Mindful Knitting: Inviting Contemplative Practice to the Craftby Tara Jon Manning
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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.
- Tuttle Publishing
- Publication date:
- Sold by:
- Barnes & Noble
- NOOK Book
- File size:
- 4 MB
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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