Knitting for extended periods of time is a wonderful luxury and a great act of self-care. For some, all that sitting time can stiffen the...
This practical guide takes knitters of all levels on a fulfilling journey of self-discovery.
Using a unique combination of yoga philosophy, movements, meditations, breathing techniques and stitch patterns, Yoga of Yarn re-establishes our knitting practice on a new, stronger foundation -- a foundation that not only enhances our experience as knitters, but also helps us maintain a centered calm in every aspect of our lives.
No prior yoga experience is necessary. All you need is a body, a chair, and a sincere willingness to care for yourself and try new things that will help you knit with greater ease.
Liza Laird has written the book I needed: a gorgeous tribute to our yarn, our bodies, and our very souls.
Rachael Herron, bestselling author of A Life in Stitches
"The Yoga of Yarn written by Liza Laird is a gorgeous book with a truly different spin on a knitting book."
“Yoga of Yarn is my go to reference for preparing myself, my students and my customers for classes and comfortable knitting. It connects all the dots between the practice of yoga and knitting.”
“Liza understands that knitting, like yoga and meditation, can be a pathway to wellness, even more so when all three are combined.”
"This book is a lovely offering that brings the benefits of yoga to a new community in an accessible and powerful way. It is elegantly laid out, easy to navigate, and full of practical wisdom to incorporate into your daily routine."
"A thoughtful exploration of the relationship of fibercrafts--especially knitting--to yoga, meditation, and internal serenity, Liza Laird 's YOGA OF YARN (A Knitter's Handbook for Self-Discovery) offers guidance on how to bring a dose of spirituality to your knitting projects."