6 edition of LATVIAN DREAMS, Knitting From Weaving Charts found in the catalog.
October 1, 2000
by Schoolhouse Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Lizbeth Upitis (Editor), Alvis Upitis (Photographer)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||176|
Knitting: LATVIAN MITTENS AND TRADITIONAL PATTERNS. 5, likes 6 talking about this. This page is dedicated to traditions of knitting Latvian mittens, sharing stories and knowledge behind ers: K. Latvia had lots of crafts - beautiful knitting, intricate weaving, and some spectacular embroidery. There were a lot of vendors set up around town who had very pretty hand made things. However most were modern designs and I was looking for traditional Latvian work.
Kits for many of the mittens in the book are available in the author’s Etsy shop HobbywoolRiga. The book is also available from her shop and in digital form from Interweave Press.. Ieva Ozolina left her role as Chief Financial Officer at a large company in order to pursue her dream of opening a wool and knitting shop, Hobbywool. You searched for: latvian crafts! Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search. No matter what you’re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Let’s get started!
Cricket Looms come with an 8-dent reed (good for worsted weight yarns), but you can expand its capabilities with a whole library of reeds! Coordinate your yarn weight with the reed size or try experimenting with thin yarns in big reeds for loosely woven fabric, or thick yarns in smaller reeds for denser fabric. Choose from 5, 10 and dent reeds for the inch Cricket Loom! I had a Latvian weaving student in a recent class. She lived in Latvia until she was four and then left. She is in her seventies and has been spending half her year there and half of it in the US. There is a community of weavers and a large weaving studio that she works at when she is there.
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While paging through a book of Latvian weaving patterns some years ago, Williams, a nonweaver, was intrigued by the possibilities of using weaving drafts for color pattern knitting. This book offers a combination of beautiful and intricate garment designs, a substantial section on techniques that you won't find elsewhere, and a collection of Latvian weaving patterns in charted form.5/5(9).
The final segment of the book is a terrific collection of charts for stranded or textured knitting. This is where the "Latvian" aspect figures into the art. All of these patterns are based on Latvian weaving patterns.5/5(13).
Latvian Dreams book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Book by Joyce Williams, Williams, Joyce, Upitis, Lizbeth, Upitis, Alvis Start by marking “Latvian Dreams: Knitting from Weaving Charts” as Want to Read: A little derivative of the great collectors of Latvian knitting ways, such as Upitis, and some of the /5.
Known her inventive approach to knitting, Joyce William's Latvian Dreams uses traditional weaving drafts for color pattern knitting. This book offers a combination of beautiful and intricate garment designs, a substantial section on techniques that you won't find elsewhere, and a collection of Latvian weaving patterns in charted ry: Books.
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Everyday low 5/5(9). - Explore laimasellmer's board "Latvian patterns", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Knitting charts, Knitting and Pattern pins. - Explore strikkemarie's board "Latvian knitting", followed by people on Pinterest.
See more ideas about Knitting, Knit mittens and Mittens pattern pins. Some of her most dazzling are here in this book. The charts are intriguing to knit unto themselves, but when you incorporate Joyce's extensive, innovative techniques you will be captivated.
She gives 12 sweaters (including one for a child), plus two gloves and six socks and stockings. The final segment of the book is a terrific collection of charts for stranded or textured knitting. This is where the "Latvian" aspect figures into the art. All of these patterns are based on Latvian weaving patterns.5/5.
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- Explore nhumainguyen54's board "Old Latvian Pattern", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Pattern, Latvian, Inkle weaving pins. Joyce Williams has 29 books on Goodreads with ratings.
Joyce Williams’s most popular book is Sweaters from Camp: 38 Color-Patterned Designs from Meg. This is a pleasure - great pictures, and lots of charts, and good stories about the patterns.
I have read it several times since receiving my copy a few weeks ago. If you are interested in knitting, knitting charts, traditional knitting, gloves and mittens, or Latvia, you'll find this a fun book.
Lizbeth Upitis is truly a master knitter, and her book of extraordinarily beautiful traditional Latvian mittens is a knitter's paradise. With color photographs of 92 mittens and charts, Upitis includes instructions for five specific ry: Books.
Latvian Dreams - Knitting from Weaving Charts. by Joyce Williams 8 1/2" x 11 1/4" Hardcover ( pages)Schoolhouse Press $ Canadian ($ US) For years the author has been stunning other knitters with her beautiful and elegant designs.
Books on Latvian Knitting and textile traditions - part 1 The Baltic states have a rich heritage regarding knitting traditions. The last years it seems to me as if the Estonian tradition has been in focus with lots and lots of inspiring books about knitting.
- from a charted glove pattern, (pg ,) in the book, Latvian Dreams, Knitting from Weaving Charts. - Explore opalchaipeth's board "Latvian traditional dress" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Knitting charts, Mittens pattern and Pattern.8 pins. Latvian knitter Ieva Ozolina is on a mission to get everyone knitting mittens, with her book of Latvian mitten patterns, Knit Like a Latvian.
Mittens play a hugely important role in Latvia’s culture and history. Mittens were given as wedding gifts and the act of making mittens for special occasions still continues today.
Traditionally, every bride-to-be was expected to fill a “hope chest. Outstanding reference!!! This is a well-written detailed book with excellent color/bw photos, as well as color/bw drafts, an English/Latvian glossary, an index, bibliography and miscellaneous last chapter of the book even contains 6 1/2 pages on tablet (card) weaving.
This book is invaluable wouldn't part with it for anything!5/5.