150 Scandinavian Motifs: The Knitter’s Directory


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"I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself." - Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre

150 Scandinavian Motifs: The Knitter's Directory

Author: Mary Jane Mucklestone
Pages: 160
Genre(s): Crafts & Hobbies
Publisher: Interweave
Publication Year: 2013

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Attention all knitters! 150 Scandinavian Motifs is an inspirational collection of favorite motifs found in the traditional knitting of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, and the Faeroe Islands. Included in this collection are colorful designs for: Stars Hearts Flowers Birds & animals Geometric patterns And, more! Each motif is shown as a hand-knitted swatch, illustrated with clear, life-sized photographs and accompanied by easy-to-read color charts, and a reverse colorway suggestion. With clear details on reading color charts, and a full review of techniques for two-color knitting, this book also gives advice on incorporating Scandinavian motifs into a variety of different projects, allowing you to create unique designs. It also includes guidance on choosing yarns, use of color, and finishing techniques to help you to hone your knitting skills and create stylish projects!

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