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Beaded Wrist Warmers from Lithuania – Baltic Tradition

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63 Knitting Patterns in the Baltic Tradition

“Beaded wrist warmers are a vital, beloved, and beautiful part of Lithuanian traditional costume.

Patterns: Over 100 patterns | Not charted
Softcover: 200 pages
Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1570769044
ISBN-13: 978-1570769047
Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.5 x 8.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds

5 in stock

SKU: BdWrstWrmrLith-Book Category:

Description

As a member of a group of artists dedicated to classic Lithuanian dance and music, Irena (author) wore them during performances. When she decided to explore the roots of these knitted accessories, Irena found they were a fascinating part of the regional history and culture of Lithuania. The results of her journey have now been brought together in a compilation of beaded knitting patterns that spans centuries, dialects, and multiple museum collections.

Irena shares over 60 designs organized according to their place of origin within the current and historical borders of Lithuania. Projects are presented with straightforward instructions and easy-to-follow charts, along with full-color photographs of sample wrist warmer pairs. In addition, readers will find thoroughly researched discussions of the origins of wrist warmers in each region, a catalog of further historical examples of the craft, and personal accounts shared by local contributors.”

 

Additional information

Weight .0212 oz
Dimensions 9 × 8.5 × 0.9 in