Thirty projects from 23 countries offer a worldwide representation of bags, from Asia and Africa to Europe and the Americas. From the fish-shaped Japanese felted bag to the Persian carpet?inspired handbag, each bag is a product of its cultural history. Each pattern begins with a brief history describing the source behind these contemporary interpretations of folk designs. Folk stories also accompany many projects. Included are designs for bags for work or play, and bags of all shapes, colors, textures, and sizes. Using this collection, knitters can create bags for children, for market, for everyday, or for a special evening event.
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Review: Folk BagsUser Review - Georgia - Goodreads
Great designs with clear patterns. I would like to try a couple (one felted, one knit). Read full review
Review: Folk BagsUser Review - Emily - Goodreads
Inventive and extraordinary. Vicky didn't go at this in an amiturish way, she really researched out each culture and helped them come alive in the stories and details of each bag. The patterns are easy to understand and a few stretch your knowledge and skills very nicely. Read full review