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|| Stockinette, ribbing, cables, even the humble yarn over can instantly evoke places, times, people, conversations, all those poignant moments that we've tucked away in our memory banks. Over time, those stitches form a map of our lives.-From the prefaceInThe Yarn Whisperer: Reflections on a Life in Knitting, renowned knitter and author Clara Parkes ponders the roles knitting plays in her life via 22 captivating, poignant, and laugh-out-loud funny essays. Recounting tales of childhood and adulthood, family, friends, adventure, privacy, disappointment, love, and celebration, she hits upon the universal truths that drive knitters to create and explores the ways in which knitting can be looked at as a metaphor for so many other things. Put simply, No matter how perfect any one sweater may be, it's only human to crave another. And another, and another."Praise for The Yarn Whisperer: Clara Parkes: The Yarn Seer." -Interweave...
|| Electronic reproduction. New York : STC Craft/A Melanie Falick Book, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2342 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).