Traditional Nordic Knits by Johanna Wallin
Over 40 Hats, Mittens, Gloves and Socks

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The classic Nordic knitting tradition is a widely-respected—and increasingly popular—source of exquisite patterns and design inspiration all over the world. Now, with Traditional Nordic Knits, get a glimpse into the rich history and heritage of this beloved cornerstone of needlecraft. 15 time-honored patterns become over 40 different projects, gracing mittens, gloves, hats, and socks through designs suitable for all levels of experience, and each project is introduced with an example of a historic knitted item and a fascinating explanation of the pattern’s background and origin. With over 80 full-color photographs, this book will make a stunning addition to any knitter’s library.
 

About Johanna Wallin

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Johanna Wallin is very active in the international knitting community, and runs very popular knitting courses. She studied Nordic knitting patterns for many years and is one of the leading experts in this area. She lives in Norrköping, on the Swedish East Coast, with her family.
 
Published April 12, 2016 by Trafalgar Square Books. 160 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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Nordic countries have one of the world's most long-standing knitting traditions—a combination of a need for warm and durable clothing, a thriving wool industry, and an active import and export trade. Classic Nordic knitwear features two-color stranded motifs, such as the Nordic star, generally kn...

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