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Knitting Hats & Mittens from Around the World: 34 Heirloom Patterns in a Variety of Styles and Techniques

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Here are 34 hat, mitten, and glove projects with designs, techniques, and patterns from around the globe. The patterns come from Scandinavia, Europe, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, China, Peru, and the United States.
 
The projects are designed by Lily M. Chin, Hélène Magnússon, Donna Druchunas, Beth Brown-Reinsel, Anne Carroll Gilmour, Lizbeth Upitis, Sigrid Arnott, and more. Browse through these pages, then pick up your yarn and needles, cast on, and celebrate the accomplishments of knitters from around the world.

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Here are 34 patterns for hats, mittens, and gloves 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. An introduction on the history of hat/mitten knitting by Donna Druchunas is included.

About the Author

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).
Janine Kosel is an accomplished knitter who has studied under greats like Alice Starmore, Meg Swansen, and Candice Eisner Strict. Janine works at Three Kitten\u2019s Yarn Shop in St. Paul and teaches knitting and tatting workshops at many Twin Cities area knitting and needlework shops.

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.

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction by Donna Druchunas

Hats and Mittens of Scandinavia

Finnish Päivätär Hat and Mittens

Sunnhordaland Hat and Mittens

Winter Garden Hat and Mittens

Icelandic Leaf Pattern Tam and Mittens

Min Ulla Hat and Mittens

Hats and Mittens of Europe

Latvian Hat and Mittens

Greek Fisherman’s Cap and Gloves

Lithuanian Cables and Lace Hat and Gloves

French Lace Beret and Fingerless Gloves

Teampall Breachain Hat and Gloves

British Driving Cap and Knuck

Hats and Mittens of the East

Tai Huri-Huri Hat and Mitts

Japanese Sashiko Hat and Mittens

Chinese Short-Row Hat and Mittens

Hats and Mittens of the West

Fenceline Cap and Gloves

Folk Felted and Embroidered Headband and Mittens

Peruvian Chu’lla Hat and Fingerless Gloves

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760340653
Author:
Cornell, Kari
Publisher:
Voyageur Press (MN)
Author:
Flanders, Sue
Author:
Kosel, Janine
Subject:
Knitting
Subject:
Beauty and Fashion-Fashion and Costume
Subject:
Beth Brown-Reinsel
Subject:
Anne Carrol Gilmour
Subject:
Lizbet Upitis
Edition Description:
First
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
90 color photos and 46 charts
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10 x 8.5 in

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Here are 34 patterns for hats, mittens, and gloves 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. An introduction on the history of hat/mitten knitting by Donna Druchunas is included.
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