Knits From Northern Lands: 20 Projects Inspired by Traditional Knitting Techniques from the Scottish Isles to Scandanavia (Paperback)

Knits From Northern Lands: 20 Projects Inspired by Traditional Knitting Techniques from the Scottish Isles to Scandanavia By Jenny Fennell Cover Image
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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.

About the Author


Jenny Fennell is based in Nova Scotia and shares her love for knitting with her mother and grandmother. Inspired by folklore tales and Celtic history, she creates pieces that can tell a story, withstand generations and, when the time comes, be passed on to loved ones to be cherished
once more. Jenny sells her knits and patterns at lilylakeknits.com and on Ravelry, and you can follow her on Instagram @lilylakeknits.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780593331972
ISBN-10: 0593331974
Publisher: Interweave
Publication Date: November 2nd, 2021
Pages: 128
Language: English

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