Knitting in the Old Way is a clear and comprehensive guide to traditional and ethnic knitting skills. It begins by presenting fifteen timeless sweater shapes and then teaches color and texture techniques.
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Knitting In The Old Way is a "hot-to" book of instruction and example of the fine tradition of knitting without recourse to a line-by-line printed pattern. Knitting In The Old Way shares the simple fundamentals of design and construction allowing the knitter to draft their own styles, chart their own patterns, create their own heirlooms. Brilliant multi-colored patterns of the Scandinavian countries, intriguing motifs of the Shetland Islands, and rich sculptural knits of northern Europe are covered in detail -- th history as well as the how-to. Profuse and illustrative photos and drawings guide the knitter through the basic steps and special tricks of the trade that knitters all over the world have developed down through the years. Pricilla Gibson-Roberts' own interpretations of classic styles are shown in full color, as well. Knitting In The Old Way is an essential addition to any personal or community library's needlecraft collection! -- Midwest Book Review
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Book Description Nomad Press, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0966828968
Book Description Nomad Press, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0966828968
Book Description Nomad Press, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110966828968
Book Description Nomad Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0966828968 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0649555