Faroe Island Knits Svanhild Strøm and Marjun Biskopstø

Faroe Island Knits

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Over 50 Traditional Motifs and 25 Projects from the North Atlantic

The Faroe Islands, a far-flung archipelago lying halfway between Norway and Iceland, have a rich and longstanding knitting tradition—knitting was once one of their largest export industries, as well as a dearly-loved pastime. Now, inspired by this bountiful heritage, knit designer Svanhild Strøm and her mother Marjun Biskopstø have brought contemporary style and classic Faroese motifs together in this striking collection of all-new patterns. 52 traditional Faroese designs come to life on hats, sweaters, ponchos, slippers, and more, in a unique and eye-catching trove for any knitter with an interest in the twists, turns, and hidden treasures of Nordic knitting history.

Author: Svanhild Strøm and Marjun Biskopstø
Format: Hardcover
Total Page Count: 224
Illustrations: 96 colore photos, color charts & diagrams
ISBN: 978-1-57076-863-7