My Year of Knitting DangerouslyBook - 2010
"For Adrienne Martini, and countless others, knitting is the linchpin of sanity. As a working mother of two, Martini wanted a challenge that would make her feel in charge. So she decided to make the Holy Grail of sweaters--her own Mary Tudor, whose mind-numbingly gorgeous pattern is so complicated to knit that its mere mention can hush a roomful of experienced knitters. Created by reclusive designer Alice Starmore, the Mary Tudor can be found only in a rare, out-of-print book of Fair Isle-style patterns, Tudor Roses, and requires a discontinued, irreplaceable yarn. The sweater, Martini explains, "is a knitter's Mount Everest, our curse, and our compulsion. I want one, more than I can begin to tell you."" --Cover, p. 4.
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2010.
Edition: 1st Free Press trade pbk. ed.
Branch Call Number: 746.432/MARTINI
Characteristics: xvii, 220 p. ; 22 cm.