Mindful Knitting

Inviting Contemplative Practice to the Craft
Product Number: EB00643305
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462901128
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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Description

Mindful Knitting contains ten original and enjoyable knitting projects, each complemented by a meditation exercise. As knitters know the craft is much more than the finished project. By looking at the parallels between knitting and meditation-how simple repetitive actions can lead to a grater connection with the world-this knitting book shows you how to enrich your life by combining the two. Author Tara Jon Manning, a noted knitwear designer and practicing Buddhist, explores the spiritual rewards of knitting: - Bring inner serenity to your knitting practice-and everyday activities - Fully appreciate the objects you knit, making eah more significant and satisfying - Connect to others by donating to charities, creating gifts, or knitting with a group.To help with with your knitting projects, Mindful knitting includes clearly written patterns, tips for intuitive knitting, and a helpful glossary of knitting techniques and resources. Whether you're an advanced or a beginning knitter or a new or seasoned meditator, this Buddhist knitting book will help you develop a renewed sense of self and an increased appreciation of the world around you.

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Author(s): Tara Jon Manning
Original Publish Date: Jul 05, 2004

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