Classic guide to the styles of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, and the Faeroe Islands. 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.The further north you go, the larger the tassels get, until the Lappsaquot; hats (sewn from cloth, not knitted) almost disappear under a mass of red plumage. The large ... of knitting. The Vikings wore fleece-lined cloaks, and tufted bed-rugs and boat- rugs have been made up to the present day all over Scandinavia. ... This may or may not be left uncut, and can be used to make a decorative fringed edge as well .
|Title||:||Traditional Scandinavian Knitting|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 2012-03-22|