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Knitlandia by Clara Parkes

A life entwined in yarn might mystify those who don’t knit, but anyone versed in the language of skeins and cables will sigh with envy over Clara Parkes’s memoir, Knitlandia. (Washington Post)
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A New York Times Bestseller

Knitting aficionado and notable artisan Clara Parkes delves into her storied travels with this inspiring and witty memoir on a creative life enriched by her adventures around the world.

Building on the success of The Yarn Whisperer, Parkes's rich personal essays invite readers and devoted crafters on excursions to be savored, from a guide who quickly comes to feel like a trusted confidante. In Knitlandia , she takes readers along on 17 of her most memorable journeys across the globe over the last 15 years, with stories spanning from the fjords of Iceland to a cozy yarn shop in Paris's 13th arrondissement.

Clara Parkes , a celebrated raconteur and highly sought-after teacher, is the author of The Yarn Whisperer , as well as The Knitter's Book of Yarn , The Knitter's Book of Wool , and The Knitter's Book of Socks . She is also the founder and publisher of knittersreview.com, a biweekly e-newsletter that explores the pleasures and subtleties of yarn. She lives in Maine.

160 pg.