Over the centuries, shawls have come to symbolize shelter, peace, and spiritual sustenance. Now, thousands of knitters and crocheters of all faiths are creating handmade shawls for people in need. What started as a grass-roots movement has quickly grown into an international cause, with countless numbers of shawls being given to grateful recipients around the globe. These thoughtful books each feature 15 prayer shawls in easy to advanced skill levels, created by Leisure Arts’ best-selling designers. The concealed spiral bound 5Â½” x 8Â½” hardcovers are the ideal slip-it-in-the-project bag, take-along pattern book for every on-the-go knitter and crocheter.