35 meditative knitting patterns that use colour, repetition and texture to help you unwind and destress.
The relaxing rhythm and hand movements of knitting make it the perfect activity to absorb your attention and distract you from unwanted thoughts. As well as being beautiful makes, these 35 projects are specially designed to be a form of mindfulness practice. Suitable for beginners through to experienced knitters, the patterns will help you stitch away stress by incorporating calming repetition and different textures, as well as mood-boosting bright colours and soothing pastel shades. Many of the projects make ideal gifts, bringing you satisfaction and positivity as you knit them for other people. There are also homewares including a mandala pillow and a meditation garland so that you can create an inspiring environment, as well as cosy accessories and garments to allow you to focus on yourself. All of the techniques and stitches you will need are explained with easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step artworks. Let the click of the needles and the rhythm of the stitches help you to be in the moment, bringing you calmness and a sense of wellbeing.