Knits from Northern Lands - Jenny FennellInterweave Press
A fully illustrated guide to knitting scarves, hats, and more, inspired by rich Scandinavian folklore, tradition, and history
Pulling inspiration from the Scandinavian, Nordic, and Celtic regions, this book contains 20 charming and modern projects, based on traditional knitting styles and techniques. Whether you’re drawn to the iconic colorwork of Fair Isle or Scandinavia, or the chunky cables of Aran knitting, the intricacies of Shetland lace knitting or the coziness of a Guernsey style pillowcase, you’ll soon be reaching for your needles. Jenny shares the inspiration and history behind each thoughtful project, as well as easy-to-follow patterns, colorwork charts, and atmospheric photography. Whether you’re a relative beginner or already an experienced knitter, with her guidance, you’ll soon be creating truly special and one-of-a-kind pieces that can be cherished for generations.