Folk Knitting in Estonia: A Garland of Symbolism, Tradition and Technique

Folk Knitting in Estonia: A Garland of Symbolism, Tradition and Technique

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By (author) Nancy Bush

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  • Publisher: Interweave Press Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 120 pages
  • Dimensions: 212mm x 220mm x 10mm | 381g
  • Publication date: 1 January 2000
  • Publication City/Country: Loveland
  • ISBN 10: 1883010438
  • ISBN 13: 9781883010430
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 78,661

Product description

Nancy Bush spent several months in Estonia talking with knitters and unearthing the fascinating history of the craft and the country. In addition to the rich cultural history, Nancy shares traditions and techniques that are unique to the knitting from this region. Clearly illustrated step-by-step instruction for techniques that will be new to most American knitters insure success. Included are charts for traditional lace and multicolored patterns typical of Estonian knitting. Instructions for twenty-five gloves, mittens, and socks, both historic and contemporary, that use these traditional patterns, round out this extraordinary work.

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Nancy Bush teaches workshops for guilds, shops, and at conferences throughout the United States, Canada, and Northern Europe. She is the author of Folk Socks, Folk Knitting in Estonia, Knitting on the Road, Knitting Vintage Socks, and Knitted Lace of Estonia (all from Interweave). Nancy lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.