Knitting Around the World: A Multistranded History of a Time-Honored Tradition
Here is the history of knitting around the globe, examining styles, techniques, and particular styles countries and regions—including England, Ireland, Scotland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Iceland, Japan, Australia, Canada, United States, Peru, Bolivia, and more. Highlighted are 20 profiles of historically significant knitters who are using particular techniques today—plus 20 patterns that exemplify knitting traditions from around the world.
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Review: Knitting Around the World: A Multistranded History of a Time-Honored TraditionUser Review - Hattie - Goodreads
A very informative overview covering an impressively broad range. This is a great place to start if you're interested in the history of knitting. Read full review
Review: Knitting Around the World: A Multistranded History of a Time-Honored TraditionUser Review - Ciaobella - Goodreads
A beautifully large book that keeps the vast scope of knitting history. Relying significantly on Richard Rutt's "History of Hand Knitting" and primarily focused on European and American traditions ... Read full review