Mittens from Around Norway: Over 40 Traditional Knitting Patterns Inspired by Folk-Art Collections

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Mittens from Around Norway: Over 40 Traditional Knitting Patterns Inspired by Folk-Art Collections

Author: Nina Granlund Saether
Pages: 192
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books
Publication Date: 2017

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Take a trip to Norwaywithout ever setting down your needles Let Nina Granlund Sther guide you through Norways mountains rivers and countryside as you delve into 400 years of Scandinavian knitting history Reconstructed from historical sources or drawn directly from the authors familiarity with Norwegian pattern knitting more than 40 textile treasures are collected here from the well-loved Selbu mittens to lesser-known delights whose fascinating origins have been carefully traced Resting on a foundation of formidable research with stunning photographs by Guri Pfeifer and clear helpful pattern charts Mittens from Around Norway is a brilliant combination of design inspiration and historical reference that belongs on every knitters bookshelf

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