The New Prayer Shawl Companion

35 Knitted Patterns to Embrace, Inspire & Celebrate Life

Bristow, Janet

Book - 2012
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The New Prayer Shawl Companion
"This book features 34 prayer shawl patterns that will inspire knitters of all skill levels and features designs for moments of celebration and for times of solace and remembrance. In keeping with the website,, the book includes many touching stories from knitters, both amateur and professional, as well as blessings and other thoughtful words to knit by, and brims with creative and spiritual inspiration"-- "There's something extraordinary about a handmade shawl and the sense of warmth, love, and support in which it wraps the wearer, especially during hard times. As our world unravels in various ways, caring circles of knitters are stitching together blessings--in the form of prayer shawls--to send to friends and strangers in need. The New Prayer Shawl Companion, the latest book in the best-selling Prayer Shawl series, supports and inspires these dedicated knitters with a host of new stories and patterns for boundless creativity. Knitting enthusiasts, both amateur and professional, will embrace the 35 easy-to-follow prayer shawl patterns in the book--some designed for times of celebration, others for solace and remembrance. In addition to clear instructions, each pattern is accompanied by encouraging stories from other crafters, and blessings to knit by. Co-founders of the Prayer Shawl Ministry and lifelong knitters themselves, the authors offer readers bountiful design inspiration, stitching ideas, and patterns for creating beautiful shawls. "--

Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, c2012.
ISBN: 1600854796
Characteristics: 171 p. :,ill. ;,26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Cole-Galo, Victoria A.


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Feb 18, 2014

Hi, I have been making Prayer Shawls off & on; mostly off at this point. But when I make them they go to a convalescent center nearby & the people there really enjoy them. So I am very interested in looking at different patterns to knit for Prayer Shawls. TY JM Issaquah


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