Knitting Projects and Stories Inspired by Alaska’s Native Knitters.
Qiviut, or musk ox down, is a world-class fiber—luxurious, warm, and lightweight.
People who experience it become obsessed. Qiviut makes perfect hand-knitted lace, as demonstrated by the Alaskan artisans of Oomingmak Musk Ox Producers’ Co-op. This book presents how-tos for knitting and designing lace, projects suited to new as well as experienced lace knitters, yarn sources, and comprehensive cultural background.
A simple step-by-step introduction to knitting and designing lace.
Applicable to any yarn. Fifteen projects, for beginning to intermediate lace knitters. Information about the history and use of qiviut, possibly the world’s most exquisite fiber.
- Paperback: 192 pages
- Black & White
- Publisher: Nomad Press; 1st Paperback Edition edition (August 29, 2006)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0966828976
- ISBN-13: 978-0966828979
- Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 0.4 x 10 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds