Knitting in the Old Way: Designs and Techniques from Ethnic Sweaters
A clear and comprehensive guide to ethnic and traditional knitting skills, this book presents fifteen timeless sweater shapes in the order of their historic development and then provides a world tour of techniques for embellishing with texture and color. Instead of specific patterns and prescribed designs, it offers a way of thinking about knitting that empowers the reader to design unique garments based on centuries of knitting know-how.
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Review: Knitting in the Old Way: Designs and Techniques from Ethnic SweatersUser 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 SweatersUser 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