Knitting Around the World: A Multistranded History of a Time-Honored Tradition

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Voyageur Press, Oct 24, 2011 - Crafts & Hobbies - 264 pages
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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 Tradition

User 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 Tradition

User 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

About the author (2011)

Lela Nargi is a knitter, author, and former journalist who lives in Brooklyn, New York. Her book Knitting Lessons: Tales from the Knitting Path documented her own adventures in learning to knit. Lela is also the editor of Knitting Memories: Reflections on the Knitter’s Life, published by Voyageur Press.

www.lelanargi.com

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