Traditional Aran Knitting

Traditional Aran Knitting

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Prized around the world in the form of the "Irish fisherman's sweater," Aran knitting features distinctive, highly textured patterns of cables and ropes. Suitable for novices as well as for experienced knitters, this guide offers more than 20 patterns, illustrated by 117 close-up photographs: traditional fisherman's sweater; family sweater, cardigans, and more.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 206 x 269 x 10mm | 395g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 048644807X
  • 9780486448077
  • 90,012

Table of contents

Foreword
Introduction
1. About the Aran Islands
2. Development of Aran knitting
3. Equipment and working methods
4. Designing an Aran sweater
5. Aran pattern stitch samples
6. The knitting patterns
1-3. Traditional fishing shirt
4. Family sweater. Round neck
5. Family sweater. V-neck
6. Family sweater. Polo neck
7. V-neck, raglan-shaped cardigans
8. Cable-patterned waistcoats
9. Easy knit jackets
10. Man's zip-fronted jacket
11-13. Child's Aran patterned coat, hat and mitts set
14. Child's sweater with crossover shawl collar
15. Lady's full length Aran patterned coat
16. Lady's evening waistcoat
17. Lady's tabard
18-20. Lady's hat, mitts and scarf set
21. Square cushion cover
22. Oblong cushion cover
23. Bolster-shaped cushion cover
Conversion chart for knitting needles and crochet hooks
Bibliography
Suppliers
Index
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