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Knitting Hats & Mittens from Around the World: 34 Heirloom Patterns in a Variety of Styles and Techniques
     

Knitting Hats & Mittens from Around the World: 34 Heirloom Patterns in a Variety of Styles and Techniques

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by Kari Cornell
 

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Here are 34 patterns for hats, mittens, and gloves from around the globe—including stylish traditional projects from Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, the British Isles, the Americas, and Asia. Pattern introductions provide a background of knitting techniques from that part of the world, including schematics and charts. An introduction on the history of hat/mitten

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Here are 34 patterns for hats, mittens, and gloves from around the globe—including stylish traditional projects from Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, the British Isles, the Americas, and Asia. Pattern introductions provide a background of knitting techniques from that part of the world, including schematics and charts. An introduction on the history of hat/mitten knitting by Donna Druchunas is included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760340653
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
09/10/2012
Edition description:
First
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Sue Flanders has been designing knitwear for more than twenty years. Her patterns have appeared in many publications, including Interweave Knits, Knitter’s magazine, Cast-On and in two books by Melanie Falick, Knitting America and Kids Knitting. She is co-author of Norwegian Handknits: Heirloom Designs from Vesterheim Museum (Voyageur Press, 2009) and Swedish Handknits: A Collection of Heirloom Designs (Voyageur Press, 2012).

Janine Kosel is an accomplished knitter who has studied under greats like Alice Starmore, Meg Swansen, and Candice Eisner Strict. Janine works at Three Kitten\u2019s Yarn Shop in St. Paul and teaches knitting and tatting workshops at many Twin Cities area knitting and needlework shops.

Editor Kari Cornell has been knitting and collecting vintage patterns for years. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband, two sons, and a beagle.

Jennifer Simonson is a photographer in Minneapolis, MN. Her photographs have appeared in Sew Retro, published by Voyageur Press, and the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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Knitting Hats & Mittens from Around the World: 34 Heirloom Patterns in a Variety of Styles and Techniques 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
there is only two patterns in this book that I would make. One on page 75 and the other on page 85. Maybe next time I would check out another book that would offer me more. But over all its a great book to add to my collection.