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The Complete Book of Traditional Aran…

The Complete Book of Traditional Aran Knitting (1982)

by Shelagh Hollingworth

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Prized around the world in the form of the "Irish fisherman's sweater," Aran knitting features distinctive, highly textured patterns of cables and ropes. Suitable for novices as well as for experienced knitters, this guide offers more than 20 patterns, illustrated by 117 close-up photographs: traditional fisherman's sweater; family sweater, cardigans, and more.

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Explains the history of Aran knitting - and the meaning behind the coded 'messages' woven into the inique knotted patterns of Aran woolen goods and includes more than 20 project patterns for pullovers, cardigans, hats, mitts, shawls and jackets.

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