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Slip, Slip, Knit


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More than just a collection of blog posts, "Slip, Slip, Knit," is a series of meditations and essays by a man who was homeless and attempting to survive by knitting. Beginning in 2011 and ending in 2014, these blog entries catalog survival of the spirit through the craft of knitting. Also included are the patterns for the teddy bear, the bunny, the tiger, and the bear with a hat and scarf. 347 pages PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Lionbrand or Paton's Classic

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Mad Man Knitting
Mad Man Knitting
So, I look more suited for Nascar. A simple and scruffy guy in boots and ballcap who happens to be a great knitter. A year ago I suffered homelessness and was sent a live in the woods, 20 miles from the nearest town. With no car, no money, and beginning to lose hope, I started knitting teddy bears to sell so that I could feed myself. My teddy bears have opened up doors for me I never knew existed....