Folk Mittens

Folk Mittens : Techniques and Patterns for Handknitted Mittens

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Offering mitten patterns from around the world, this introduction to folk knitting is followed by a generous section on the techniques of knitting mittens. Among topics covered are gauge, wool selection (including techniques for washing and felting wool), casting on, plait edging, ribbed and unribbed cuffs, and a long section on the ever-elusive thumb. Also detailed are techniques for hand-knit mitten cords, finishing, and sizing.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 229 x 474 x 8.89mm | 385.55g
  • United States
  • English
  • 100 Illustrations, color
  • 1883010349
  • 9781883010348
  • 255,995

About Marcia Lewandowski

Marcia Lewandowski spent her first twenty-five years in Minnesota where the long winters taught her to appreciate warm serviceable mittens. She currently resides in the south of Bolivia where she is working with the Mennonite Central Committee to strengthen women's groups. She is also the author of "Andean Folk Knits: Great Designs from Peru, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador & Bolivia."
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