Knitting in the Old Way: Designs & Techniques from Ethnic Sweaters

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For centuries knitters have created unique sweaters that fit well by using the techniques explained in this book. You'll learn to think like a traditional knitter; create your own designs; plan sweaters that fit; shape yokes and sleeves and necklines; solve problems that occur when you do use a pattern.

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Indispensible inventory of traditional designs. Not a pattern book, but a guide to ethnic sweaters and traditional construction methods for thinking knitters. Read full review

Knitting in the old way: designs & techniques from ethnic sweaters

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If this book were a movie, it would evoke Lawrence of Arabia-an epic tale of passion, dedication, and persistence. Here the authors pursue the unwritten knitting tradition of those old-time and ethnic ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Priscilla Gibson-Roberts is a well-known author of knitting books that emphasize traditional techniques.

Deborah Robson, long-time editor of textile magazines and books, has served this volume as technical editor, designer, and collaborator.

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