Arctic Lace: Knitting Projects and Stories Inspired by Alaska's Native Knitters

by Donna Druchunas

Paperback, 2006

Status

Available

Barcode

397

Description

Qiviut, or musk ox down, is a world-class fiber - luxurious, warm, and lightweight. People who experience it become obsessed. Qiviut makes perfect hand-knitted lace, as demonstrated by the Alaskan artisans of Oomingmak Musk Ox Producers' Co-op. This book presents how-tos for knitting and designing lace.

Publication

Nomad Press (2006), Edition: 1st Paperback Edition, 192 pages

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ISBN

0966828976 / 9780966828979

User reviews

LibraryThing member Lynn2113
Disappointing. Interesting info re life in remote fishing villages, but reads like a travelogue with statistics re villages. No info re artistic heritage or development of patterns. Patterns are few and simple - interlocking motifs made with lines of yarnovers.
LibraryThing member RochesterKnittingGui
Qiviut, or musk ox down, is a world-class fiber―luxurious, warm, and lightweight. People who experience it become obsessed. Qiviut makes perfect hand-knitted lace, as demonstrated by the Alaskan artisans of Oomingmak Musk Ox Producers' Co-op. This book presents how-tos for knitting and designing
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lace, projects suited to new as well as experienced lace knitters, yarn sources, and comprehensive cultural background.
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Original language

English

Original publication date

2006

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