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Shawls are currently making a huge comeback in the fashion world but many people do not realize that the shawl has been worn for many centuries and in many cultures This collection of patterns and traditions features shawls from around the world From t. Lovely lovely lovely book of possibilitiesI got to meet the author after reading the book and she is just as lovely

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Folk Shawls Folk Knitting series

Uded are 25 patterns as well as historical and cultural information about shawls that have been used for prayer and mourning as bridal veils and as christening garments Each design is presented with a full page color photo written instructions and char. Most books that contain knitting patterns have only a few worth knitting This one makes a person want to knit them ALL The background of each shawl is given providing each a personality Some are plain to show off a beautiful yarn and some are of an intricate stitch for a plain yarn but all of the shawls are interesting in their own wayThere are shawls for the beginning knitter and a couple of challenging shawls where you have to turn off the television and concentrateThe book is a bargain for all the useful patterns the ease in which it is written and the good photography If you belong to Ravelry you can see all the patterns before you buy Check it out

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He Himalayas to Spain from Iceland to Japan and from Mexico to Norway many of the shawls featured here have been taken from examples of historic knitted shawls Other designs have been translated into knitwear from patterns for woven or lace shawls Incl. Folk Shawls is mostly a pattern book There are many great anecdotes about the countries the shawls derive from and historical information about how the shawls were derived The shawls are all lovely and range from simple to complexOberle does not waste the experienced knitter s time with a how to section There is a techniues chapter but it only gives instructions for specific methods used in the patterns These are methods that will probably be familiar to experts but the chapter is informative for beginning and intermediate knittersI say it s mostly a pattern book but the construction of each design is broken down in such a way that a knitter of intermediate or higher skill level could adapt it for a different yarn and gauge So in that sense it is also a book of inspiration


10 thoughts on “Folk Shawls Folk Knitting series

  1. says:

    Lovely lovely lovely book of possibilitiesI got to meet the author after reading the book and she is just as lovely

  2. says:

    Variety of shapes Nothing for me

  3. says:

    A lovely little book of knitting patterns with some history attached

  4. says:

    A lovely book on the craft This book is definitely intended for the intermediate to advanced knitter depending on the pattern itself If you have never knitted something before or are a total crocheter I do not r

  5. says:

    The premise of this book is that each of the 25 patterns is tied to a locationknitting tradition I felt the tie ins were a little weak For example the Aran Pocket shawl's tie in isWomen on the Aran Islands often wear woven plaid shawls from Scotland The basket weave pattern and the pockets on this shawl are based on a modern Scottish woven pl

  6. says:

    Folk Shawls is mostly a pattern book There are many great anecdotes about the countries the shawls derive from and histor

  7. says:

    Most books that contain knitting patterns have only a few worth knitting This one makes a person want to knit them ALL The background of each shawl is given providing each a personality Some are plain to show off a beautiful yarn and some are of an intricate stitch for a plain yarn but all of the shawls are interesting in their own

  8. says:

    I first flipped through this collection a few years ago and was not impressed nothing stood out to me at all Ho

  9. says:

    Have long wanted to read this book and treated myself to it recently It does not disappoint So far I have bookmarked 4 shawls and stoles I want to knit Wonder how I'll feel about it after I've attempted themThe book includes interesting information about the various styles and fashions for shawls and stoles in va

  10. says:

    Beautiful patterns but come on what is with all the errors? Were there ANY test knitters After much frustration I abandoned

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