The Mindfulness In Knitting: Meditations On Craft And Calm

byRachael Matthews

Hardcover | March 2, 2017

The Mindfulness In Knitting: Meditations On Craft And Calm by Rachael Matthews
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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.

Rachael Matthews is the director of Cast Off Knitting Club and Prick Your Finger, an ethical yarn shop and textile gallery, both in East London, UK. An artist specializing in knitting, and a teacher focusing on Craftivism and craft process, she has curated knitted works at the V&A, Barbican, Tate Modern, and the Crafts Council, inc...
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Title:The Mindfulness In Knitting: Meditations On Craft And CalmFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:144 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:144 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.75 inPublished:March 2, 2017Publisher:Ivy PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:178240418X

ISBN - 13:9781782404187

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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