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150 Scandinavian Knitting Designs

Author : Mary Jane Mucklestone
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100 authentic designs with actual-size swatches, charts, and patterns. For both experienced and beginner knitters, this is a collection of favourite motifs found in the traditional knitting of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and the Faroe Islands, including charming motifs of stars, hearts, flowers, leaping reindeer and dancers.

150 Scandinavian Motifs

Author : Mary Jane Mucklestone
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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 reverse colorway suggestions. 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 hone your knitting skills and create stylish projects!

Fair Isle Style

Author : Mary Jane Mucklestone
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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.

Traditional Knitting Patterns

Author : James Norbury
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Hundreds of knitting patterns complete with easy-to-follow directions and examples of finished work. Long section on fishermen's sweaters. One of the most comprehensive books available.

Geo Knits

Author : Mary Jane Mucklestone
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Incorporate stylish geometric patterns in your knitwear! Through ten easy lessons and ten projects for color-work knitting, designer Mary Jane Mucklestone teaches intermediate knitters a variety of techniques, including the Fair Isle color work for which she s renowned. From a garter stick cowl and stockinette hat to a stranded shrug and chevron leg warmers, the garments and accessories in this collection will expand knitters skills."

Traditional Scandinavian Knitting

Author : Sheila McGregor
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An expert on traditional Scandinavian knitting explains the distinctive craft's origins, its various types, and knitting techniques in this classic guide. Sheila McGregor's in-depth treatment ranges from the regional styles of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark to those of the North Atlantic Islands of Faeroe and Iceland. Vibrant patterns for an array of garments include jerseys, gloves and mittens, stockings, and caps. Illustrated with 191 black-and-white and 20 color pictures, this volume is well known and prized among longtime practitioners of the craft. Its return to print will delight a new generation of knitting enthusiasts.

Knitting in the Nordic Tradition

Author : Vibeke Lind
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Richly illustrated with photos, charts, and drawings, this guide features more than 100 patterns for children's and adults' sweaters, jackets, caps, mittens, stockings, and shawls. Includes suggestions for adaptations to individual tastes.

The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques

Author : Margaret Radcliffe
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The definitive guide to knitting with more than one color, featuring in-depth photographic instruction for 150 techniques, from stripes to intarsia.


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First Frost

Author : Lucinda Guy
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Discover traditional northern European knitting techniques to create modern garments. Lucinda Guy follows up her recent successes with another exploration of northern European knitting, this time expanding to include Nordic, Baltic, and Scandinavian heritage knitting traditions. This latest collection includes full-sized garments as well as accessories for women, men, children, and home and contains 20 pieces total. First Frost: Cozy Folk Knitting celebrates all that is wonderful about decorative folk knitting. As essential everyday wear for anyone living and working in the harsh, cold climates of the North, folk knits could range from the simple and utilitarian to textural, braided, tasseled, and exuberantly colored and patterned knits reserved only for special occasions and celebrations. Lucinda turns historic knitting traditions into everyday wear that is folk-inspired but never costumey and brings heritage knitting techniques to a modern audience.