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55 Christmas Balls to Knit: Colorful Festive Ornaments, Tree Decorations, Centerpieces, Wreaths, Window Dressingsby Arne Nerjordet
Synopses & Reviews
Since 2002, Scandinavian knitting sensations Arne and Carlos have used their unique style sense to translate traditional Scandinavian knitwear designs into individual patterns perfect for holiday décor. Here they share 55 hand-stitched knits on a super-small scale, with knitting thats fast and fun, whatever your skill level. Youll find step-by-step instructions, how-to tips, and full-color photos for inspiration.
"Originally published in Norwegian as Julekuler by Cappelen Damm A/ S, 2010"--P. 3.
Inspired by traditional Norwegian knitwear, these designs for holiday ornaments integrate the old with the new. With crafts based on the authors' original designs, this guide gives knitters the chance to craft their very own versions of these playful decorations. Each pattern can easily be adapted to hats, mittens, or even sweaters by the extra creative crafter.
About the Author
Arne Nerjordet and Carlos Zachrison, Norwegian and Swedish respectively, established Arne and Carlos, a clothing design company, in 2002. Drawing on their traditional Scandinavian influences and their natural environment, they create original and visually striking knitwear. As of 2014, Arne and Carlos are also the authors of multiple handcraft titles, including Easter Knits, Knitted Dolls, Knit-and-Crochet Garden, and Norwegian Knits with a Twist. Their creative base is in the Valdres region of Norway, north of Oslo.
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