Book Title: Ten Poems About Knitting
Author: Monty Don
Format: Pamphlet | 16 pages
Publication Date: 31 Dec 2015
Candlestick Press offers completely unique and beautiful poetry chapbooks, which can to be given instead of a greeting card. The chapbooks are designed and printed in the UK on high quality, tactile paper and are packaged with a bookmark left blank for your message' as well as an envelope. People need only a stamp to send these lovely gifts on their way. The chapbooks are delightful and intellectually gratifying. They are objects of beauty and offer poems that are worthwhile, profound, and exhilarating to read. A pamphlet of irresistible poems about the joys of plain, purl, and cable stitches. The poems celebrate dexterity and companionship, and conjure the magical moment when the door of the local wool shop opens onto hushed knitters, heads bowed over patterns, flicking through the pages in search of the perfect cardigan. Poems by Emily Dickinson, Jane Duran, Sue Dymoke, Roy Fisher, Christopher James, Jackie Kay, Gwyneth Lewis, Liz Lochhead, Allison McVety, Jessie Pope, and Lydia Towsey.