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The Mindfulness In Knitting: Meditations On Craft And Calm Rachael Matthews

the mindfulness in knitting meditations on craft and calm

This book won't necessarily make you a better knitter. The first few pages were exactly that. It is the kind of book one likes to have on one's shelf and hold in one's hands. . Mindfulness in Knitting casts fresh light on this famously calming craft, and reveals how the simple repetition of plain and purl can in itself nurture wellbeing.

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The Mindfulness in Knitting : Rachael Matthews : 9781782404187

the mindfulness in knitting meditations on craft and calm

Rachael Matthews explores the joys of making and looks at the benefits of taking up one of the simplest and most useful of crafts. Rachael Matthews explores the joys of making and looks at the benefits of taking up one of the simplest and most useful of crafts. In this case, 'Potter' will be a match. One could even argue that in today's world of mostly industrially manufactured clothing and accessories, making any handknit article can itself be a revolutionary statement for a number of causes like simplicity or sustainability. Unfortunately no patterns although there are a few exercises. Click on the cover image above to read some pages of this book! Rachael was a columnist of Simply Knitting Magazine for six years, is regularly featured in the international press, and is the author of Knitorama 2005. I wanted it to be about embracing and expanding your skills without stressing about it, and it did say that briefly, however towards the end it seemed to change the focus from enjoying your knitting to drawing patterns in a mindful way, not knitting patterns though, more like mandalas.

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The Mindfulness in Knitting: Meditations on Craft and Calm

the mindfulness in knitting meditations on craft and calm

Greenham Common in the 80s. There is discussion of thrift and when a gift is not a gift to the receiver but to the knitter, art versus craft, work versus labour and finally the magic of numbers, for what is knitting without counting. Time shared with others who enjoy this hobby is always interesting. Oh, they are going to love this. Time shared with others who enjoy this hobby is always interesting. I have always relished joining knitting circles and meeting people I wouldn't ordinarily meet and am surprised by what is shared at those circles.

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The mindfulness in knitting : meditations on craft and calm (Book, 2017) [naber.io]

the mindfulness in knitting meditations on craft and calm

Don't come here looking for technical instructions is what I am trying to say. Without the city being inhabited, there is no need for judges or councils. There's even a Einstein and the Art of Mindful Cycling. Although you really don't need this nice little book to tell you any of this, especially if you're already into crafting things with your very own hands. Rachael was a columnist of Simply Knitting Magazine for six years, is regularly featured in the international press, and is the author of Knitorama 2005 and Hookarama 2006. There's the Art of Mindful Walking, Mindfulness and the Art of Drawing, Mindfulness at Work to name a few.

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Mindfulness in Knitting

the mindfulness in knitting meditations on craft and calm

When people are happy, there is less need for law, order and councils. And everyone can be mindful. Everyone can pick up a pair of needles and a ball of yarn. The Mindfulness in Knitting casts fresh light on this famously calming craft, and reveals how the simple repetition of plain and purl can in itself nurture wellbeing. Rachael Matthews explores the joys of making and looks at the benefits of taking up one of the simplest and most useful of crafts. It is a hardcover with a linocut style illustration on the cover no jacket and the pages are thick and creamy.

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The Mindfulness in Knitting: Meditations on Craft and Calm by Rachael Matthews

the mindfulness in knitting meditations on craft and calm

Some parts resonated with me - some left me feeling like Winnie the Pooh. As for sustainability, the author even includes a discussion about finding local, recycled or responsibly produced sources for yarns and fibers. Or is it just me? Over all not quite the book I'd hoped it would become. But back to my Scrooge response. The passage explains how the crafsman finds wisdom through labour and creates beauty.

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The mindfulness in knitting : meditations on craft and calm (Book, 2016) [naber.io]

the mindfulness in knitting meditations on craft and calm

Too true, as anyone faced with the instruction to knit acres of monotonous garter stitch can attest. It's also a slim volume at 144 pages and would help me get my 2016 Reading Challenge score up at the screaming last minute. Search Tips In order to get more accurate results, our search has the following Google-Type search functionality: + If you use '+' in front of a word, then that word will be present in the search results. And everyone can be mindful. Everyone can pick up a pair of needles and a ball of yarn. I once attended a ten-day conference-workshop with him, so I speak from experience. The search results will contain those words in that order.

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The Mindfulness In Knitting, A Book Review

the mindfulness in knitting meditations on craft and calm

The E-mail message field is required. And everyone can be mindful. This book is part of a seri Reading this as the season turns colder and I want to get back into the comfort provided by handicrafts on long evenings. The author encourages you to keep a journal great unbeliever that I am, I didn't of your thoughts about things like your yarn stash and why you choose the wool you do. The Mindfulness in Knitting: Meditations on Craft and Calm with Rachael Matthews Sunday 19 February, 1. I enjoyed this book most when Matthews wove in anecdotes, material from history, and other information. I am always distrustful of books that seem to jump on the latest bandwagon.

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The Mindfulness in Knitting: Meditations on Craft and Calm by Rachael Matthews

the mindfulness in knitting meditations on craft and calm

I was given this book, rather than chose it. And everyone can be mindful. This title is part of a series of books on Mindfulness. I hope they like it. I sometimes wondered whether it I would have enjoyed it more if it was distilled into a newspaper article.

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The Mindfulness In Knitting, A Book Review

the mindfulness in knitting meditations on craft and calm

Usual disclaimer: I did not pay for this book, but all opinions are my own. Gifts using hands, hearts, and heads are usually welcome. Matthews recognizes that the process of knitting is particularly compatible with mindfulness. Rachael was a columnist of Simply Knitting Magazine for six years, is regularly featured in the international press, and is the author of Knitorama 2005 and Hookarama 2006. It was not like being preached to - I preach myself about the pleasures of knitting to anyone that will listen husband nods head in wonder as he sits next to me, I was given this book, rather than chose it.

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