Knitting Scarves from Around the World

Knitting Scarves from Around the World

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By (author) Kari A. Cornell, By (photographer) Sue Flanders, By (photographer) Janine Kosel

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  • Publisher: Voyageur Press Inc
  • Format: Hardback | 144 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 254mm x 18mm | 816g
  • Publication date: 17 October 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Stillwater
  • ISBN 10: 0760340641
  • ISBN 13: 9780760340646
  • Illustrations note: 75 colour illustrations, 25 black & white illustrations, 20 charts
  • Sales rank: 144,355

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Here are 23 patterns for scarves 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.

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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."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.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).

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Knit an heirloom scarf from all four corners of the globe with "Knitting Scarves from Around the World" as your guide. Featuring patterns from Nancy Bush, Lily Chin, Donna Druchunas, Teva Durham, Candace Eisner Strick, Melissa Leapman, Lucy Neatby, and more, this book collects 23 stunning scarf patterns from countries with rich knitting traditions, like Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Scotland, and Estonia. Patterns for elaborate lace shawls, double-knit colorwork scarves, and a sampling of cabled scarves are included, along with a brief history of scarves and scarf knitting by Donna Druchunas, and full-color charts and photography. This is the one scarf book you won't want to be without!