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Knitting Traditions, Fall 2012 (Digital Edition)

Knitting Traditions Fall 2012 special issue magazine traces the history and traditions of knitting through a variety of techniques, such as lace and colorwork, and over 32 patterns.
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Knitting Traditions Fall 2012

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Knitting Traditions, a 148-page special publication from PieceWork magazine, explores the amazingly rich tradition of knitting.

 

Jam-packed with over 32 knitting patterns, including new designs from top knitwear designers, Knitting Traditions Fall 2012 allows readers to indulge their passion for knitting!

 

The patterns range from accessories such as hats, gloves, and socks, to larger garments such as wraps, shawls, and sweaters.

 

In addition, knitters will love the focus on techniques, ranging from lace and bead knitting to geometrical design, and the companion stories that frame projects with cultural and historical context.

 

Knitting Traditions brings the extraordinary history of knitting to life!

     
Experience Knitting Traditions from head to toe:
 

Wraps

 

Explore a variety of knitted lace, such as traditional Orenburg motifs, in beautiful shawls and scarves. Plus discover a unique wrap that combines Persian lace with Faroe construction. There is also an interesting look at Virginia Woods Bellamy and her patented technique of number knitting.

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Hand and Arm Coverings

 

Learn about traditions behind bead and lace knitting for everyday and festive occasions. Then create wrist warmers that combine bead, lace, and colorwork knitting. Discover the history of detached sleeves and create some of your own. Plus, you will get a look at traditional Lithuanian and Norwegian mittens.

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Feet and Leg Coverings

 

Discover the traditions around Orenburg wedding socks and create some beautiful mohair socks of your own. Learn where some Bavarian leg warmers had their start. Take a look at some very unique sock construction from an issue of Weldon’s.

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Head Coverings

 

Peruvian knitting is full of rich colors and intricate motifs. Take a look at how this captivating style of knitting is done to create their wonderful hats. Create darling little baby caps with lace edgings found from knitting notebooks of the 19th Century. Get a lesson in the snood and create a Victorian lace snood of your own.

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Bags

 

Create a shell knitted bag in German wool. Indulge in the extremely intricate and truly spectacular bead-knitted clasp bags of the Netherlands. Finally knit your own little 1849 clasp purse.

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Household items

 

Explore William Wordsworth’s Dove Cottage and knit a knee rug inspired by the one in his home. Learn about Swedish knitting traditions and colorwork then create bright and beautiful pillows to decorate your home.

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Sweaters

 

Find six sweaters all knitted from vintage patterns. Though the patterns are anywhere from eighty to almost a hundred years old, the garments are timeless. There’s a wrap jacket, a striped slip-on, a light-weight sweater perfect for spring or fall, a Norfolk jacket, and a sweet little baby sweater.

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Don't miss Knitting Traditions Fall 2012 and the 32 unique and timeless patterns that it has to offer! This issue is available as a print or digital magazine. 
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Interesting reading Review by Sandeleh
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This was my first issue of Knitting Traditions, which I purchased because it was on sale. I did enjoy reading the articles, but there were no projects in the magazine that appealed to me.

(Posted on 4/11/14)