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Nordic Knitting Traditions

Author : Susan Anderson-Freed
ISBN : 1440230269
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 20.64 MB
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Knit Gorgeous Colorwork Accessories in the Nordic Tradition! Traditional Scandinavian and Icelandic designs are given new life in the projects found in Nordic Knitting Traditions. 25 projects feature original floral, star, feather and geometric motifs, all knit in fresh and modern colors. With a diverse collection of hats, tams, mittens, gloves, socks, knee-highs and legwarmers, you'll find plenty of jaw-dropping, colorful accessories to knit for yourself and the ones you love. Inside: Thoughtful construction and full-color charts make these designs easy to knit. Variations for knitting mittens and gloves in two ways and lengthening socks into knee-highs, as well as fully charted alternative colorways, allow you to achieve customized looks. "Complete the Look" instructions guide you to patterns that match, making it easy to create coordinating accessories. Tips and tricks for sizing, construction and stress-free knitting help you knit items that will become family heirlooms. Nordic Knitting Traditions celebrates the roots of stranded knitting with inspiring designs and elegant colorways. Start knitting your own piece of history today.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Fair Isle And Nordic Knits

Author : Nicki Trench
ISBN : 1782490884
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Learn to knit the Nordic way. From Shetland to the Faroe Islands, Norway and beyond, there is a shared tradition of knitting intricate patterns in colors that combine and contrast. Whether you have been inspired by watching Danish dramas or you are fascinated by the intricate geometric patterns of Fair Isle, there are designs here that will make you want to pick up your needles and get knitting. Garments include a tank top with a vintage feel, an adorable cardigan for a baby, and a Nordic-style yoked sweater. For the home, there's a cafetiere cosy, a chunky cushion cover, and more. There's also a baby blanket that would make a perfect gift, and a lined cover for your e-reader. With full color charts for all patterns, and a techniques section to explain essential Fair-Isle knitting skills, you will have everything you need to know.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Hygge Knits

Author : Nicki Trench
ISBN : 9781782495109
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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It seems that suddenly everyone wants to be Scandinavian, and hearing about the Danish concept of hygge has made us all think about how we can bring more warmth and friendship into our lives. One way to spread the love, and keep things cozy, is to knit yourself – or your family – a warm and beautiful sweater, hat, gloves or socks, with a Scandinavian feel. From Shetland to the Faroe Islands, Norway and beyond, there is a shared tradition of knitting intricate patterns in colours that combine and contrast. Whether you have been inspired by watching Danish dramas or you are fascinated by the intricate geometric patterns of Fair Isle, there are designs here that will make you want to pick up your needles and get knitting. Garments include a tank top with a vintage feel, an adorable cardigan for a baby, and a Nordic-style yoked sweater. For the home, there’s a cafetiere cosy, a chunky cushion cover, and more. There’s also a baby blanket that would make a perfect gift, and a lined cover for your e-reader. With full colour charts for all patterns, and a techniques section to explain essential Fair-Isle knitting skills, you will have everything you need to know. (Previously published as Fair Isle and Nordic Knits.)
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Nordic Knitting Traditions

Author : Susan Anderson-Freed
ISBN : 9781440230288
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 42.16 MB
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Knit Gorgeous Colorwork Accessories in the Nordic Tradition! Traditional Scandinavian and Icelandic designs are given new life in the projects found in Nordic Knitting Traditions. 25 projects feature original floral, star, feather and geometric motifs, all knit in fresh and modern colors. With a diverse collection of hats, tams, mittens, gloves, socks, knee-highs and legwarmers, you'll find plenty of jaw-dropping, colorful accessories to knit for yourself and the ones you love. Inside: • Thoughtful construction and full-color charts make these designs easy to knit. • Variations for knitting mittens and gloves in two ways and lengthening socks into knee-highs, as well as fully charted alternative colorways, allow you to achieve customized looks. • "Complete the Look" instructions guide you to patterns that match, making it easy to create coordinating accessories. • Tips and tricks for sizing, construction and stress-free knitting help you knit items that will become family heirlooms. Nordic Knitting Traditions celebrates the roots of stranded knitting with inspiring designs and elegant colorways. Start knitting your own piece of history today.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Knitting From The North

Author : Hilary Grant
ISBN : 1611803888
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 70.42 MB
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Nordic knitting projects that blend contemporary patterns with traditional colorwork for a style that will appeal to all knitters. Hilary Grant takes a thoroughly modern approach to Nordic knitting with this collection of thirty projects. With designs that are fresh, bold, and graphic, these geometric motifs give a contemporary spin to traditional colorwork patterns. With a range of accessories and sweaters there is something from everyone here: hats, cowls, fingerless mitts, sweaters, and more. The allure of colorwork tugs at the heart of all knitters. From traditional Fair Isle designs to Icelandic Lopapeysa and clean Nordic patterns, knitting projects that use a kaleidescope of colors are eye-catching and inspiring. Knitting from the North is the perfect entry into knitting with color, with patterns to help you keep your hands warm and spirits high.
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Nordic Knits

Author : Martin Storey
ISBN : 9780312646578
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Knitters like designs to knit that are relatively quick to make yet have interesting patterns. In this book Martin Storey, coauthor of Knitting Goes Large and a top designer for Rowan, offers a range of Nordic-inspired stylish accessories and home items that are based on traditional patterns with a contemporary twist and are small enough to be both easily portable and quick to complete. The 29 designs range from easy to more challenging--so there's smoething for every knitter to enjoy. Projects include: multi-color hats, legwarmers, and scarves; cabled socks, scarves mittens, and hats; Fair Isle bags, socks, and vest; a cozy shrug, delicate stole, and simple cape, as well as patterned pillows, placemats, and a table runner--all made in natural yarns from Rowan that are cozy and comforting. And all with a clean contemporary Scandinavian look in a soft and beautiful color palette. Featuring beautiful photography and clearly-written patterns, backed up by special knitting tips and techniques, these rich-looking projects are very luxurious, but also practical and easy to make.
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Fearless Fair Isle Knitting

Author : Kathleen Taylor
ISBN : 9781600853272
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Bestselling knitwear designer Taylor walks knitters of all levels through the Fair Isle knitting technique. With Taylor's simple patterns and large, easy-to-follow charts, the projects yield delightfully vibrant results. Includes 30 designs for sweaters, socks, mittens, and more.
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The Essential Guide To Color Knitting Techniques

Author : Margaret Radcliffe
ISBN : 9781612126630
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Imagine a softly striped crib blanket knit in the comforting colors of the nursery. Or a sophisticated cashmere wrap featuring rich jewel tones that set off a favorite black dress. Knitting teacher and author Margaret Radcliffe presents a world of color techniques in a single comprehensive reference that you’ll consult every time two or more yarn colors are in play. Stitchers of every ability level will love the color-combining methods and professional secrets revealed in The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques. Multicolor knitting techniques are explained with step-by-step illustrations and photographs accompanied by instructive text. Complete chapters on stripes, stitch effects, succeeding with multicolor yarns, stranded knitting, and intarsia cover the theory and how-to behind each method and offer creative solutions for handling tangled yarn, estimating yarn quantities of each color, holding on to all those ends, and employing stunning finishing techniques. A final chapter describes more unusual techniques, such as helix, shadow, mosaic, and modular knitting.
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Fair Isle Style

Author : Mary Jane Mucklestone
ISBN : 9781620334768
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Hailing from a tiny island in the northern most island group of the British Isles, Fair Isle knitting has been produced for nearly 200 years and is still seen on runways today. Discover true Fair Isle knitting and build fantastic colorscapesâ€"from elegant subtle shadings inspired by the natural landscape to exuberant riots of color for its own sake. Fair Isle Style is a book of projects to knit as well as a book about knitting the Fair Isle technique. This book offers a collection of patterns from a variety of established, rising, and new knitwear designers and focuses on fresh, modern uses of color for today's knitters. A Design Notebook rounds out the book, giving readers further ideas to use Fair Isle knitting. Delight in a modern look from a traditional technique with Fair Isle Style.
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Traditional Fair Isle Knitting

Author : Sheila McGregor
ISBN : 048643107X
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Over 70 pages of designs include patterns for mittens, jerseys, jackets, hats, more. Practical advice on design and color provides endless variations and adaptations. 31 halftones and 17 color illustrations.
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Traditional Scandinavian Knitting

Author : Sheila McGregor
ISBN : 9780486134161
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 48.69 MB
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This classic guide to the styles of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, and the Faeroe Islands includes patterns for jerseys, gloves and mittens, stockings, and caps. 191 black-and-white and 20 color illustrations.
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150 Scandinavian Motifs

Author : Mary Jane Mucklestone
ISBN : 1596688556
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 80.14 MB
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Attention all knitters! 150 Scandinavian Motifs is an inspirational collection of favorite motifs found in the traditional knitting of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, and the Faeroe Islands. Included in this collection are colorful designs for: Stars Hearts Flowers Birds & animals Geometric patterns And, more! Each motif is shown as a hand-knitted swatch, illustrated with clear, life-sized photographs and accompanied by easy-to-read color charts, and a reverse colorway suggestion. With clear details on reading color charts, and a full review of techniques for two-color knitting, this book also gives advice on incorporating Scandinavian motifs into a variety of different projects, allowing you to create unique designs. It also includes guidance on choosing yarns, use of color, and finishing techniques to help you to hone your knitting skills and create stylish projects!
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200 Fair Isle Motifs

Author : Mary Jane Mucklestone
ISBN : 1596684372
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 83.57 MB
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The comprehensive guide to Fair Isle knitting motifs! The mysteries of Fair Isle are revealed! 200 Fair Isle Motifs offers simple solutions to the seemingly complex technique of stranded colorwork. From simple single row patterns to complex all-over motifs, you'll find colorways that will thrill and inspire your knitting, whether you're a beginner or experienced knitter. By using the easy-to-read charts, columns to illustrate color changes, and clear photographs of each sample swatch, you'll find yourself creating beautiful Fair Isle designs in no time. Organized by row count and stitch count, 200 Fair Isle Motifs makes it easy for you to find the perfect motif for your projects. Confidently infuse colorwork into your knitting with 200 Fair Isle Motifs.
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Piecework

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105016954674
Genre : Fancy work
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Alice Starmore S Book Of Fair Isle Knitting

Author : Alice Starmore
ISBN : 0486472183
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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A noted designer from the region of Scotland's Fair Isle explores the history and techniques of this distinctive, stranded-color knitting style and provides copious illustrated instructions for 14 original knitwear designs.
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Scandinavian Knitwear

Author : Rita Taylor
ISBN : 9781785006661
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Scandinavian Knitwear encourages the knitter to take inspiration from the brightly coloured and textured designs of the traditional knits and the invigorating landscape of the Nordic region to design your own 'Scandi knits' and create unique designs using traditional techniques. The author takes you through the process of formulating ideas, learning about colour, absorbing the local history and finally creating a piece of knitting that has all the flavours of this fascinating region. With full chapters on Norway, Sweden, Denmark and the Faroe Islands, coverage includes: the history of knitting and its development in Scandinavia; explanation of various techniques, such as accurate measuring, stranded colourwork and grafting; a full explanation of colour theory; exploration of the development of knitting and the characteristic styles of each country in the region; A 'Stitch Dictionary' of patterns and motifs, with charts that can be modified to suit the skill and style of the knitter; Nineteen complete, original patterns for garments, accessories, and homeware; a chapter of schematics with advice on design development and sizing options.
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The Knitwear Revolution

Author : Suzy Menkes
ISBN : 0713513888
Genre : Clothing and dress
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Folk Socks

Author : Nancy Bush
ISBN : 0934026971
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Eighteen patterns for handsome knicker socks, sturdy boot socks, lively Birkenstock socks, lacy stockings, kilt hose, cabled socks, clocked socks, and more are at the heart of this charming book inspired by a host of folk knitting traditions from Europe and the British Isles.
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Knitting For Fun Profit

Author : Shirley MacNulty
ISBN : 0761521089
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Discusses the basics of knitting, including the right material and tools to use, and includes information on turning this skill into a profit-making enterprise.
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