Folk Bags

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Interweave Press, Oct 1, 2003 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
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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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User Review  - Georgia - Goodreads

Great designs with clear patterns. I would like to try a couple (one felted, one knit). Read full review

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User 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



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Vicki Square is the author of The Knitter’s Companion and Knit Great Basics. Her work has been featured in Spin-Off and Fashion Knitting magazines. She regularly teaches knitting workshops and exhibits in galleries and juried shows. She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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