Druchunas, who explored the lace knitting of native Alaskans in her earlier Arctic Lace, here turns her attention to knitting in other ethnic traditions. What is ethnic knitting? Ethnic knitters usually knit from a basic understanding of the process of knitting learned at an early age. Using techniques passed on by family and friends, they create distinctive pieces without using written patterns. Proof that with solid content a knitting book doesn't necessarily have to include glossy color photos, this includes 12 small skill-building projects (e.g., caps, scarves, sweaters) that teach texture and color knitting in the context of traditional knitting of the Netherlands, Norway, Denmark, and the Andes region of South America. An excellent choice for public libraries with strong knitting collections.