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Shades of Winter: Knitting with Natural Wool

With over 35 stunning projects, explore the natural beauty of pure undyed wool amidst a Scandinavian winter’s snow crystals and cold.

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Inspired by the sublime, subtle tones of wintry northern landscapes, Shades of Winter offers more than 35 projects that will give you an inside look into the natural beauty of pure undyed wool amidst a Scandinavian winter’s snow crystals and cold.

These gorgeous garments range from tops, sweaters, dresses, and coats to hats, mittens, scarves, and shawls and evoke wool’s warmth and softness in many different patterns and textures. Organized by the natural tones of the yarns, these fine woolens are visually stunning and hold the promise of doing no environmental harm. You'll be enchanted by the possibilities: garments ranging from simple garter and stockinette to more elaborate cables, bobbles, texture, and lace patterns.

With over 35 dreamlike, knitted wool designs using stunning techniques captured with captivating, artful photography, Shades of Winter will have you feeling like you're in a modern fairy tale.
Table of Contents
Foreword Gallery
-Natural White

Knitting Patterns
Natural White
-Lace Knit Gloves, Scarf, and Knee Socks
-Lace Knit Top
-Ribbed Cap, Wrist Warmers, and Shoulder Wrap/Skirt
-Holey Top
-Short Sleeve Bolero
-Lace Sweater
-Texture Knit Cardigan
-Texture Knit Vest
-Stockinette Dress with Garter Stitch Edgings and Flower
-Cabled Cap, Cowl, Wrist Warmers, and Knee Socks
-Long Sweater with Relief Stitch Borders
-Lace Socks and Wrist Warmers
-Lace Shawl with Crocheted Edging
-Lace Dress
-Stockinette Dress with Garter Stitch Edgings and Buttons
-Cabled Vest
-Cabled Cardigan
-Sweater with Relief Stitch Borders
-Sweater with Front Placket and Pockets
-Short Sleeve Vest
-Lacy Sweater with Ruffled Edges
-Gloves with Ruffled Edges
-Raglan Sweater with Placket
-Pleated Cap, Gloves, Leg Warmers, and Neck Warmer
-Garter Stitch Shawl

Sources for Yarn
The Ice Hotel
About the Author
Ingalill Johansson is the chief designer and quality manager for one of Sweden's largest knitting companies. She runs her own yarn store, Garngabriken (The Yarn Factory). Ingalill lives in Sweden.
Ewa K. Andinsson is a creative and driven entrepreneur who runs two successful businesses, Andinsson Photography and a publishing company, Andina Förlagher. Her knitting book Stickat i ekologiskull is extremely popular with local audiences. Ewa lives in Sweden.

SKU: 12KN09

Author/Speaker/Editor: Ewa K. Andinsson

Format: Hardcover

ISBN 13: 9781596687868

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