Knitting Sweaters From Around The World
Here are the best sweaters in the world-literally! Twenty fabulous sweater designs by well-known designers teach you how to make the world's classic sweater styles, including Fair Isle, Fisherman's Gansey, Swedish Bohus, Icelandic Lopi Yoke Sweater, and more. Along the way, knitters will learn about traditional patterns and unique knitting techniques from around the globe. Included are sweaters from the British Isles, Scandinavia, the Baltics, and the Americas. The introduction details the history of sweater knitting while each sweater pattern begins with a history of the techniques and patterns the design employs.
Here are more than 20 new, retro inspired patterns for sweaters, skirts, scarves, capelets, hats, gloves, and socks from well known designers such as Lily Chin, Teva Durham, Annie Modesitt, Michele Orne, Anna Bell, and Kristin Spurkland. The book will feature new color photographs of each project and vintage photos of the classic garments that inspired them. An introduction to the patterns, schematics, and charts will be included.