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World From the 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 Folk Shawls PD. 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 plaid shawl That s it The pattern itself is a nice basket weave rectangular shawl with pockets Nothing fancy but good simple pattern It would be one thing if the book were called something like Simple shawls inspired by textile traditions but Folk Shawls I expected pattern inspired by traditional locally knitted shawls so I was disappointed in the bookBut that doesn t make it a bad book It has some nice basic shawls and a good section on techniues Nothing stunning or uniue but a decent reference for the beginning shawl knitter

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Folk Shawls Folk Knitting series

Shawls are currently making a huge comeback Folk Knitting PDFEPUB #234 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. Variety of shapes Nothing for me

Free download Folk Shawls Folk Knitting series

F or shawls Included are 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 charts. 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 various cultures and the patterns look interesting Some are fairly daunting due to size but none look impossibly difficultAnother adventure in knitting coming up


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 recommend this book Do yourself a favor and knit a simple garter stitch scarf before attempting these pretty gemsHaving knitted the Spanish Christening Shawl as a tester and tried a few others out I love this boo

  5. says:

    The premise of this book is that each of the 25 patterns is tied to a locationknitting tradition I felt the tie i

  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 sh

  8. says:

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

  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 various cultures and the patte

  10. says:

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

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