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Folk Mittens eBook: Techniques and Patterns for Handknitted Mittens

The easy-to-download Folk Mittens eBook offers mitten patterns from around the world, presented in full-color graphs.

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The easy-to download Folk Mittens eBook offers mitten patterns from around the world, presented in full-color graphs.

You'll discover an introduction to folk knitting that is followed by a generous section on the techniques of knitting mittens. Among topics covered are gauge, wool selection (including techniques for washing and felting wool), casting on, plait edging, ribbed and unribbed cuffs, and a long section on the ever-elusive thumb. Author Marcia Lewandowski also provides techniques for hand-knit mitten cords, finishing and sizing. Keep your hands warm and knitting needles happy with the Folk Mittens eBook.
Table of Contents
Equipment and Techniques

The Patterns

Basic Mittens
-The Classic Mitten
-Lined Mittens
-Double-Knit Mittens

Mittens From Europe
-Danish Hotpad
-Danish Fisherman's Mittens
-Gotland Island Mittens
-Lovikka Mittens
-Mittens from Halland
-Bohus Stickning
-Setesdal Mittens
-Selbu Mittens
-Fana Mittens
-Finnish Mittens
-Mittens from Lapland
-Baltic Mittens
-Mittens from the Island of Runo
-North Iceland Mittens
-Lopi Mittens
-Fisherman's Mittens
-Faroe Island Mittens
-The Greek Mitten
-The Bosnian Mitten
-Albanian Mittens
-English Dales Mittens
-Fair Isle Mittens
-Aran Island Mittens
-Tyrolean Mittens

Mittens from Asia
-Anatolian Mittens
-Kashmiri Mittens
-Mittens from Pakistan

Mittens from North America
-Salish Mittens
-Mittens from Greenland and America
-Minnesota Mittens
-Mittens from Colonial New England

Mittens from South America
-Bulky-Weight Andean Mittens
-Andean Altiplano Mittens

Other Mittens
-Tweedledee and Tweedledum Mittens
-Miniature Mittens

About the Author

Marcia Lewandowski spent her first twenty-five years in Minnesota where the long winters taught her to appreciate warm serviceable mittens. She currently resides in the south of Bolivia where she is working with the Mennonite Central Committee to strengthen women’s groups.

SKU: EP5079

Author/Speaker/Editor: Marcia Lewandowski

Format: eBook

ISBN 13: 9781620330340

Customer Reviews

A must! Review by Marie C

This is a great book with detailed history & how to. For mittens lovers it's a must.

(Posted on 7/30/14)