This new spirituality of knitting addresses topics such as knitting as a popular pastime, what knitting does for our minds, bodies, and spirits, and how knitting helps people reduce stress, overcome loss, form friendships, and connect with a community. Most important, the author shows readers and crafters how knitting can become prayer.
Peggy Rosenthal has a PhD in Literature and has published many books and articles on spirituality and the arts, including Praying through Poetry. She is the director of Poetry Retreats, a nationwide arts ministry, and blogs on spirituality and the arts for Image journal. And, yes, she is a daily knitter.