The Yarn Whisperer My Unexpected Life in Knitting Kindle

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   Praise for The Yarn Whisperer  “I see a lot of yarn books in this gig and Whisperer is not only the best I’ve seen this year it’s one of my all time faves Seriously it’s that good”The Oregonian  “I don’t want to stop reading Each chapter is a little jewel” KnitCircuscom “Parkes has a poet’s appreciation for the interconnectivity of seemingly disparate aspects of life I have a sense of affinity with the metaphors she chooses which are drawn from music gardening baking and of course knitting Her language dances and gallops chuckles and sings” Kangath Knits blog “ The Yarn Whisperer weaves together knitting anecdotes and life experiences of the author in a way that I think we can all relate to” Kelbourne Woolens blog “It’s a fun book for curling up on a cool day with a cup of tea knitting nearby of course” CraftGossipcom “It is seriously the best book about knitting experiences ever I absolutely LOVED it” ­Sweetly Made “If you haven’t read The Yarn Whisperer yet you should It’s sweet funny and full of moments you’ll recognize or aspire to I recommend you get a copy” Moth Heaven  “In this charming series of linked essays Parkes metaphorically puts the fast whorl on her wheel and spins something entirely new showing that she’s not just a good writer but a great one Funny sweet and trenchant and offered in twenty two digestible bits this book is not only the quintessential sampler afghan of knit lit it is also the ‘It’ gift of the season Buy a stack to stuff inside the handmade stockings of your knitting circle friends”Vogue Knitting  “The creator of Knitter’s Review has created a collection of stories of her life of knitting yarn baking and overall appreciation for all things beautiful and has woven them together like afghan squares with charm grace and hilarity” Petite Purls “Her writing is incredibly cleverthis book will be dear to your heart” Knit the Hell Out 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   Praise for The Yarn Whisperer  “I see a lot of yarn books in this gig and Whisperer is not only the best I’ve seen this year it’s one of my all time faves Seriously it’s that good”The Oregonian  “I don’t want to stop reading Each chapter is a little jewel” KnitCircuscom “Parkes has a poet’s appreciation for the interconnectivity of seemingly disparate aspects of life I have a sense of affinity with the metaphors she chooses which are drawn from music gardening baking and of course knitting Her language dances and gallops chuckles and sings” Kangath Knits blog “ The Yarn Whisperer weaves together knitting anecdotes and life experiences of the author in a way that I think we can all relate to” Kelbourne Woolens blog “It’s a fun book for curling up on a cool day with a cup of tea knitting nearby of course” CraftGossipcom “It is seriously the best book about knitting experiences ever I absolutely LOVED it” ­Sweetly Made “If you haven’t read The Yarn Whisperer yet you should It’s sweet funny and full of moments you’ll recognize or aspire to I recommend you get a copy” Moth Heaven  “In this charming series of linked essays Parkes metaphorically puts the fast whorl on her wheel and spins something entirely new showing that she’s not just a good writer but a great one Funny sweet and trenchant and offered in twenty two digestible bits this book is not only the quintessential sampler afghan of knit lit it is also the ‘It’ gift of the season Buy a stack to stuff inside the handmade stockings of your knitting circle friends”Vogue Knitting  “The creator of Knitter’s Review has created a collection of stories of her life of knitting yarn baking and overall appreciation for all things beautiful and has woven them together like afghan squares with charm grace and hilarity” Petite Purls “Her writing is incredibly cleverthis book will be dear to your heart” Knit the Hell Out 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   Praise for The Yarn Whisperer  “I see a lot of yarn books in this gig and Whisperer is not only the best I’ve seen this year it’s one of my all time faves Seriously it’s that good”The Oregonian  “I don’t want to stop reading Each chapter is a little jewel” KnitCircuscom “Parkes has a poet’s appreciation for the interconnectivity of seemingly disparate aspects of life I have a sense of affinity with the metaphors she chooses which are drawn from music gardening baking and of course knitting Her language dances and gallops chuckles and sings” Kangath Knits blog “ The Yarn Whisperer weaves together knitting anecdotes and life experiences of the author in a way that I think we can all relate to” Kelbourne Woolens blog “It’s a fun book for curling up on a cool day with a cup of tea knitting nearby of course” CraftGossipcom “It is seriously the best book about knitting experiences ever I absolutely LOVED it” ­Sweetly Made “If you haven’t read The Yarn Whisperer yet you should It’s sweet funny and full of moments you’ll recognize or aspire to I recommend you get a copy” Moth Heaven  “In this charming series of linked essays Parkes metaphorically puts the fast whorl on her wheel and spins something entirely new showing that she’s not just a good writer but a great one Funny sweet and trenchant and offered in twenty two digestible bits this book is not only the quintessential sampler afghan of knit lit it is also the ‘It’ gift of the season Buy a stack to stuff inside the handmade stockings of your knitting circle friends”Vogue Knitting  “The creator of Knitter’s Review has created a collection of stories of her life of knitting yarn baking and overall appreciation for all things beautiful and has woven them together like afghan squares with charm grace and hilarity” Petite Purls “Her writing is incredibly cleverthis book will be dear to your heart” Knit the Hell Out


11 thoughts on “The Yarn Whisperer My Unexpected Life in Knitting

  1. says:

    Now I'm a knitter I am also a fan of writing about knitting think Yarn Harlot et al So I was pre disposed to like thishowever I was pleasantly surprised by the fact that it has exceeded expectation Lovely writing Buy for yourself and all the knitters in your life