Designs Inspired by the Knitting Traditions of Scandinavia, Iceland, and the Shetland IslesBook - 2010
"The quintessential European knitting cultures of Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and the Shetland Isles offer abundant folk art and handicraft customs. 'Northern Knits' explores these rich landscapes and showcases their vintage designs, wools, and classic style. With gorgeous collection of 20 women's garments and accessories, all using traditional knitting techniques and folk motifs, 'Northern Knits', reveals the many classic wools yarns and designs that make regional knitting unique. Explore a range of techniques and patterns ideas including knitting in the round, lace, Fair Isle, twined knitting, embroidery, and more. This is the perfect hands - on guide for anyone interested in learning about knitting history and learning the time- tested techniques for creating Shetland lace shawls, Icelandic textured jackets, Norwegian cardigans, and Swedish twined socks" --Cover, p. 4.
Publisher: Loveland, CO : Interweave Press, c2010
Branch Call Number: 746.432 G9905n 2010
Characteristics: 159 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm