By Clara Parkes
Knitting aficionado and striking artisan Clara Parkes delves into her storied travels with this inspiring and witty memoir on an inventive existence enriched via her adventures all over the world.
construction at the luck of The Yarn Whisperer, Parkes’s wealthy own essays invite readers and committed crafters on tours to be savored, from a advisor who fast involves think like a depended on confidante. In Knitlandia, she takes readers alongside on 17 of her so much memorable trips around the globe over the past 15 years, with tales spanning from the fjords of Iceland to a comfortable yarn store in Paris’s thirteenth arrondissement.
additionally identified for her PBS tv appearances and highly renowned line of small-batch hand made yarns, Parkes weaves her own mixture of knowledge and humor into this eloquently down-to-earth consultant that's half own shuttle narrative and half cultural historical past, touching the guts of what it capacity to stay creatively. subscribe to Parkes as she ventures to locales either overseas and accepted in chapters like:
• Chasing a Legend in Taos
• Glass, Grass, and the ability of position: Tacoma, Washington
• something for Socks and a truly enormous Plan: Portland, Oregon
• Autumn at the Hudson: the hot York Sheep & Wool Festival
• Cashmere desires and British Breeds: A Last-Minute stopover at to Edinburgh, Scotland
lovers of trip 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. no matter if you’ve dedicated to exploring your individual wanderlust or are an armchair visitor curled up on your coziest slippers, Knitlandia is certain to encourage laughter, tears, and perhaps a few commute plans of your individual.