Synopses & Reviews
In their follow-up to "The Prayer Shawl Companion," the authors have once again brought together crafters, their inspiring tales, and comforting, thoughtful blessings. This companion features 37 beautifully designed prayer shawl patterns.
The Prayer Shawl Ministry is an extraordinary group that has touched lives in extraordinary ways across the world for more than a decade. With their latest book, Janet Bristow and Victoria A. Cole-Galo continue to reach out to people of all faiths in sadness and celebration, this time with crocheted wraps, or prayer shawls. In their follow-up to the 2008 bestseller The Prayer Shawl Companion, the authors have once again brought together crafters, their inspiring tales, and comforting, thoughtful blessings. The Crocheted Prayer Shawl Companion features 37 beautifully designed prayer shawl patterns contributed by everyday crocheters and professional knitwear designers alike, including Nicky Epstein, Mary Beth Temple, and Doris Chan, among others. The instructions are easy to follow and the patterns represent a range of skill levels.
About the Author
Janet Bristow and Victoria A. Cole-Galo are authors of the bestselling "Prayer Shawl Companion" and founders of the Prayer Shawl Ministry (www.shawlministry.com). They travel nationwide to conduct shawl ministry workshops. Both women are graduates of the Hartford Seminary's Women's Leadership Institute.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Beginning Prayerfully
37 Patterns with Blessings and Stories
Glossary of Crochet Terms
Stitch Reference Guide
Appendix: How to Start a Prayer Shawl Ministry