Icelandic Handknits: 25 Heirloom Techniques and Projects

Icelandic Handknits: 25 Heirloom Techniques and Projects

Hélène Magnússon


Icelandic Handknits: 25 Heirloom innovations and Projects is a wealthy and sundry choice of styles for folks mittens, socks, scarves, hats, wrist heaters, sweaters, shoe inserts, and extra, all encouraged by way of conventional handknitted artifacts from the fabric Museum in Blönduós, Iceland. Iceland boasts a wealthy background of knitting; thank you in equivalent elements to the island’s exact wool, the tough weather, and the necessity to conflict the weather, Icelandic knitters have constructed special traditions of needlework ideas and handknit kinds. within the pages of this publication, popular Icelandic knitwear dressmaker Hélène Magnùsson provides an array of gorgeous styles that replicate the intensity of the country’sknitting traditions. You’ll relish the totally illustrated innovations part, the plentiful colour pictures, and the targeted checklist of assets for Icelandic and Scandinavian knitting. greater than only a e-book of knitting, this booklet is infused with bits of Icelandic folklore and tradition, classic pictures, and vintage Icelandic recipes. Magnùsson believes that tips to shield traditions is to proceed utilizing them, giving them new existence. And with this definitive choice of styles, she has performed simply that.

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