This collection of over 30 hand-knitted patterns are all from Scandinavian countries. The book is in two parts - looking at the historical development of knitting in the following islands and countries: Faroe Islands, Aland Islands, Sweden, Iceland, Finland, Norway, Greenland and Denmark. The second section of the book shows the reader how to knit each design and how to adapt the patterns to varying shapes and styles of sweater. The important elements are the traditional motifs incorporated into the designs.
Summary: Good coverage of traditional Scandinavian knitting
Lots of historical information for Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden , Aaland and Finland, with color illustrations. The pattern instructions have black and white charts.
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