By Clara Parkes
Knitting aficionado and awesome artisan Clara Parkes delves into her storied travels with this inspiring and witty memoir on an inventive existence enriched through her adventures around the globe.
development at the luck of The Yarn Whisperer, Parkes’s wealthy own essays invite readers and dedicated crafters on tours to be savored, from a advisor who speedy involves believe like a depended on confidante. In Knitlandia, she takes readers alongside on 17 of her such a lot memorable trips around the globe during the last 15 years, with tales spanning from the fjords of Iceland to a comfy yarn store in Paris’s thirteenth arrondissement.
additionally recognized for her PBS tv appearances and highly well known line of small-batch hand made yarns, Parkes weaves her own mix of knowledge and humor into this eloquently down-to-earth advisor that's half own go back and forth narrative and half cultural historical past, touching the center of what it ability to dwell creatively. sign up for Parkes as she ventures to locales either overseas and generic in chapters like:
• Chasing a Legend in Taos
• Glass, Grass, and the facility of position: Tacoma, Washington
• a specific thing for Socks and a truly enormous Plan: Portland, Oregon
• Autumn at the Hudson: the recent York Sheep & Wool Festival
• Cashmere desires and British Breeds: A Last-Minute stopover at to Edinburgh, Scotland
enthusiasts of go back and forth writing, in addition to knitters, crocheters, designers, and fiber artists alike, will benefit from the masterful narrative in those intimate stories from a existence good crafted. even if you’ve devoted to exploring your personal wanderlust or are an armchair vacationer curled up on your coziest slippers, Knitlandia is bound to encourage laughter, tears, and perhaps a few shuttle plans of your individual.