Knitting in the Old Way: Designs and Techniques from Ethnic Sweaters

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Nomad Press, Oct 7, 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 312 pages
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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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Review: Knitting in the Old Way: Designs and Techniques from Ethnic Sweaters

User Review  - Danielle - Goodreads

simple ways to construct patterns, old knitting techniques Read full review

Review: Knitting in the Old Way: Designs and Techniques from Ethnic Sweaters

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

Really interesting stuff! There are designs/shapes of sweaters from all sorts of historical periods, along with "plans" - not really patterns per se - for making some yourself. I had been planning to ... Read full review

About the author (2005)

Deborah Robson is co-author of "The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook" and "Knitting in the Old Way." She is a former editor of both "Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot" and "Spin-Off" magazine, and she is currently the editor and publisher of Nomad Press, which publishes books on traditional and ethnic knitting and spinning. Robson is also an artist, working in textiles, printmaking, and oils. She lives in Colorado with her daughter.

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