By Sue Flanders
Swedish Handknits is a suite of styles for sweaters, hats, scarves, mittens, headbands, and baggage, all encouraged through the old textiles housed on the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Institute used to be the 1st to host the winning Bohus knitting convey in the United States, so it is becoming that their world-class fabric assortment offers the foundation for those designs. As within the authors' Norwegian Handknits, classic photos of Swedish immigrants, recipes, and pictures of the artifacts that encouraged the designs may be incorporated, besides a quick background of knitting in Sweden. Bohus, twined knitting, and Swedish mittens are the various many concepts featured within the book"--
"Melding culture and smooth strategies, the tasks in Swedish Handknits honor the handiwork of artists and artisans of years earlier whereas perpetuating their creativity and dedication"--
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Assembly BRIM Using template, cut brim support out of plastic canvas and insert it into brim. Enclose using sl st. Turn hat inside out and sl st brim to hat, keeping close to edge of brim. INNER BAND Fit inside lower edge of hat. Starting at the back, sc hat to headband, skipping every other st of hat, working every st across brim, then skipping every other st of hat to end. Fasten off. Sew ends of band together. FINISHING Slip beg tail through to WS of button tog with end tail. Using tails, sew to top of cap where 4 points of back pieces meet.
Smallest size outside the parentheses and continue in On the first page of each pattern there is a sidebar ascending order inside the parentheses, like so: S (M, L, with the sizes and finished measurements of the proj- XL, XXL). A good tip is to circle the specific directions ect. Next you’ll find a list of the materials used in the for the size you are making throughout. photographed designs, from brands and amounts of The charts, pictures, diagrams, and schematics all yarn to sizes and types of needles to other notions that serve to help you better understand how to construct are necessary.
5mm) straight needles to baristas. 5mm) double-pointed needles (set of 5), or size needed to obtain gauge just as it is in this pattern: as a standard, circular-knit tubelike cap, with decreasing at the crown, that’s folded up at the bottom and has a C-shaped brim stuck in and stitched down. Of course, this Half-Pipe Hat is a few steps up from the rest, as it is made in luxuriously soft baby camel hair yarn. And since it requires only two balls of the stuff, it’s an affordable extravagance. Half-Pipe Hat is a quick project and an easy gift for every man in your life.