Nordic Knits: 44 Beautiful Patterns to Knit and Keep You Cozy (Paperback)
Bring the traditions of simple, design-led Nordic style to your knitting repertoire.
Nordic Knits is the complete collection of Nordic-inspired patterns that will bring the perfectly balanced, “less is more” Scandi sensibility to your knitting projects. Forever in style and always cool, the Nordic-style knits are the perfect gift for friends and family—or just a great self-gift anytime! Nordic Knits offers 44 knitted patterns inspired by this globally sought-after knitting tradition for socks, sweaters, scarves, and hats—including stylish, traditional projects from Sweden, Norway, and Iceland.
If you are a fan of colorful fair isle—it’s in here. If you are looking for a cozy Norwegian knit pattern—it’s also here. Each project is partnered with complete illustrated patterns, beautiful four-color photography, schematics and diagrams, and alternatives for yarns and needle weights and sizes to help you get the results you want. The patterns range from simple to more complicated, making this a great book to grow your craft at the same time as creating beautiful and gift-able knits.
Bring Nordic style to your knitting bag with this awesome collection of patterns.
About the Author
Sue Flanders has been designing knitwear for more than twenty years. Her patterns have appeared in many publications, including Interweave Knits, Knitter’s magazine, Cast-On, and in two books by Melanie Falick, Knitting America and Kids Knitting. She is co-author of Norwegian Handknits: Heirloom Designs from Vesterheim Museum (Voyageur Press, 2009) and Swedish Handknits: A Collection of Heirloom Designs (Voyageur Press, 2012).
Janine Kosel is an accomplished knitter who has studied under greats like Alice Starmore, Meg Swansen, and Candice Eisner Strict. Janine works at Three Kitten’s Yarn Shop in St. Paul, Minnesota, and teaches knitting and tatting workshops at many Twin Cities–area knitting and needlework shops.