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  • Ottilia Twined Mittens

    These mittens can be found in Lucinda Guy's Northern Knits book. I have long admired the outfits that the trolls and gnomes wear in John Bauer’s illustrations of Swedish folk and fairy tales. I especially like their tasseled and embroidered mittens. As trolls spend a lot of their time in woods...
    Posted to Northern Knits by emanuszak on Apr 19, 2010
    Filed under: Interweave Books, Northern Knits, Lucinda Guy, Accessories, Mittens, #2-Fine
  • Ulla Twined Socks

    These socks can be found in Lucinda Guy's Northern Knits book. There are many fine examples of handsomely patterned twined knitted socks in the Nordiska Museet in Stockholm. These socks were usually knitted in one or two colors—often white, red, or naturals—and included patterned crook...
    Posted to Northern Knits by emanuszak on Apr 19, 2010
    Filed under: Interweave Books, Northern Knits, Lucinda Guy, #2-Fine, Socks
  • Märta Embroidered Bag

    This bag can be found in Lucinda Guy's Northern Knits book. Inspired by the vibrant work of Märta Måås-Fjetterstöm, one of Sweden’s foremost textile artists and pupil of Lilli Zickerman, who founded the Swedish Handicraft Association, the Märta bag is a lovely example...
    Posted to Northern Knits by emanuszak on Apr 19, 2010
    Filed under: Interweave Books, Northern Knits, Lucinda Guy, Accessories, #2-Fine, Bags
  • Ola Placket Pullover

    This pullover can be found in Lucinda Guy's Northern Knits book. In the Nordiska Museet in Stockholm, there are some beautiful examples of simple white linen work shirts and shifts that have embroidered details of hearts, stylized flowers, and birds at the neckline and on the sleeves. The shortish...
    Posted to Northern Knits by emanuszak on Apr 19, 2010
    Filed under: Pullover, Women, Interweave Books, Northern Knits, Lucinda Guy, #2-Fine
  • Liv Patterned Socks

    These socks can be found in Lucinda Guy's Northern Knits book. Just as there has always been the need to protect hands from the bitter cold Norwegian winters, so there has been a need to protect the feet. During the second half of the eighteenth century there was a tradition in Norway for knitting...
    Posted to Northern Knits by emanuszak on Apr 19, 2010
    Filed under: Women, Interweave Books, Northern Knits, Lucinda Guy, #2-Fine, Socks
  • Inger Ski Cap and Gloves

    This cap and gloves can be found in Lucinda Guy's Northern Knits book. Long knitted caps finished off with tassels have been worn in Norway for centuries. Although usually knitted in just two colors, caps for special occasions also include red, yellow, green, and blue and are densely patterned with...
    Posted to Northern Knits by emanuszak on Apr 19, 2010
    Filed under: Women, Interweave Books, Northern Knits, Lucinda Guy, Accessories, Hats, #2-Fine, Gloves
  • Thora Cardigan

    This cardigan can be found in Lucinda Guy's Northern Knits book. Since the 1950s, bright colors and bold patterning have been the mainstay of Norwegian knitwear, and skiwear in particular. Thora is a classic-styled cardigan inspired by this relatively new tradition. The bands of patterns that include...
    Posted to Northern Knits by emanuszak on Apr 19, 2010
    Filed under: Women, Interweave Books, Northern Knits, Lucinda Guy, #2-Fine, Cardigan
  • Annemor Pullover

    This pullover can be found in Lucinda Guy's Northern Knits book. Annemor is a classic turtleneck sweater inspired by the wonderful and varied designs of the traditional Norwegian lusekofte, the lice-stitch patterns and large stars that are so synonymous with Norwegian knitting today. Annemor is knitted...
    Posted to Northern Knits by emanuszak on Apr 19, 2010
    Filed under: Pullover, Women, Interweave Books, Northern Knits, Lucinda Guy, #2-Fine