The Knit Spot features characters spotted knitting in books.
This week we feature the grandma from
This wordless picture book comes out on November 1 (Scholastic, 2012) and we highly recommend you put it on your wishlist right away. It's a sensitive and emotional tale of a young girl faced with a dangerous dilemma when she discovers a runaway slave hiding on her family's farm.
I won't give it away, but crafts figure into the story: not just knitting, but quilting and doll-making, too.