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Mindful Knitting: Inviting Contemplative Practice to the Craft

Mindful Knitting: Inviting Contemplative Practice to the Craft

by Tara Jon Manning
     
 
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

Overview

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.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Mindful Knitting is a welcome addition to the knitting-book oeuvre."—Vogue Knitting

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462901128
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
07/05/2004
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
136
Sales rank:
978,245
File size:
4 MB

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Meet the Author

Tara Jon Manning is a noted knitwear designer, retail knitting store owner, a Craft Yarn Council of America certified knitting instructor, and a Shambhala Buddhist practitioner. She has been exposed to and received teachings from numerous Tibetan Buddhist meditation masters, including the Dalai Lama and Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche.

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