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The Year of Knots

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Learn to make modern craft projects that celebrate the diverse beauty of macramé and knots.

By Windy Chien

Every day for a year, artist Windy Chien learned to tie a new kind of knot and then shared the results on Instagram—revolutionizing knot art and macramé in the process. In The Year of Knots, Chien describes how her knot-making project led her on a path of discovery. The book combines projects, tutorials, and personal stories, all aimed at inspiring readers to make knotting—and creativity in general—part of a meditative daily practice. The knots in the book are gorgeously documented step-by-step for the many knot- and macramé-obsessed readers out there wanting to try it themselves. Knotted projects abound necklaces, bracelets, a key chain, a dog leash, wall hangings, room dividers, and a hanging light. At the heart of the story is the simple, empowering idea that a single year is all the time you need to make a life-changing, creative leap.

Hardcover, 192 pages, 2019.
150 color photographs.

8.5" x 9.5"