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Published:May 14th, 2011 10:59 EST
Judyth Piazza's American Perspective with Authors Margaret Nock and Amy Hollingsworth

Judyth Piazza's American Perspective with Authors Margaret Nock and Amy Hollingsworth

By Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)

Judyth Piazza chats with Margaret Nock, Author of Knit 1 for the road and Amy Hollingsworth, Author of Gifts of Passage.

Margaret Nock is a business woman, author and long-time knitter. She has a Master of Science from Savannah School of Art and Design. She lives in Upper Saint Clair, Pa. 

Knit 1 for the Road, a new how-to book written by long-time knitter Margaret Nock, finally gives the solution to transporting the craft of knitting for all busy lifestyles. 

Complete with pictures and quick, easy-to-learn patterns, Nock covers skill levels ranging from beginners to intermediate knitters in her guidebook. According to Nock, Knit 1 for the Road is all about being portable and fun. The author shares her appreciation for knitting as she encourages others to knit, share, and go.

Nock`s Knit 1 for the Road is far from intimidating. All patterns are prepared with the same 8.0 size needle with room to make notes.

The author gives tips and resources to keep knitters motivated while also providing embellishment options for more experienced knitters. In addition, she also provides yarn information to ensure that the knitter finds the best match for the chosen patterns. 

While Nock takes her knitting everywhere (on the plane, in the car and to the park), she includes in her book what was absent in other knitting books. Thinking of the times she herself had wished that she had brought along her knitting supplies on various outings, Nock sought to provide a resource to others for on the go knitting so that they too would not miss out on the overlooked opportunities. 

For anyone who wishes to give or receive the ultimate guide to knitting, Knit 1 for the Road is an easy-to-maneuver reference book that can be taken anywhere. This savoir-faire is also a wonderful gift option for those seeking to embrace the art form of knitting. 

For more information or to request a free review copy, members of the press can contact the author at Knit 1 for the Road is available for sale online at,, and through additional wholesale and retail channels worldwide. 

Amy Hollingsworth gave up her beloved college classroom at the University of Mary Washington several years ago to writeThe Simple Faith of Mister Rogers, a tribute to her dear friend and mentor, Fred Rogers. She has yet to return to the classroom, where she taught psychology and business as an adjunct, in order to focus on writing full time.  Her new book, Gifts of Passage, hits bookstores this month.   

Amy has appeared on Living the Life, WGN`s Morning News, PBS`s A Word on Words, and At Home Live!, as well as a number of national radio programs. She has a master`s degree in counseling psychology and a bachelor`s degree in English. She lives in Fredericksburg, Virginia, with her husband Jeff and their children, Jonathan and Emily. She has written for various magazines, including ParentLife, and was a writer for eight years for The 700 Club television program.

You can email Amy Hollingsworth at

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