Icelandic Mittens: 25 Traditional Patterns Reimagined

Icelandic Mittens: 25 Traditional Patterns Reimagined

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Gorgeous contemporary reconstructions and reinterpretations of the rich knitting traditions of Iceland.

The Textile Museum in Bl ndu s in northern Iceland houses a unique and fascinating collection of handknit Icelandic mittens, dating back centuries. Now, Gu run Hannele Hentinnen, an expert with a degree in textile studies--and the owner of a yarn shop located in Reykjav k--has reconstructed patterns and charts based on those historical examples, and breathed new life into a stunning selection of mittens and gloves for the modern knitter.

  • Beautiful, warm, wearable mittens and gloves in a variety of colors and styles
  • A master class in multi-color stranded knitting and in a wide range of stitches and techniques
  • Full-color photographs and step-by-step instructions to aid both novice and veteran mitten-knitters

  • Author: Guðrún Hannele Henttinen
    Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books
    Published: 12/28/2021
    Pages: 272
    Binding Type: Hardcover
    Weight: 1.95lbs
    Size: 9.45h x 7.87w x 0.87d
    ISBN: 9781646011070

    About the Author

    Guðrún Hannele Henttinen owner and manager of Storkurinn, a yarn shop in Reykjavik since 2008. Teacher of various knitting classes, knitting pattern designer, and technical editing for knitting patterns. She resides in Reykjavik, Iceland.