The Mindfulness in Knitting: Meditations on Craft and Calm - Mindfulness series (Paperback)Rachael Matthews (author)
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Anyone can pick up a pair of needles and a ball of yarn. And everyone can be mindful. The Mindfulness in Knitting casts fresh light on this renowned calming craft, and reveals how the act of "knit and purl" can be the epitome of conscious living.
Ethical textile artist Rachael Matthews unpicks the threads of this popular pastime to explore how knitting connects us to each other and to the world around us. Through personal anecdote and expert insight, she unravels the true value of what it means to craft, its therapeutic benefits, and the joys of mindful making.
This book is divided into chapters which will teach us to:
This book is from the Mindfulness series, a range of titles dedicated to exploring the mindful lifestyle, including The Art of Mindful Walking, The Art of Mindful Gardening and The Art of Mindful Baking.
Publisher: The Ivy Press
Number of pages: 144
Dimensions: 200 x 130 mm
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“A wonderful resource for new knitters and old!”
I am a recent and keen knitter so am always fascinated to learn and read more about it. As I started I often felt silly or old fashioned to be doing it, but Rachael Matthews unpicks the threads of this popular pastime... More
“Hypnotic exploration of knitting's connections between mind, body and spirit”
This book is an amazingly detailed, finely written account of the connection between mind, body, spirit and stitches, the value of labour and quiet reflection and an ode to the slowly handmade over the quickly... More
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