Knitting Traditions

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Stories, Projects & Techniques
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8 A Kaleidoscope of Color: Latvian Fingerless Mitts—
Beth Brown-Reinsel

12 The Needles’ Music: Handknitters of the Dales—
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Sue Leighton-White

18 Two-Color Knitting of Norway—Nancy Bush
21 Fancy Dress for Hands: Rosesaum Mittens of Norway—
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Veronica Patterson

Rosesaum Mittens—Nancy Bush and Jane Fournier

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24 Fishtail Mittens Decorated with Embroidery—Nancy Bush and Annemor Sundbø
Safe Return—Catherine Dexter Safe Return Mittens—Robin Hansen
Colorwork Mittens from Paistu, Estonia—Nancy Bush
Lithuania’s Knitting Tradition—Donna Druchunas
All Buttoned Up: A Colorful Child’s Cardigan—Pam Allen
Andean Figure Purses: Monederos for Your Money—Cynthia LeCount Samaké
Andean Figure Purse Elements—Ann Budd
A Traveler’s Pocket with Medieval Motifs—Nancy Bush
Armenian Knitting—Meg Swansen and Joyce Williams
An Armenian Circle Hat—Meg Swansen
51 The Oldest Knitted Stockings—Chris Laning
56 A Glimpse of Color: Amish Wedding
Stockings—Galer Britton Barnes
Vividly Colorful Amish Stockings—Nancy Bush

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59 1890s Stockings with Fancy Tops—Nancy Bush
64 Annichen Sibbern Bøhn: Preserver of Norway’s
Knitting History & Wartime Resistance Fighter—

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Terri Shea

68 Knitted Carpet Masterpieces of the Holy Roman
Empire—Janet Johnson Stephens

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70 A Matter of Fashion: Bead-Knitted Bags of the Civil War Era—

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Galer Britton Barnes

A Step Back in Time: A Bead-Knitted Bag—Barbara Scoville

73 A Moroccan-Inspired Felted and Embroidered Backpack—
Leigh Radford

76 From Africa: A Bushoong Zigzag Bag—Vicki Square
79 An Appalachian Gathering Basket—Gina Wilde
82 The Fisher Man’s Lover—Jane Galer
Polperro-Inspired Gloves—Nancy Bush
86 Shagged Wooly Bear Mittens—Robin Hansen
90 The Fluted Banister Pattern on Victorian Cuffs—Carol Huebscher Rhoades
92 Comfort and Good Looks: Sweaters and Scarves as Fashion Essentials—Susan Strawn
96 Fancy Socks for a Girl—Nancy Bush
98 The Portuguese Style of Knitting—Andrea Wong
102 The Warner House Bedspread—Joyce Volk
105 My Tiny Treasure—Jacqueline Fee
108 Before Knitting There Was Nålbinding—Nancy Bush
Nålbind a Möbius Scarf—Rudy Amann

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A Tribute to a Lace-Knitting Legend—Galina A. Khmeleva
The Lace Knitting of Haapsalu—Nancy Bush
Leaf and Cable Lace Socks—Ann Budd
Hilda A. Erickson: Utah Pioneer, Physician, Lace Knitter—Jude Daurelle
Some Arizona Outlaws and Their Knitting—Nancy Nehring and Mary Seubold Cahill
Scalloped Lace Edging—Pat Shannon

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126 Lydia Scott and Her Household Column—Barbara Clemens
128 A Collection of Knitted Lace Edgings—Nancie M. Wiseman
130 Trimmings: A Sampling of Vintage Patterns

Departments
4 From the Editor
134 Techniques

139 Sources for Supplies
140 Abbreviations

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