Northern Knits Gifts: Thoughtful Projects Inspired by Folk Traditions

Northern Knits Gifts: Thoughtful Projects Inspired by Folk Traditions

Lucinda Guy

In Northern Knits Gifts, knitwear and cloth clothier Lucinda man maintains her exploration of folk-knitting traditions during this colourful quantity of small initiatives and add-ons. you are going to study the various conventional knitting options of Scandinavia, Estonia, Iceland, and the Faroe and Shetland islands, via sleek interpretations of such historical past thoughts as twined knitting, two-color knitting, lace strategies, damask, reasonable isle, embroidery, and rya (knotted knitting just like shag carpet).

Accompanied through notes at the background and people tradition surrounding each one approach, the initiatives within the e-book embody the Danish thought of hygge--taking excitement in comforting and comfortable issues, that's usually linked to relations and shut neighbors. The 20 tasks contain mittens, socks, hats, scarves, and luggage, and are ideal for donning and gifting. Emphasizing trend and colour, those knitted designs additionally include the Scandinavian aesthetic of creating utilitarian items attractive in addition to useful.

Additionally, the ebook celebrates the explicit wools normally utilized in each one undertaking. Immerse your self in Lucinda's international as you take pleasure in thumbnail sketches of the historical past and folks tradition surrounding each one technique.

Show sample text content

Download sample