150 Scandinavian Motifs: The Knitter's Directory (Paperback)

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150 Scandinavian Motifs: The Knitter's Directory (Paperback)


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Attention all knitters! 150 Scandinavian Motifs is an inspirational collection of favorite motifs found in the traditional knitting of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, and the Faeroe Islands. Included in this collection are colorful designs for:

   • Stars
   • Hearts
   • Flowers
   • Birds & animals
   • Geometric patterns
   • And, more!
Each motif is shown as a hand-knitted swatch, illustrated with clear life-sized photographs, and accompanied by easy-to-read color charts and reverse colorway suggestions.

With clear details on reading color charts and a full review of techniques for two-color knitting, this book also gives advice on incorporating Scandinavian motifs into a variety of different projects, allowing you to create unique designs. It also includes guidance on choosing yarns, use of color, and finishing techniques to help you hone your knitting skills and create stylish projects!
Mary Jane Mucklestone is a hand knitting designer known for her colorful and inventive Fair Isle and colorwork designs. She is the author of 200 Fair Isle Motifs and the forthcoming Fair Isle Style, both by Interweave.
Product Details ISBN: 9781596688551
ISBN-10: 1596688556
Publisher: Interweave
Publication Date: August 13th, 2013
Pages: 160
Language: English
"The book offers a great selection of motifs presented in large swatches as well as plenty of ideas for how to incorporate them into projects (and a couple of patterns to give you more ideas)." --About.com: Knitting