Mindful Knitting looks at the craft of knitting from the Buddhist tradition. Exploring the parallels between the practice of knitting and the practice of meditation, this book is the first to instruct the reader in how knitting can be utilised as a tool for contemplation. It explores the benefits of engaging in knitting in a mindful way, presents simple meditation exercises, and provides easy-to-follow project instructions.
"Tara Jon Manning" is a noted knitwear designer, retail knitting store owner, a Craft Yarn Council of America certified knitting instructor, and a Shambhala Buddhist practitioner. She has been exposed to and received teachings from numerous Tibetan Buddhist meditation masters, including the Dalai Lama and Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche.