Knitting Mittens & Hats from Around the World: Patterns in a Variety of Styles and Techniques

Knitting Mittens & Hats from Around the World: Patterns in a Variety of Styles and Techniques


Edited by Kari A. Cornell, Photographs by Sue Flanders, Photographs by Janine Kosel

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  • Publisher: Voyageur Press Inc
  • Format: Hardback | 144 pages
  • Dimensions: 220mm x 256mm x 16mm | 798g
  • Publication date: 10 September 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Stillwater
  • ISBN 10: 076034065X
  • ISBN 13: 9780760340653
  • Illustrations note: 75 colour illustrations, 25 black & white illustrations, 1 charts
  • Sales rank: 279,097

Product description

Here are 34 patterns for hats, mittens, and gloves from around the globe including stylish traditional projects from Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, the British Isles, the Americas, and Asia. Pattern introductions provide a background of knitting techniques from that part of the world, including schematics and charts. An introduction on the history of hat/mitten knitting by Donna Druchunas is included."

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Author information

Sue Flanders has been designing knitwear for more than twenty years. Her patterns have appeared in many publications, including "Interweave Knits, Knitter s magazine, Cast-On "and in two books by Melanie Falick, "Knitting America" and "Kids Knitting. " She is co-author of " Norwegian Handknits: Heirloom Designs from Vesterheim Museum "(Voyageur Press, 2009) and "Swedish Handknits: A Collection of Heirloom Designs" (Voyageur Press, 2012).Janine Kosel is an accomplished knitter who has studied under greats like Alice Starmore, Meg Swansen, and Candice Eisner Strict. Janine works at Three Kittenu2019s Yarn Shop in St. Paul and teaches knitting and tatting workshops at many Twin Cities area knitting and needlework shops.Editor Kari Cornell has been knitting and collecting vintage patterns for years. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband, two sons, and a beagle. Jennifer Simonson is a photographer in Minneapolis, MN. Her photographs have appeared in "Sew Retro," published by Voyageur Press, and the "Minneapolis Star Tribune.""

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Here are 34 hat, mitten, and glove projects with designs, techniques, and patterns from around the globe. The patterns come from Scandinavia, Europe, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, China, Peru, and the United States. The projects are designed by Lily M. Chin, Helene Magnusson, Donna Druchunas, Beth Brown-Reinsel, Anne Carroll Gilmour, Lizbeth Upitis, Sigrid Arnott, and more. Browse through these pages, then pick up your yarn and needles, cast on, and celebrate the accomplishments of knitters from around the world.