The New Prayer Shawl Companion: 35 Knitted Patterns to Embrace, Inspire, & Celebrate Life

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There's something extraordinary about a handmade shawl and the sense of warmth, love, and support in which it wraps the wearer, especially during hard times. As our world unravels in various ways, caring circles of knitters are stitching together blessings—in the form of prayer shawls—to send to friends and strangers in need. "The New Prayer Shawl Companion," the latest book in the best-selling Prayer Shawl series, supports and inspires these dedicated knitters with a host of ...

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Overview

There's something extraordinary about a handmade shawl and the sense of warmth, love, and support in which it wraps the wearer, especially during hard times. As our world unravels in various ways, caring circles of knitters are stitching together blessings—in the form of prayer shawls—to send to friends and strangers in need. "The New Prayer Shawl Companion," the latest book in the best-selling Prayer Shawl series, supports and inspires these dedicated knitters with a host of new stories and patterns for boundless creativity.
Knitting enthusiasts, both amateur and professional, will embrace the 35 easy-to-follow prayer shawl patterns in the book—some designed for times of celebration, others for solace and remembrance. In addition to clear instructions, each pattern is accompanied by encouraging stories from other crafters, and blessings to knit by. Co-founders of the Prayer Shawl Ministry and lifelong knitters themselves, the authors offer readers bountiful design inspiration, stitching ideas, and patterns for creating beautiful shawls.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600854798
  • Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/18/2012
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 405,493
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

JANET SEVERI BRISTOW and VICTORIA A. COLE-GALO are authors of the best-selling "Prayer Shawl Companion "and "The Crocheted Prayed Shawl Companion," and founders of the Prayer Shawl Ministry (www.shawlministry.com). They travel nationwide to conduct shawl ministry workshops. Both women are graduates of the Hartford Seminary's Women's Leadership Institute. Both authors reside in Connecticut.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Beginning Prayerfully
35 Patterns with Blessings and Stories
Knitting Abbreviations
Yarn Equivalency Guide
Appendix: How to Start a Prayer Shawl Ministry

Resources

Index
 

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