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Folk Vests eBook: 25 Knitting Patterns & Tales from Around the World

Now available in a convenient eBook, discover functional and decorative projects for men's and women's vests—accompanied by folk stories and regional histories from the countries of origin.
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Knit vests even easier with the new and easy-to-download Folk Vests eBook!

Vests are festive, warm, easy-fitting, and practical—just the thing for contemporary knitters, who will delight in these 25 traditional and innovative patterns collected from around the world and through the ages.

Both functional and decorative, these wonderful projects for men's and women's vests are accompanied by folk stories and regional histories from the countries of origin: Germany, Nepal, Peru, Japan, and the United Kingdom, among others. More than a pattern book, this is a book of inspiration, appreciation, and history. Readers will feel connected to the cultures behind the projects as they bring these traditional designs to life. The Folk Vests eBook is perfect for every knitter's collection.

SKU: EP5071

Author/Speaker/Editor: Cheryl Oberle

Format: eBook

ISBN 13: 9781620330265

Table of Contents
Introduction

Projects

Scotland
-Crofter's Slipover
-Lichen Waistcoat

Germany
-Clock Vest
-Many Buttoned Vest

Africa
-Kasai Vest

Nepal
-Sari Silk Vest

Ireland
-XO Cardigan
-Celtic Lattice
-Stone Walls

Peru
-Bayeta

Japan
-Sakori I
-Sakori II
-Kasuri Chanchanko

Scandinavia
-Scandinavian Star
-Winter Sky

North America
-Dineh Blanket Vest
-Bookworm Vest

Switzerland
-Swiss Collar Vest

China
-Chinese Red Vest

England
-British School Slipover
-Prince of Wales Slipover

Variations
-Wildflowers Waistcoat
-Simply Garter
-Basic Black
-Cottonwood

Materials and Techniques
Acknowledgments
Yarn Resources
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

Cheryl Oberle has been teaching nationally and designing knitwear for several years. She has written for Interweave Knits and Knitters magazines, and Folk Vests is her second book, following Folk Shawls (Interweave Press, 2000). When she isn’t writing or creating new designs, you can find her in her studio—Cheryl Oberle Designs, in Denver, Colorado—dyeing yarns for her popular line of vests and shawls. She has held annual knitting retreats for many years, in both Taos, New Mexico, and at other locations throughout the Rocky Mountains.

SKU: EP5071

Author/Speaker/Editor: Cheryl Oberle

Format: eBook

ISBN 13: 9781620330265

Customer Reviews

Got, what I expected Review by Pia
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From the beginning, I would have preferred to have the book, but it is unavailable. I have to admit, this e-download, isn't bad at all. And I can print the pattern, I what to work with.
A great book, like Cheryl's other collections.

(Posted on 1/21/2014)

(Posted on 1/21/2014)