Knits & Pieces is a definitive and entertaining illustrated guide to one of the world's most popular crafts, knitting.
Revisit its earliest traces, uncover the useful (and the not-so-useful), the historical, the humourous... and discover how this universal craft often brings out the best in people, from knitting for soldiers' comforts during conflict and making warm woollies for charity to community yarn bombing.
Complete with several iconic knitting patterns, Knits & Pieces is a must-have for both the yarn enthusiast and the casual crafter.
Danielle Holke is a long-time knitter, first taught by her beloved grandmother as a young girl growing up in Canada. In 2008 she launched KnitHacker, a lively blog and knitting community which has since grown to be a popular presence in contemporary knitting culture, reaching more than a million readers each year. Fun fact: Danielle has travelled to the Falkland Islands, an idyllic destination where the wool is world-renowned... and it's no wonder, sheep outnumber humans 155 to 1! As a marketing professional, Danielle advises and works with a motley squad of artists, yarn bombers, film makers, pattern designers, yarn companies and more. She has been featured in publications such as Make Magazine, Knit Now and Vogue Knitting.