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Traditional danish sweaters : 200 star motifs from historic sweaters

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From a little-known chapter of knitting history comes the Danish “night sweater”―part of women’s traditional dress in the 1800s, these sweaters have long been overlooked in surveys of Scandinavian handcrafting and design. But now celebrated Danish knitting expert Vivian Hoxbro has brought together diligent research, comprehensive charts, and her own painstaking efforts to reconstruct these carefully-preserved garments to create a unique collection of single-color relief patterns. Within, knitted, purled, and crossed stitches form hundreds of classic star motifs, edgings, horizontal and vertical pattern panels, and striking “traveling stitch” designs.

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Lima Public Library 746.43 HOX (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
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