9781570767029

Solveig Larsson's Knitted Mittens Over 40 Wearable Patterns Inspired by the Landscape, Legends, and Lasting Traditions of Northern Sweden

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  • ISBN13:

    9781570767029

  • ISBN10:

    1570767025

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/10/2015
  • Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books
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Summary

Knit your way through more than 40 new mitten patterns inspired by the enchanting landscape and fascinating history of northern Sweden—the forests, lakes, and deeply-rooted traditions that have surrounded knitwear designer Solveig Larsson all her life. Each knitted mitten design brings with it a photo, a story, and a piece of Sweden’s past, gathered together to form a collection that will warm hands while sharing the beauties of a region rich in vistas, legends, and textile art.

Author Biography

Solveig Larsson was born and raised in Luleå, a city on the coast of northern Sweden. She was a school teacher for 40 years and after retiring she spends her time reading and knitting. Solveig has been knitting mittens for years, her patterns are inspired by the landscape, legends, and lasting traditions of Northern Sweden.

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface
Basic Mitten Instructions
Techniques

Adela
Anna-Teresia
Workhouses
Arjeplog Mittens
Margona
Aunes
Björkliden
Bluebells
Britta’s Mittens
Cyclamen
Elli
Eva’s Mittens
Mountain Avens
Engagement Mittens
The Frog
Gällivare
Hedgehog
Jukkasjärvvi Mittens
Katarina
The Crown
Lapland Heather
Linda
Lisa Zeterström
Lisa Z
Lisa
Heather
Maple
Maja
Majorov
Nestor
Norrbotten Star Mittens
Ottilia
Pia
Pirjo
Polar Nights
Porjus Mittens—Maria Juni
New Porjus
Reindeer Mittens
Rowan
Selet
Summer
Lousewort
Masterwort
Star White
Kalix River Mittens
Mittens from Kalix
Mittens from Överkalix
Vivi

Acknowledgments

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