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    Yarn Whisperer

    Yarn Whisperer
    • Yarn Whisperer
    • Yarn Whisperer
    $19.95

    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 preface

    In The 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.”

    About the Author
    Clara Parkes is the founder and publisher of KnittersReview.com, an email newsletter that explores the pleasures and subtleties of yarn. Described by Folio magazine as “[for knitters] what Cook’s Illustrated is for chefs and foodies” since its May 2000 debut, Parkes’s Knitter’s Review newsletter boasts 35,000 subscribers. Parkes herself has 17,000+ Instagram followers and 13,400+ on Twitter, and an international host of fans. She lives in Maine.

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