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As a knitter, author of 4 knitting books including Holiday Knits, former yarn store owner and current owner of Yarn of the Month Club, I see the industry from a lot of different angles.
I would like to disagree a bit with Stephanie Pearl McPhee. Granted, we are not saving lives, but knitting does attend to the emotional health of people. At my book signings, people used to tell me about knitting got them threw chemotherapy or the death of a loved one. To me, their tears made knitting almost as important as CPR.
Even with my company Yarn of the Month Club which builds on the idea of getting something wonderful and spirit -lifting in the mail -- it speaks to the philosophy of the little things in life counting so big.
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