Alice Hoffman and Lisa Hoffman

present

Faerie Knitting:
14 Tales of Love and Magic

This event includes a book signing

Date

Oct
2
Tuesday
October 2, 2018
7:00 PM

Location

Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Tickets

This event is free; no tickets are required.

Harvard Book Store and Gather Here welcome bestselling author ALICE HOFFMAN and knitwear designer LISA HOFFMAN for a discussion of their new book, Faerie Knitting: 14 Tales of Love and Magic

About Faerie Knitting

Created by bestselling author Alice Hoffman and master knitter Lisa Hoffman, Faerie Knitting is a magical melding of words and yarn where the ordinary is turned into the extraordinary and where imagination becomes creation.

Featuring fourteen original fairy tales and original patterns inspired by each story, Faerie Knitting is an entrancing collection of stories of love and loss, trust, and perseverance. Seamlessly woven into the plot of each tale is a magical garment or accessory inspired by the bravery and self-reliance of the tale’s heroine and brought to life through an imaginative and bespoke knit pattern.

From the Blue Heron Shawl and the Love Never Ending Cowl, to the Three Wishes Mittens and Amulet Necklace, each project is as wearable as it is magical. Lush, atmospheric photography captures the enchanted faerie domain while beautifully rendered charts and instructions are well suited for beginner and advanced knitters alike.

Praise

“A beautiful book that takes flight and transports knitting to a magical place. I was enchanted by it all.” ―Nicky Epstein

“The Hoffmans have invited us to enter a magical world where adventures are enchanting, mysteries abound, and knitting projects and dreams come true.” —Shirley Paden

Faerie Knitting celebrates how stories and knitting can work their magic and save our lives. From the first page, I was enchanted.”  —Ann Hood

Alice Hoffman
Alice Hoffman

Alice Hoffman

Alice Hoffman is the author of more than thirty works of fiction, including The Rules of Magic, The Marriage of Opposites, Practical Magic, The Red Garden, the Oprah’s Book Club selection Here on Earth, The Museum of Extraordinary Things, and The Dovekeepers. She lives near Boston.

Photo Credit: Deborah Feingold

Lisa Hoffman
Lisa Hoffman

Lisa Hoffman

Lisa Hoffman is a knitwear designer and knitting teacher who lives in New York City. Her designs have been published in Vogue Knitting, Interweave Knits, and knit.wear magazines. She currently works and teaches knitting classes in New York City at String.

Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Walking from the Harvard Square T station: 2 minutes

As you exit the station, reverse your direction and walk east along Mass. Ave. in front of the Cambridge Savings Bank. Cross Dunster St. and proceed along Mass. Ave for three more blocks. You will pass Au Bon Pain, JP Licks, and TD Bank. Harvard Book Store is located at the corner of Mass. Ave. and Plympton St.

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Part sewing studio, part fabric and yarn shop, Gather Here is Cambridge’s only stitch lounge, created to cater to your fiber craft goals. Learn more here.

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