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Folk Shawls Folk Knitting series

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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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 inspirati

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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 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 again at the library recently and liked it a lot The knits are very traditional lace designs mostly inspired by different parts of the world I am glad that Interweave Press has stepped up their photography in the recent books The photography in this book is pretty bad there are no details shots but fully modeled shots on the author from a distance Designs get 4 starsBook layout gets 3So that euals 35 stars

  • Paperback
  • 144
  • Folk Shawls Folk Knitting series
  • Cheryl Oberle
  • English
  • 12 December 2019
  • 9781883010591

10 thoughts on “Folk Shawls Folk Knitting series

  1. says:

    Love

  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 S

  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

  6. says:

    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 fro

  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 wayThere are shawls for the beginning knitter and a couple of challenging shawls

  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 again at the library recently and liked it a lot The knits are very traditional lace designs mostly inspired by different parts of the world I am glad that Interweave Press has st

  9. says:

    Have long wanted to read this book and treated myself to it recently It does not disappoint So far I have bookm

  10. says:

    Beautiful patterns but come on what is with all the errors Were there ANY test knitters After much frustration I abandoned my project from this book Later I came to find out that the reason I couldn't make it work was the errors

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