by Marcia Lewandowski
Offering mitten patterns from around the world, this introduction to folk knitting is followed by a generous section on the techniques of knitting mittens. Among topics covered are gauge, wool selection (including techniques for washing and felting wool), casting on, plait edging, ribbed and unribbed cuffs, and a long section on the ever-elusive thumb. Also detailed are techniques for hand-knit mitten cords, finishing, and sizing.
Series: Folk Knitting series
Paperback: 120 pages
Publisher: Interweave; First Edition edition (January 1, 1997)
Product Dimensions: 0.4 x 8.9 x 8.4 inches