Be captivated with the knitting traditions from around the world and across time. PieceWork is proud to present its latest special issue, Knitting Traditions Spring 2012. From Islamic bags to Norwegian symbolism, and Civil War Socks to 1920s vintage knits, Knitting Traditions Spring 2012 offers a vast expanse of cultural traditions as well as historical traditions.
Explore timeless knitting in three major themes:
Useful Articles—Civil War socks, a seventeenth-century undershirt, and a knitted petticoat are just some of the projects found in this section. Discover the importance that knitting has played throughout the centuries and continues to play today.
Adornments—Russian wedding gloves, Norwegian symbolism mittens, and an Orenburg scarf are a couple of the detailed patterns in this section. From colorwork, texture, and lace, this section explores traditions through beautiful knitted items.
Vintage Knits—Baby booties, a child’s frock, lace patterns, and a bunny toy are a few of the projects that come straight from the pages of vintage knitting publications and into this section. See what was being knitted in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and create them yourself!
Inside Knitting Traditions Spring 2012 you’ll find:
- Over 35 patterns from all over the world, designed by master knitters, such as Vicki Square, Donna Druchunas, Sara Lamb, Galina A. Khmeleva, Nancy Bush, and many more.
- Inspiring and informative companion stories that frame the projects with cultural and historical context, taking you to the heart of knitting.
- Focuses on techniques ranging from Orenburg lace, optical illusion colorwork, vintage lace, textured stitches, traditional colorwork motifs, and many others that will help beginners learn and inspire even the most seasoned knitters.
- And so much more.