Knitting ganseys : techniques and patterns for traditional sweaters / Beth Brown-Reinsel.
By: Brown-Reinsel, Beth.Material type: BookPublisher: Blue Ash, Ohio : Interweave, an imprint of F+W Media, Inc., Edition: Revised and updated [edition].Description: 191 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781632506160; 1632506165.Subject(s): Sweaters | Knitting -- PatternsDDC classification: 746.9/2 Summary: This newly revised and updated edition provides more information on the gansey tradition as well as new, modern patterns.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
Originally released in 1993, Beth Brown-Reinsel's bestseller, Knitting Ganseys, is a classic in the hearts of traditional and modern knitters alike, bringing this historic tradition to your needles for 25 years! This completely revised and update version of the perennial bestseller includes 100% new photography, new patterns, and more! This special edition celebrates with new patterns for sweaters in the traditional gansey style as well as new explorations of modern gansey-inspired patterns. Full-colour, step-by-step photography walks you through a variety of traditional gansey techniques and construction methods, plus contemporary sources for traditional gansey yarns are shared, making this as vital to your knitting library as the original. AUTHOR: Beth Brown-Reinsel has been a knitter for most of her life. She has been teaching workshops since 1989, and has gained a reputation as a competent, patient, and kind traditional knitting instructor. Her focus is on historical knitting. SELLING POINTS: * 25 Years - This classic book on ganseys celebrates 25 years. * New Patterns - Included are new patterns for sweaters, mittens, socks and more! Follows the same format of the original book that readers love. * Library Must-Have - New charts, colour photography, and new sources make this classic book a must-have for your knitting library. 200 colour photos; 25 b/w illustrations
Includes bibliographical references (page 186) and index.
This newly revised and updated edition provides more information on the gansey tradition as well as new, modern patterns.