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Knitlandia - A Knitter Sees the World

Clara Parkes

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Knitting aficionado and notable artisan Clara Parkes delves into her storied travels with this inspiring and witty New York Times bestselling 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 listeners and devoted crafters on excursions to be savored, from a guide who quickly comes to feel like a trusted confidante. In Knitlandia, she takes listeners 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. Join Parkes as she ventures to locales both foreign and familiar in chapters like: • Chasing a Legend in Taos • Glass, Grass, and the Power of Place: Tacoma, Washington • A Thing for Socks and a Very Big Plan: Portland, Oregon • Autumn on the Hudson: The New York Sheep & Wool Festival • Cashmere Dreams and British Breeds: A Last-Minute Visit to Edinburgh, Scotland Fans of travel writing, as well as knitters, crocheters, designers, and fiber artists alike, will enjoy the masterful narrative in these intimate tales from a life well crafted. Whether you've committed to exploring your own wanderlust or are an armchair traveler curled up in your coziest slippers, Knitlandia is sure to inspire laughter, tears, and maybe some travel plans of your own.

Language:

English

Length:

6h 41m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:14


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:41


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:49


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

08:19


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:57


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:47


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:22


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:15


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:00


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:16


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:09


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:50


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:11


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:26


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

08:45


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

08:28


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:27


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

07:51


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:07


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:05


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:51


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:59


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

07:37


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:18


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:41


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

07:13


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

07:53


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

07:17


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:43


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:29


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:04


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:44


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

07:46


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:49


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:37


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:48


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

07:41


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:59


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

06:16


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

08:02


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:14


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:42


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:49


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:05


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

07:00


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

07:13


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

07:05


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

06:15


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

07:59


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

08:23


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

08:41


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

07:27


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

06:50


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:19


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

06:25


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

07:22


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

07:02


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

07:43


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

06:59


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

00:31