Norwegian Sweater Techniques for Today's Knitter (Paperback)

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Norwegian sweater construction is demystified in this one-of-a-kind, workshop-based book

Norwegian knitting aficionada Therese Chynoweth combines extensive technique instruction with inspirational patterns to make this time-honored craft accessible to knitters of any skill level.Beginning with a look at color stranded knitting methods, she takes you through the various types of Norwegian pattern graphs. Then, you''ll discover the how-tos of "cutting stitches" for cardigans and armholes, along with measuring for armholes, sewing along the sides of the cutting stitches, and cutting the fabric to create these openings for an assortment of modern garments. Plus, you''ll get 20 patterns for making modern sweaters and accents using these time-honored techniques.

Sit back, follow along, and get all the skills and techniques to make classic, cozy, handmade masterpieces.

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Publisher Ingram Pub Services
Mfg Part# 9780470484555
SKU 213259731
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0470484551
Release Date 5/1/2010
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 9L x 0.5T
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Editors Note Norwegian sweater construction is demystified in this one-of-a-kind, workshop-based book | |Often considered intimidating and complex, Norwegian sweater construction is simplified in this one-of-a-kind, step-by-step book. You'll get all the skills and confidence you need to tackle any Norwegian sweater plus 20 patterns to make modern garments! | |Beginning with a look at color stranded knitting methods, Norwegian Sweater Techniques progresses on to the various types of Norwegian pattern graphs (and how they can differ from Fair Isle patterns). An emphasis is given to the use of "cutting stitches" for cardigans and armholes, along with measuring for armholes, sewing along the sides of the cutting stitches, and cutting the fabric to create these openings.| || |Patterns utilize the advantages of Norwegian construction and apply them to non-traditionally Norwegian garments| |Detailed color photos and drawings provide additional guidance| |Norwegian techniques yield sturdier construction and a more versatile skill set| | | |Norwegian sweaters have been popular for centuries, and it's no wonder-they're classic, warm, and often feature beautiful colorwork. Now you "cut without fear" and create your very own pieces employing these time-honored techniques.
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Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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