Saturday, January 25, 2014

When Bad Things Happen to Good Knitters by Marion Edmonds and Ahza Moore

When Bad Things Happen coverKnitting is a craft that can result in amazing projects or disastrous attempts depending on if you encounter a problem while creating your items.

Luckily there is help for a whole host of problems in WHEN BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD KNITTERS: Revised, Expanded and Updated Survival Guide for Every Knitting Emergency by Marion Edmonds and Ahza Moore.

This handy book is filled with advice, tips and solutions. There is also 15 full color, vivid photographs and 40 detailed drawings. The book will assist knitters on how to properly fix a vast assortment of problems. In addition, there are six comprehensive patterns for such projects as a Lace Sampler Wrap, Mosaic Mitts and the Deliberate Drop Stitch Scarf.

The book explores the importance of making a gauge swatch before beginning a project and how to wind the perfect ball of yarn. It covers needles and their uses, emergency tool substitutions, what such be in a knitter’s tool kit, and the 411 on yarn.

WHEN BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD KNITTERS is a must have for any knitter’s yarn bag and library. The handy references in this book will help turn mistakes into triumphs and keep your knitting projects looking beautiful.

If you’ve ever dropped a stitch, then you’ll want to pick this book up to make sure you get it right the next time. Novice or expert, WHEN BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD KNITTERS will provide useful information for all who enjoy knitting.

When Bad Things Happen to Good Knitters: Revised, Expanded and Updated Survival Guide for Every Knitting Emergency, The Taunton Press, @2014, ISBN: 978-1621130079, Paperback, 160 Pages 

FTC Full Disclosure - This book was sent to me by the publisher in hopes I would review it. However, receiving the complimentary copy did not influence my review.

Thanks so much for stopping by today. Are you a knitter? Have you ever wanted to try, but just haven’t gotten around to it yet? The cold winter days are a great time for knitting (and crocheting) projects, especially if you’re listening to an audio book while you’re working.


  1. Mason - This sounds interesting. I've crocheted, but not knitted in a very long time. Good to know there's a helpful guide out there.

  2. My mother taught me to knit before my age reached double digits - This sounds like a great book to fix some of the annoying things that don't go right.

  3. What a great idea for a knitting book!


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