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Beyond the garments, scarves, blankets, and sweaters, knitting offers the kind of nonmaterial rewards discussed in these essays: the repetitive, rhythmic finger movements soothe, reduce stress, and bind a knitter to her community. Knitting's psychological dimension is celebrated in these personal accounts of one woman's experience knitting in the hospital, at a college reunion, and while making garments for her father and loved ones. These thoughtful reflections reveal that the real power of knitting has more to do with what goes on in the head and the heart than what happens with needles.

About the Author

Perri Klass, MD, is a pediatrician and medical director in the Reach Out and Read program. She is the author of Love and Modern Medicine, The Mystery of Breathing, and Quirky Kids. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781893762220
Editor:
Rowley, Elaine
Publisher:
XRX Books
Editor:
Rowley, Elaine
Author:
Klass, MD, Perri
Author:
Perri Klass, MD
Author:
Klass, Perri
Author:
Klass, Perri, MD
Author:
Klass, Perri, M.D. MD
Author:
Klass, MD
Subject:
Social aspects
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Knitting
Subject:
Needlework - Knitting
Subject:
Crafts-Needlework
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20041131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8.00 x 6.00 in 0.58 lb

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