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Piecework Magazine: Jan/Feb 2008
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On the Cover:
POETRY MITTENS TO KNIT,
PAGE 22
Ancient Arctic Technique, page 12
Traditional Estonian Lace, page 26
Ann Budd’s Modern Kimono,
page 32
Photograph by Joe Coca.

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FROM THE ARCTIC CIRCLE: KNITTED ROVANIEMI MITTENS and Fingerless Rovaniemi Mittens to Knit
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 mittens.”

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 Nest pattern.

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.
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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 gloves.

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Norwegian Stockings to KnitON THE WEB:
ANNICHEN SIBBERN
BØHN: PRESERVER OF NORWAY’S
KNITTING HISTORY, WARTIME
RESISTANCE FIGHTER

and Norwegian 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

Norwegian Stockings to Knit
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