Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Knit Two

I know from traveling around the blogosphere that many of you have read “The Friday Night Knitting Club” by Kate Jacobs and if you haven’t you’re missing out. It is a wonderful story about the special bond women can share. I really enjoyed getting to know the characters so I was very excited to get the chance to meet up with the “club” again and find out what’s been going on. “Knit Two” continues the story and fills us in on everything that we’ve missed in the 5 years since the first story.

From the publisher…
Little compares to the bond between women. Sometimes a great friend can feel like a sister: someone to share secrets with, laugh with over embarrassing moments, or turn to for support. With no sisters ourselves, we have always relied on friends to fill this role! Author Kate Jacobs understands this extremely well, which probably explains why her books seem to speak to each of us individually. Her novel, The Friday Night Knitting Club, earned rave reviews for its powerful characters and moving storyline. And you should expect nothing less from the sequel. Knit Two, which comes out November 25th, brings us back into the lives of the original characters five years after the first book left off. This time, 18-year-old Dakota runs her mother’s knitting store part-time with the help of the knitting club. With a focus on the challenges, joys, and friendships of these characters, this book is a powerful read for any woman. Although those who read the first book will be especially captivated by the continuation, even new readers will find countless things to love. Few novels these days are a must read, but, for any woman who understands the power of friendship, this should be one of them.

Those who know me best (my family) know that I love to read. In fact I usually say that I “devour” books. And these two books were no exception. Once I got my hands on these books I couldn’t put them down. I’m so happy that I got a sneak peak at “Knit Two” and I hope that you’ll enjoy it as much as I did.
I really think that with the Holiday gift buying season upon us that this book would make an excellent gift for any gal on your shopping list…or even on your own wish list. ;-)

These books inspired me to finially finish up my practice project...it kinda looks like something that Darwin might have made, LOL!  But I'm proud that I finally did it.  My little "Georgia Afgan" is perfect for slinging over my shoulders in my cold computer room...so that I can blog more. ;-)


  1. Hmmm, I think I'll add it to my library wish list :) Why buy it when I can check it out, right? (Says the bachelorette on a budget.)

  2. I saw the 1st knitting book in target and I thought of ya!

  3. AMEN TC! (Says the other bachelorette on a budget)
    Thanks Renee for the suggestion. I will add it to my library wish list as well. The library is the greatest.

  4. Anonymous11:23 AM

    They sound wonderful. I'll look for these books next time I'm in the city :)
    That's next week.

  5. My Mom would probably like that. I'll have to tell her about it.

  6. Maybe I should give the book another try. :-)

  7. Thanks so much for the recommendation. I'm always looking for something new to read.

    Happy Thanksgiving!