Knitting for Peace PDF ePub eBook

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Knitting for Peace free pdf All across the world, people are knitting for peace. You'll often find them gathered in private homes, at knitting guild meetings, in churches and synagogues, in elementary schools, even in prisons. They call the work they do "charity knitting." They knit afghans for families in need, preemie caps for AIDS babies, mittens for homeless children, socks for soldiers on missions, hats for women coping with breast cancer treatments. "Knitting for Peace" tells the stories of 28 knitting-for-peace endeavours, with smaller, more anecdotal stories shared in corresponding sidebars. And though it promises to be a fun and inspiring read, liberally sprinkled with quotes by famous knitters and peacemakers, "Knitting for Peace" also offers practicial, hands-on information, including 15 patterns for easy-to-knit charity projects as well as lists of places that accept charity knitting, tips for starting knitting-for-peace groups and charity knit-ins and information on finding local charity knitting outlets - hospitals, homeless shelters, etc.

About Betty Christiansen

Betty Christiansen is a freelance editor and writer who has knitted since age eight. She has an MFA in non-fiction writing from Sarah Lawrence College and has written articles on knitting for peace and other subjects for many publications, including Interweave Knits, Vogue Knitting and Family Circle Knitting magazines and the books Knitting Yarns and Spinning Tales (Voyageur, 2005) and KnitLit, Too (Three Rivers Press, 2004). She collaborated on Handknit Holidays (STC, Fall 2005) and is credited on the title page for her contribution. Kiriko Shirobayashi is an award-winning New York-based photographer, whose work appears regularly in magazines in the U.S. and abroad.

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Author : Betty Christiansen
Publisher : Stewart, Tabori
Data Published : 29 September 2006
ISBN : 1584795336
EAN : 9781584795339
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 132 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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