Category: Twined knitting

Not so wispy Willow

This is the squashiest stuff, truly.  Don’t you just want to squish those cables?  I don’t have to resist temptation, and I’ve been squishing away at my leisure. Willow is nearly done.  She’s seamed, she has button bands (currently unattached,

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Twined Knitting – History Pt. 2

There’s a venerable history to knitting in Sweden, the best known traditions of which culminated in the Bohus Stickning company. (More on Bohus knitting later.) Twined knitting, though, is based on older, more practical concerns than the airy beauty that

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Twined Knitting – History Pt. 1

There’s nothing that can make you feel more like an inferior knitter than opening the book Twined Knitting by Birgitta Dandanell and Ulla Danielsson, and noting the many, many pictures of women toting small children and farm implements about as

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Twined Knitting

A couple of weeks ago, I checked a book out of the library for reading in my downtime. It just looked like an interesting book, so I thought I’d try to read it when I had a chance. It’s called

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