The Resource Knitlandia : a knitter sees the world, Clara Parkes

Knitlandia : a knitter sees the world, Clara Parkes

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Knitlandia : a knitter sees the world
Title
Knitlandia
Title remainder
a knitter sees the world
Statement of responsibility
Clara Parkes
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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. Also known for her PBS television appearances and hugely popular line of small-batch handcrafted yarns, Parkes weaves her personal blend of wisdom and humor into this eloquently down-to-earth guide that is part personal travel narrative and part cultural history, touching the heart of what it means to live creatively."--Provided by Amazon.com
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
746.43/2
Index
no index present
LC call number
TT820.P284
LC item number
A3 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Knitlandia : a knitter sees the world, Clara Parkes
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Knitlandia : a knitter sees the world, Clara Parkes
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Preface. In motion -- Chasing a legend in Taos -- From baseball to Broadway : swatching in the Big Apple -- Perky skeins and fast cars : Los Angeles -- Naked lopi : a knitter's journey to Iceland -- Big fleece and fried dough : West Friendship, Maryland -- Lucky in Loveland : an Interweave summons -- Glass, grass, and the power of place : Tacoma, Washington -- Cloudburst over Paris -- A thing for socks and a very big plan : Portland, Oregon -- Mighty scoops and pho to go : celebrating TNNA in Columbus -- On air in Cleveland : filming Knitting daily TV -- Autumn on the Hudson : Rhinebeck, New York -- Merriment in Minnetonka -- Stash-wrangling in the Mile-High City : Denver -- Cashmere dreams and British breeds : a last-minute visit to Edinburgh, Scotland -- Romancing the loons : Holderness, New Hampshire
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9781617691904
Lccn
2015948556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)951094301

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