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The Dutch Knitters

The Dutch Knitters

The Dutch Knitters web site features listings of in-depth classes on traditional knitting taught by Carla Meijsen, primarily in The Netherlands and …

Andean Vest

Lucy Neatby Designs

Lucy Neatby is most highly regarded for her colourful knitting (and colourful hair!), her innovative knitting techniques, and extensive selection of knitting …

Ashanti Wall hanging p

Ashanti Wall-hanging

From knit designer Lucy Neatby “This blanket or wall-hanging was inspired by traditional woven Ashanti fabrics. The knitting is copious but easy; …

Largest Mitten

World’s Largest Pair of Mittens

“90 Norwegian women have just finished knitting the world’s largest pair of mittens – or more precise Selbu Mittens. Now the organizers …

PieceWork JanFeb14

PieceWork Magazine Jan/Feb 14

From the publisher, Interweave Press, “PieceWork January/February 2014 is the 8th annual historical knitting issue featuring knitting patterns and stories of the …

Schoolhouse Press Yarn

Schoolhouse Press Yarns

Finding traditional style yarns to create Fair Isles, fine laceworks, Ganseys and other traditional garments can require some research. Schoolhouse Press is …

Anatolian Shawl p

Anatolian Shawl

Red Bird Knits designer Robyn Gallimore was inspired by an old Anatolian motif used in Turkish socks, and translated this into an …

Knitted bag p

South American Knitting

From the Textile Museum of Canada collection, these are a variety of knitted South American knitworks I took photos of several years …