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Fair isle & Nordic knits : 25 projects inspired by traditional colorwork design

Author: Nicki Trench
Publisher: London : Cico Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Learn to knit the Nordic way. From Shetland to the Faroe Islands, Norway and beyond, there is a shared tradition of knitting intricate patterns in colours that combine and contrast. Whether you have been inspired by watching Danish dramas or you are fascinated by the intricate geometric patterns of Fair Isle, there are designs here that will make you want to pick up your needles and get knitting. Garments include a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicki Trench
ISBN: 9781782490883 1782490884
OCLC Number: 943605137
Description: 128 s. : illustrations
Other Titles: Fair isle and Nordic knits
Responsibility: Nicki Trench.

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Learn to knit the Nordic way. From Shetland to the Faroe Islands, Norway and beyond, there is a shared tradition of knitting intricate patterns in colours that combine and contrast. Whether you have been inspired by watching Danish dramas or you are fascinated by the intricate geometric patterns of Fair Isle, there are designs here that will make you want to pick up your needles and get knitting. Garments include a tank top with a vintage feel, an adorable cardigan for a baby, and a Nordic-style yoked sweater. For the home, there's a cafetiere cosy, a chunky cushion cover, and more. There's also a baby blanket that would make a perfect gift, and a lined cover for your e-reader. With full colour charts for all patterns, and a techniques section to explain essential Fair-Isle knitting skills, you will have everything you need to know.

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