The Great Christmas Knit-off

The Great Christmas Knit-off

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Sybil has always taken comfort in her passion for knitting, creating beautiful knits stitch by stitch. But her world suddenly unravels when her fiance ditches her for her identical twin sister at her Star Wars-themed wedding, leaving her sporting a Princess Leia do. Then things go from bad to worse when an incident at work jeopardizes her job. Hoping to escape her woes and forget that she'll be alone for Christmas this year, she visits her friend in Tindledale - a winter wonderland of quaint shops and snowy rooftops. When she arrives in the idyllic town, she can't help feeling like she's in a Hallmark greeting card. She's embraced by welcoming, if eccentric, locals wearing handmade knits that remind Sybil of her own creations as well as her unrealized ambitions of selling them. So when the vintage boutique asks her to make an assortment of knits for their display window, she's thrilled. The hot town doctor has even taken an interest in Sybil, hoping to heal her broken heart. But just when Sybil thinks she's going to have her fairytale Christmas after all, an unexpected turn of events threatens to unspool her happily ever after.
Publisher: New York, New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2015]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062389800
0062389807
Branch Call Number: Fiction Bro
Characteristics: 378 pages : illustration ; 21 cm

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1_Great_Book
Mar 04, 2016

I want to move to Tindledale! Heartwarming story about real characters. A bit exaggerated at times, but a whole village pulls together to help out a little old lady in dire straits. We all need to be reminded of the kindnesses we give and receive in return. Will definitely read more of her books.

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thebritlass
Nov 16, 2015

A cozy bit of British Christmas, with the (forgettable) romantic subplot not distracting from the main, village-centred, story line.

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