Knit Gorgeous Colorwork Accessories in the Nordic Tradition! Traditional Scandinavian and Icelandic designs are given new life in the projects found in Nordic Knitting Traditions. 25 projects feature original floral, star, feather and geometric motifs, all knit in fresh and modern colors. With a diverse collection of hats, tams, mittens, gloves, socks, knee-highs and legwarmers, you'll find plenty of jaw-dropping, colorful accessories to knit for yourself and the ones you love. Inside: * Thoughtful construction and full-color charts make these designs easy to knit. * Variations for knitting mittens and gloves in two ways and lengthening socks into knee-highs, as well as fully charted alternative colorways, allow you to achieve customized looks. * Complete the Look instructions guide you to patterns that match, making it easy to create coordinating accessories. * Tips and tricks for sizing, construction and stress-free knitting help you knit items that will become family heirlooms. Nordic Knitting Traditions celebrates the roots of stranded knitting with inspiring designs and elegant colorways. Start knitting your own piece of history today.
Susan Anderson-Freed is the author of Colorwork Creations. She is a retired Professor of Computer Science at Illinois Wesleyan University and a published author in that field. She is the author Weaving a Web Site and co-author of Fundamentals of Data Structures in C. She has been knitting for 50 years, and sells her knitting patterns at local yarn stores. She has offered knitting workshops in Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota.