Knitting Sweaters from Around the World: 18 Heirloom Patterns in a Variety of Styles and Techniques

Knitting Sweaters from Around the World: 18 Heirloom Patterns in a Variety of Styles and Techniques

by Kari Cornell
     
 

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Here are the best sweaters in the world—literally! Eighteen fabulous sweater designs by well-known designers teach you how to make the world’s classic sweater styles, including Fair Isle, Fisherman’s Gansey, Swedish Bohus, Icelandic Lopi Yoke Sweater, and more. Along the way, knitters will learn about traditional patterns and unique knitting

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Here are the best sweaters in the world—literally! Eighteen fabulous sweater designs by well-known designers teach you how to make the world’s classic sweater styles, including Fair Isle, Fisherman’s Gansey, Swedish Bohus, Icelandic Lopi Yoke Sweater, and more. Along the way, knitters will learn about traditional patterns and unique knitting techniques from around the globe. Included are sweaters from the British Isles, Scandinavia, the Baltics, and the Americas. The introduction details the history of sweater knitting while each sweater pattern begins with a history of the techniques and patterns the design employs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760342657
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
09/21/2012
Edition description:
First
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

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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