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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 01 March 2021
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782218203
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 216x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 800
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: £12.99

Nordic Knits for Children

£12.99

15 cosy knits for ages 3 to 9 by Monica Russel

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Book Description

Over a dozen Scandi-inspired garments and accessories to make for boys and girls aged 3 to 9.

Norwegian knitting is loved for its combination of practicality, texture and traditional patterning. In this brand-new book by best-selling knitwear designer and author Monica Russel, there are 15 Nordic-inspired clothes and accessories for children that blend classic Scandi style with fun and functionality!

Beginning with a crash course in essential knitting techniques, create stylish hats, mittens, sweaters, dresses and even a loveable bear in a distinctive Fair Isle design. The garments are designed for children aged 3 to 9 years, with styles ranging from beautifully subtle and textured knits to patterned creations with motifs inspired by classic Nordic knitwear and the Scandinavian landscape.

There are numerous photos of the finished designs, clear written instructions, and every knitted item with colourwork includes a chart with corresponding written instructions.

Whether you're knitting for a special occasion, a holiday, or for day-to-day wear, these are fuss-free patterns that will have you knitting, classic-mod makes for your little one all year round.

Table of Contents

Introduction6

A small history of Nordic knitting7

Yarns & materials8

Tools & equipment10

Techniques12
Tension/gauge12
Knitting abbreviations13
Yarn conversions13
Essential knitting Skills14
Finishing32

Projects38
Selburose Hat & Scarf40
Diamant Flap Hat48
Lite Frø Mittens52
Stort Frø Mittens56
Sjø Leg Warmers60
Fisk Dress64
Knute Cable Slipover72
Hestehov Sweater Dress76
Isbjørn Sweater82
Fisk Purse88
Kors Duffle Jacket92
Otso the Teddy Bear100
Sommer Sweater110
Rød Cable Cardigan116
Røsslyng Yoked Cardigan122

Yarns used128

About the Author

About Monica Russel

Monica Russel is a best-selling Search Press author with over 95,000 books sold throughout the world. She runs a knitting business through her website www.theknitknacks.co.uk, and she designs all her own patterns and knitting kits, which use only natural fibres. She attends many craft and knitting fairs and has had numerous patterns featured in knitting magazines and books.

Monica lives in East Sussex, UK.

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