The Knitter's Gift: An Inspirational Bag of Words, Wisdom, and Craft

The Knitter's Gift: An Inspirational Bag of Words, Wisdom, and Craft

by Bernadette Murphy

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ISBN-13: 9781440518904
Publisher: Adams Media
Publication date: 09/10/2004
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Bernadette Murphy is an essayist, fiction writer, book critic and longtime knitter. She also teaches creative writing and her work has appeared in many US newspapers.

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Pull up a chair, drape an afghan over your legs, and enter the world of The Knitter's Gift. It is a realm in which a pair of needles and a single strand of yarn ties the generations together, a place where the wounds of the human condition are salved, a source of warmth on days when our souls shiver, and a moment to remind ourselves of the importance of the small things in life.-from the author's Introduction

Author Bio:Bernadette Murphy, author of the bestselling work Zen and the Art of Knitting, is an essayist, fiction writer, book critic, and a knitter of eighteen years. Her work appears weekly in The Los Angeles Times and has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Newsday, Ms., and Book Magazine. She teaches creative writing at the UCLA Extension Writers' Program and lives in Los Angeles, California. Her Web site is www.theknittersgift.com.

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