Mindful knitting inviting contemplative practice to the craft

by Manning, Tara Jon, 1968-

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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.
pt. 1. Becoming a mindful knitter
pt. 2. More mindful knitting projects.

Additional Information
Series PASCAL ebrary collection.
Subjects Knitting Patterns
Handicraft Religious aspects Buddhism
New Age
Electronic books.
Publisher New York :Tuttle Publishing,2004
Tuttle Publishing2011
Edition 1st ed.
Contributors OverDrive, Inc.
Language English
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Format: Kindle Book
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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 119) and index.
ISBN 9781462901128
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