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POETRY MITTENS TO KNIT,
Ancient Arctic Technique, page 12
Traditional Estonian Lace, page 26
Ann Budd’s Modern Kimono,
Photograph by Joe Coca.
Letters from readers
Norwegian Knitting (on the web)
The new and noteworthy
Preserving the legacy of needlework by remaking and reusing
new, old, or found objects.
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Enter your work
in this year's contest - Pincushions 2008
Deadline: March 1, 2008
ARCTIC CIRCLE: KNITTED ROVANIEMI MITTENS and Fingerless Rovaniemi Mittens to
by Leena Kariniemi-Alve
The technique for these extraordinary mittens was developed by the Samí,
indigenous inhabitants of the Old World Arctic.
UNRAVELING POETRY MITTENS
by Veronica Patterson and
Poetry Mittens to Knit by Veronica Patterson and Jane Fournier
Mittens dating from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries
that bear knitted words forming a poem serve as inspiration for our own “poetry
MAXINE TYLER: OFFICIAL BEAR KNITTER
by Elena Chevalier
Discover why and how Maxine Tyler knits with yarn made from bear hair.
A Stork’s Nest Scarf to Knit
by Nancy Bush
An elegant cashmere scarf worked in the traditional Estonian Stork’s
THE TRADITION OF KNITTING IN LITHUANIA and Lithuanian Baby
Mittens to Knit
by Donna Druchunas
Learn about Lithuania’s legacy of knitting and make our floral-motif mittens
for a sweet baby.
A Kimono-Style Cardigan to Knit by Ann Budd and A BRIEF
HISTORY OF THE KIMONO
by Vicki Square
Step-by-step instructions for making your own kimono-style sweater and insight
into the traditional Japanese robe.
TWO PAIRS OF KNITTED GLOVES FROM DENMARK and A Man’s
Danish Gloves to Knit
by Lita Rosing-Schow
Explore the similarities between two pairs of gloves that came into a museum’s
collection fifty-six years apart and create a reproduction of the man’s
Excellence in Needle Arts Awards Pincushion Contest
Details on how you can win $500!
BØHN: PRESERVER OF NORWAY’S
KNITTING HISTORY, WARTIME
Stockings to Knit
by Terri Shea
Read Annichen Sibbern Bøhn’s remarkable story and download the instructions
and charts for traditional fancy patterned knitted stockings
Stockings to Knit