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First Frost

Join knitting designer Lucinda Guy as she uses traditional Scandinavian techniques to create garments pleasing to a modern eye.
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Discover traditional Scandinavian techniques to create modern garments!


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First Frost: Cozy Folk Knitting
by Lucinda Guy
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First Frost: Cozy Folk Knitting celebrates all that is wonderful about decorative folk knitting. Lucinda Guy follows up her recent successes with another exploration of northern European heritage knitting, this time expanding to include Nordic, Baltic, and Scandinavian knitting traditions. This latest collection includes full-sized garments as well as accessories for women, men, children, and home and contains 20 pieces total.

You'll love this book if:
  • You're looking for various techniques such as twisted, traveling, braided amd twined stitches, and traditional colorwork, motifs and embroidery
  • You want projects that include accessories from shawls to mittens to socks and hats
  • You're looking for projects for men, women, and children
Lucinda turns historic knitting traditions into everyday wear that is folk-inspired but never costumey and brings heritage knitting techniques to a modern audience.

Projects included in this book:

  • Anniki hat
  • Broc sweater
  • Bryn hat
  • Elfur socks
  • Elsa sweater
  • Emmi yoked top
  • Fia lopi cardigan
  • Harma socks
  • Kettu top
  • Little Tomte
  • Lyyli bag
  • Matti gloves
  • Ole Reindeer mittens
  • Riita scarf
  • Risto squirrel
  • Skogen scarf
  • Sno mittens
  • Snorri cushion
  • Stig Sprig cushion
  • Toka socks
This book provides essential everyday wear for anyone living and working in the harsh, cold climates of the North. Folk knit patterns range from the simple and utilitarian to textural, braided, tasseled, and exuberantly colored usually reserved for special occasions and celebrations.
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SKU: 14KN06

Author/Speaker/Editor: Lucinda Guy

Format: Paperback

ISBN 13: 9781620333365

Number Of Pages: 128