Thursday, November 15, 2007

Get Knitting for the Holidays

(MS) - The holiday gift season is coming and the cold weather with it. Some of the best gifts come from our hearts and our hands, whether they provide warmth on a cold winter's night, or bring people of all kinds of people together to share an activit

Knitting regained popularity a few years back when celebrities realized that those knits and purls could be trendy and fun. Soon the excitement caught on across the country. Now it seems that many men have also discovered the enjoyment of knitting. Just check out Kristin Spurkland's new book "The Knitting Man(ual)," (Ten Speed Press). Designed for male knitters and anyone who wants to knit for them, Spurkland's book is a handy guide for everyone, regardless of their color, size, age, or gender. The patterns inside, the earthy palette, the natural fibers help to create garments people will love to knit and wear.


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