Synopses & Reviews
In Estonia, knitted gloves, mittens, and socks are traditional symbols, gifts, and dowries. American knitters can finally learn the traditions behind Estonian knitting and the techniques necessary to recreate it. Illustrated step-by-step instructions guide readers through unfamiliar techniques. Detailed instructions for 25 gloves, mittens, and socks plus charts for traditional lace and multicolored patterns are included. A brief history of Estonia itself and a section on the folk culture provide a background to the technical instructions.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 119) and index.
About the Author
Nancy Bush teaches workshops for guilds, shops, and at conferences throughout the United States, Canada, and Northern Europe. She is the author of Folk Socks
, Folk Knitting in Estonia
, Knitting on the Road
, Knitting Vintage Socks
, and Knitted Lace of Estonia
. Nancy lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.