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A Close Knit Family

Betsy Lee McCarthy and daughter Rebecca Skloot have found success as authors—and serenity as knitters.

Betsy Lee McCarthy's unexpected claim to fame came at age 61, in the form of her 2004 book, Knit Socks! 15 Cool Patterns for Toasty Feet. The sock-shaped how-to guide was such a success (more than 65,000 copies sold) that McCarthy is currently working on an update. "There really have been innovations in knitting since then," she says. The new release, due this fall, will be called Knit Socks! 17 Classic Patterns for Cozy Feet. … Back to Article

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