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Knitting Scarves from around the World: 23 Patterns in a Variety of Styles and Techniquesby Kari Cornell
Synopses & Reviews
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!
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.
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.
About the Author
Kari Cornell is a book editor by day and an avid knitter by night. She is the editor of several collections of knitting stories and patterns, including For the Love of Knitting, Knitting Yarns and Spinning Tales, Retro Knits, and Modern Knits, Vintage Style. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Photographers Sue Flanders and Janine Kosel are authors of the book Norwegian Handknits.
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