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Author: Nina Granlund Saether
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192 Pages, 40 Projects
Read Reviews (1):
4.000000 out of 5 stars

Mittens From Around Norway

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Over 40 Traditional Knitting Patterns Inspired by Norwegian Folk-Art Collections

Take a trip to Norway without ever setting down your needles! Let Nina Granlund Saether guide you through Norway's mountains, rivers, and countryside as you delve into 400 years of Scandinavian knitting history. Reconstructed from historical sources or drawn directly from the author's 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and clear, helpful pattern charts, Mittens from Around Norway is a brilliant combination of design inspiration and historical reference that belongs on every knitter's bookshelf.
Item No. 33383

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4 out of 5 stars

Beautiful mittens on every page! And reading about where they all came from is such a neat addition to just listing the patterns. It took me a solid day and a half to choose which mitten I wanted to knit first. The only thing is I apparently chose a pattern that needs errata added! The Vestland Rose Mitten on page 88 has it's cuff cabling instructions backwards! For left leaning, hold the cable needle IN FRONT of the work. For a right leaning, hold the needle to the BACK! Otherwise you just get a purly mess and an hour or two of confusion like I did!