Knitting Traditions

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Stories, Projects & Techniques
UNITED KINGDOM
8 A Tale of Scottish Kilt Hose—Galer Britton Barnes
Borreraig Park Kilt Hose—Audrey
Manwaring-Spencer
13 Britain’s Mrs. Jane Gaugain: Beyond the Knitting
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Books—Naomi E. A. Tarrant
Pyrenees Scarf
18 Knitting in Cumbria: The Old and the New—Rachael Matthews
22 Unraveling the Knitting Pattern—Jennie Atkinson
A Boa and Muff—Jennie Atkinson

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WESTERN EUROPE
28 The Common Heel—Chris Laning
Common Heel Stockings—Chris Laning

32 Icelandic Three-Cornered Lace Shawls—Evelyn A. Clark
Sigrídur Shawl: A Triangular Shawl from Iceland—Evelyn A. Clark

37 Norwegian Knitting History and the Eskimo Sweater—Terri Shea
41 “Toasty”—Twined-Knitted Gloves from Sweden—Beth Brown-Reinsel
46 Textile Treasures in Geneva’s Plainpalais Market—Donna Druchunas
Geneva Lace Gloves—Donna Druchunas

EASTERN EUROPE
52 Korsnäs Sweaters: Gifts of Love—Carol Huebscher Rhoades
Korsnäs-Inspired Mittens—Carol Huebscher Rhoades
A Korsnäs Sweater—Färg och flärd med virkat-Koreaa virkkaamalla
59 Traditional Mittens and Gloves from Kihnu, Estonia—Nancy Bush
Kihnu Gloves—Nancy Bush

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64 Messages in Mittens: The Story of a Latvian Knitter—

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Sandra Messinger De Master
Irma’s Christmas Stocking—Mary Germain
69 A Russian Lace Scarf—Galina A. Khmeleva
73 Lydia Gladstone: Knitting from Ukraine to Oregon—
Maureen McGinnis Patterson
Lydia’s Stockings

ASIA
78 Gobi Desert Socks—Donna Druchunas

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Camels Rule—Linda Ligon
81 Bopoluchi Socks—Gryphon Perkins

OCEANIA
88 The Randolph Counterpane—Margaret Stove
Randolph Pillow—Margaret Stove

SOUTH AMERICA
94 The Rich Tradition of Andean Knitting—Cynthia LeCount Samaké

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An Andean Cap

NORTH AMERICA
99 Annis Holmes’s Buff Knitting: Preserving and Updating a North Country Tradition—
Joanna Johnson
Annis Holmes’s Buff Knitting Technique—Joanna Johnson
103 Lacy Little House Stockings from the American Prairie—Lauren A. Ramsey
105 Anna Marie Jensen, Colorado Nursing Sister and Knitter—Ava T. Coleman
The Kathrine Doily—Ava T. Coleman
108 The Knitted Snowsuit: Keeping American Snow Babies Warm and
Cozy since 1920—Susan Strawn
The Baby Bunting Snowsuit—Susan Strawn

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GIFTS
114 An Orenburg Warm Shawl—Galina A. Khmeleva
118 Knitting to Save One-Room Schools in Texas: A Lot of Tiny Mittens Make a

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Big Impact—Bobbi Ravicz
Friends’ Lend-a-Hand Miniature Mittens and Socks—Jane Woellhof
124 Christening Gowns—Ava T. Coleman
Create Your Own Christening Gown—Ava T. Coleman
127 French Bath Mitts—Nancy Bush
129 Tiny Holiday Stockings—Sally Melville
130 Anu Raud’s Animals—Nancy Bush
A Flock of Sheep—Nancy Bush

Departments
4 From the Editor
135 Techniques & Abbreviations

140 Sources for Supplies

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