Swedish Sweaters: New Designs from Historical Examples (International Craft Classic)

by Britt-Marie Christoffersson

Hardcover, 1990

Status

Available

Barcode

370

Description

This book has two parts -- historical sweaters and contemporary designs. The first part is 27 historical Swedish sweaters, most knitted in the mid 19th century. The beautiful colour photographs, in most cases have charts of the design elements included. An experienced knitter would be able to construct a pattern for most of these sweaters using the charts given. The second part is 14 patterns for contemprary designs, based on the historical sweaters. The designs are very nice and most are knitted with sportweight or finer yarn.

Publication

Taunton Press (1990), 144 pages

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ISBN

0942391802 / 9780942391800

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This book has two parts -- historical sweaters and contemporary designs.

The first part is 27 historical Swedish sweaters, most knitted in the mid 19th century. The beautiful colour photographs, in most cases have charts of the design elements included. An experienced knitter would be able to
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construct a pattern for most of these sweaters using the charts given.

The second part is 14 patterns for contemprary designs, based on the historical sweaters. The designs are very nice and most are knitted with sportweight or finer yarn.
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Original language

Swedish

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