Traditional knitting patterns continue to inspire modern knitters with their charm and intricate stitchwork. Discover the fascinating world of twisted-stitch knitting with this book review, which appeared in the January/February 2009 issue of PieceWork. Twisted-Stitch Knitting: Traditional Patterns & Garments from the Styrian Enns Valley By Maria Erlbacher English edition, Pittsville, Wisconsin: Schoolhouse Press, 2009. […]

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The story of people who made historical needlework and the legacy of the cloth they left behind captivates our imagination. Here are two books, one that explores the lives of 18th-century French women workers and the other that captures the beauty of colorful Fair Isle knitwear, which were featured in the September/October 2009 and January/February […]

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