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Norwegian Sweater Techniques For Today S Knitter

Author : Therese Chynoweth
ISBN : 0470484551
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Norwegian sweater construction is demystified in this one-of-a-kind, workshop-based book Often considered intimidating and complex, Norwegian sweater construction is simplified in this one-of-a-kind, step-by-step book. You'll get all the skills and confidence you need to tackle any Norwegian sweater plus 20 patterns to make modern garments! Beginning with a look at color stranded knitting methods, Norwegian Sweater Techniques progresses on to the various types of Norwegian pattern graphs (and how they can differ from Fair Isle patterns). An emphasis is given to the use of "cutting stitches" for cardigans and armholes, along with measuring for armholes, sewing along the sides of the cutting stitches, and cutting the fabric to create these openings. Patterns utilize the advantages of Norwegian construction and apply them to non-traditionally Norwegian garments Detailed color photos and drawings provide additional guidance Norwegian techniques yield sturdier construction and a more versatile skill set Norwegian sweaters have been popular for centuries, and it's no wonder-they're classic, warm, and often feature beautiful colorwork. Now you "cut without fear" and create your very own pieces employing these time-honored techniques.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Ethnic Dress In The United States

Author : Annette Lynch
ISBN : 9780759121508
Genre : Design
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A concise and systematic exploration of 150 distinct items of ethnic dress, their history, and their cultural significance within the United States.
Category: Design

The Essential Guide To Color Knitting Techniques

Author : Margaret Radcliffe
ISBN : 9781612126630
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Imagine a softly striped crib blanket knit in the comforting colors of the nursery. Or a sophisticated cashmere wrap featuring rich jewel tones that set off a favorite black dress. Knitting teacher and author Margaret Radcliffe presents a world of color techniques in a single comprehensive reference that you’ll consult every time two or more yarn colors are in play. Stitchers of every ability level will love the color-combining methods and professional secrets revealed in The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques. Multicolor knitting techniques are explained with step-by-step illustrations and photographs accompanied by instructive text. Complete chapters on stripes, stitch effects, succeeding with multicolor yarns, stranded knitting, and intarsia cover the theory and how-to behind each method and offer creative solutions for handling tangled yarn, estimating yarn quantities of each color, holding on to all those ends, and employing stunning finishing techniques. A final chapter describes more unusual techniques, such as helix, shadow, mosaic, and modular knitting.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Rough Guide To Norway

Author : Phil Lee
ISBN : 9781409355687
Genre : Travel
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The Rough Guide to Norway is the definitive guide to Scandinavia's most inspiring country. You'll find insider tips on where the locals spend their time, as well as advice on how to make your money go further. This 6th edition features all-new colour photography on every region, as well as extended sections on Svalbard and Spitsbergen, winter and summer adventure activities and Norwegian flora and fauna. The chapter on Oslo now makes it easier than ever to visit this buzzing, style-conscious capital set on the doorstep of stunning alpine landscapes. You'll also find plenty of advice on visits to Viking settlements, great art and historical museums, and the Arctic wilderness, as well as expanded information on exploring the country via the Hurtigruten Coastal Steamer. At every step, The Rough Guide to Norway steers you to the best hotels, cafés, restaurants and shops across every price range, giving you clear, balanced reviews and honest, first-hand opinions from authors who know their herring from their lutefisk. Originally published in print in 2012. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Norway. Now available in ePub format.
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Cable Knits From Nordic Lands

Author : Ivar Asplund
ISBN : 157076929X
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Cable knitting isn't as difficult as it looks--and it looks extraordinary! Brilliant patterns, quality yarns, fantastic results: what's not to love? This marvelous collection from Ivar Asplund shows off the beauty, versatility, and endless possibilities of cable knitting, with over 20 projects ranging from sweaters, cardigans, and ponchos to scarves, wrist warmers, and hats, for children and adults. Novice cablers can work up something quick with a single eye-catching cable edging,while veterans can test their skills on larger, more complex patterns with multiple interwoven cable designs. With step-by-step instructions, a tutorial section that explains the principles of working and combining cables to achieve a variety of striking effects, and tips and tricks to help ease your way, it's a dream come true for any cable knitter!
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Fair Isle Style

Author : Mary Jane Mucklestone
ISBN : 9781620334768
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 46.51 MB
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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.
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Ethnic Knitting Discovery

Author : Donna Druchunas
ISBN : CORNELL:31924097787448
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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"Introduction to traditional knitting techniques from the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, and the Andes, with small projects to build skills followed by drop-shoulder pullover sweaters. Techniques include color and texture patterning; simple color work; half-gussets; knitted, cut, or steeked armholes; and decorative edgings"--Provided by publisher.
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Threads Magazine

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924080045796
Genre : Textile design
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ISBN : CORNELL:31924081076337
Genre : Hand weaving
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News Of Norway

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ISBN : NWU:35556030695548
Genre : Norway
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Category: Norway