the series, catches
a young woman on her daily commuter train to New York. She follows her gut, alerting a fellow
passenger to what seems dangerous…and, to get beyond the experience, builds a
strong bond through knitting.
story pairs with a design for an enormous cowl to get lost in. Prepare for some
sumptuous knitting with super bulky luxury yarn.
first story in the series, The Hole
Inside, offers unrequited love from an independent heroine who never forgets
her knitting. While on a business trip,
she’s invited to a knitting group. Settle
into a coffee, a town filled with college students, and an unsettling surprise
from the heroine’s past that calls for a quick exit.
with a stranded mitten pattern in 7
sizes, from 2-4 years to XXL
Knitting for Mother Earth Cowl: A Yarn
Spinner Story + Pattern is
the second story in this series. Look
for more short fiction from Joanne Seiff soon. The companion nonfiction series:
A Yarn Spinner Essay + Pattern, will follow.
Joanne Seiff’s articles and essays appear on the CBC, Salon.com, and in
the knitting world on Knitty.com, Interweave Knits, Spin-Off, and Vogue
Knitting. Seiff feels that linking her love of writing and knitting design in
this short format offers an exciting and novel horizon for fiber arts!
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