Visit a fiber festival and “meet” the animals.

“Yarn bomb” a telephone pole.

Unravel an old sweater and knit something new with the yarn.

Top off your knits with a tassle.

Knit a traditional gansey sweater with indigo yarn.

Dye some silk yarn in several brilliant colors.

Meet Vivian HØxbro and other knitting stars.

Knit with beads.


Explore the ethnic fiber traditions wherever you travel.

Use steeking to make a tube into a cardigan.

Invent new stitch patterns and swatch one a day.

Experiment with variegated, selfstriping, and self-patterning sock yarns.

Tour a spinning mill.

Teach a child to finger knit.

Learn to spin.

Learn Kitchener with confidence.

1001 Knitting aDVentUreS

The Author
Gwen W. Steege has been a fiber fanatic for nearly 50 years, and she hasn’t tired yet of spending late nights with her knitting needles and a good ball of yarn, sometimes spun from the fleece of her own sheep. By day, she edits books on knitting and other fiber crafts for Storey Publishing. She lives in western Massachusetts.

Publicity & Promotion
• Author book launch at fall and winter fiber events • The Knitter’s Life List Sweepstakes promotion to consumers and at BEA and ALA • Blog tour • Interactive social media marketing via Facebook page and Ravelry group • Features with craft and knitting websites and publications • Included in Storey’s Fiber Crafts Catalog Publicity Contact: Alee Marsh (413) 346-2116

The Knitter’s Life List
Full-color; photographs and illustrations throughout 320 pages; 8 x 9¼ Paper with flaps: $24.95 US / $29.95 CAN ISBN: 978-1-60342-996-2 No. 62996 9-copy floor display $224.55 US / $269.55 CAN ISBN 978-1-61212-034-8 No. 622034 eBook available



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