Nordic Knits 44 Beautiful Patterns to Knit and Keep You Cozy

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Pub. Date: 2022-03-15
Publisher(s): Voyageur Press
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Summary

Bring the traditions of simple, design-led Nordic style to your knitting repertoire.

Nordic Knits is the complete collection of Nordic-inspired patterns that will bring the perfectly balanced, “less is more” Scandi sensibility to your knitting projects. Forever in style and always cool, the Nordic-style knits are the perfect gift for friends and family—or just a great self-gift anytime! Nordics Knits offers 50 knitted patterns inspired by this globally sought-after knitting tradition for socks, sweaters, scarves, and hats—including stylish, traditional projects from Sweden, Norway, and Iceland.

If you are a fan of colorful fair isle—it’s in here. If you are looking for a cozy Norwegian knit pattern—it’s also here. Each project is partnered with complete illustrated patterns, beautiful four-color photography, schematics and diagrams, and alternatives for yarns and needle weights and sizes to help you get the results you want. The patterns range from simple to more complicated, making this a great book to grow your craft at the same time as creating beautiful and gift-able knits.

Bring Nordic style to your knitting bag with this awesome collection of patterns.

Author Biography

Sue Flanders has been designing knitwear for more than twenty years. Her patterns have appeared in many publications, including Interweave Knits, Knitter’s magazine, Cast-On, and in two books by Melanie Falick, Knitting America and Kids Knitting. She is co-author of Norwegian Handknits: Heirloom Designs from Vesterheim Museum (Voyageur Press, 2009) and Swedish Handknits: A Collection of Heirloom Designs (Voyageur Press, 2012).

Janine Kosel is an accomplished knitter who has studied under greats like Alice Starmore, Meg Swansen, and Candice Eisner Strict. Janine works at Three Kitten’s Yarn Shop in St. Paul, Minnesota, and teaches knitting and tatting workshops at many Twin Cities–area knitting and needlework shops.

Table of Contents

Introduction
NORWEGIAN HANDKNITS 
Ruth’s Cap 
Ruth’s Mittens 
Nisse Hats 
“Leather” Waist Pouch 
Rosemaled Shag Bag 
Cross-Country Ski Hat 
Rose or Bridal Wimple 
Dancing Hat 
Flower Hat with Earflaps 
Flower Mittens 
“Mitten Day” Mittens 
Voss Family Sweaters 
Kids’ Voss Sweaters 
Voss Self-Fringing Shawl 
Entrelac Wristers 
Viking Pillow 
SWEDISH HANDKNITS 
Long Stocking Hat 
Sami Hat, Scarf, and Gauntlet Mittens 
Stained-Glass Hat 
Dala Horse Sweater 
Dala Horse Garland 
Manly Mansion Muffler 
Piper ’s Hat 
Hilma’s Gloves 
Hope Chest Sweater 
Swedish Mittens Two-Color Knitting 
Bohus-Inspired Birch Tree Hat 
All Things Swedish Shawl 
Tomten Wristers 
Daisy Top 
Crayfish Hot Pad 
ICELANDIC HANDKNITS 
Leaf Mittens, Slouchy Cap & Scarf 
Skagafjörður Mittens 
Skagafjörður Tote Bag 
Mötull Capelet 
The Missing Lopi Sweater 
Icelandic Shoe Inserts 
Icelandic Soft Shoes 
Step Rose Cushion 
Broken Rose Blanket 
Togara Socks 
Sock Band Socks 
Margrét Triangular Shawl 
Klukka Skirt 
Abbreviations 
Special Techniques 
Yarn Weight System 
Yarn Resources 
Index 
 

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