Stephanie Pearl-McPhee is the Yarn Harlot. She was bitten by the knitting bug thirty years ago and has been a tiny bit obsessed with needles and yarn ever since. Her self-deprecating short stories recount many adventures and misadventures in knitting – recognizable to anyone whose hobby is also their passion. From the insanity of finishing hand knit gifts hours before Christmas, souvenir stashes, running out of discontinued yarn with only half a sweater sleeve to go and conquering challenging patterns, to precious craft moments with friends and the joy of creating something with your own hands.