Inspired by the richly decorated interiors of medieval churches in Sweden, this sumptuous collection of 20 original knitwear designs includes sweaters, vests, jackets, scarves, and gloves for women, men, and children, all graced with the delicate swirling vines, detailed borders, and striking motifs characteristic of the Middle Ages in Scandinavia. Full-color photos provide a fascinating glimpse into the creative and religious history of Sweden; step-by-step instructions and thorough diagrams allow knitters to make these brilliant works of art new again.
stunning brocade and swirling vine patterns with embellished borders
North Pomfret, Vt. : Trafalgar Square ; Bath : Manning Partnership [distributor], c2012.
128 p. :,ill. (some col.), map ;,29 cm.
Translation of: Maskor och Medeltid.
"[Twenty] original knitwear designs; sweaters, vests, jackets, scarves, and gloves; patterns for women, men, and children; step-by-step instructions and diagrams; gorgeous color photographs of projects and period frescoes; descriptions of techniques, yarns, and sizing; a brief history of Swedish church paintings and textiles"--P.  of cover.
15 53 118 133
Statement of Responsibility:
Anna-Karin Lundberg ; [translation, Carol Huebscher Rhoades]
Includes bibliographical references (p. 128).
In English, translated from the Swedish.
Knitting Sweden Patterns.
Textile fabrics, Medieval Sweden.
Decoration and ornament, Medieval Sweden.
Textile fabrics, Medieval
Decoration and ornament, Medieval