By Marcia Lewandowski

ISBN-10: 1579909531

ISBN-13: 9781579909536

With those appealing ethnic styles from the Andes, knitters not just extend their layout repertoire, they actually knit a reference to different cultures. The extraordinary collection of 25 initiatives comprises brilliant baggage and different add-ons in accordance with the wealthy traditions of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, and Peru. Knit fingerless mittens and a handbag from Peru’s Ollantaytambo area. a perfectly practical Argentinean felt bag suits round the waist and is ideal for containing cash and different small assets; an identical hat makes for an enticing ensemble. Or try out creating a stylish and easy Chilean striped bag and shawl, or an lovely Bolivian handbag within the form of a llama. each bankruptcy bargains attention-grabbing proof concerning the Andean humans, historical past, and tradition, too.

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Put these on 2 needles, on a 3d needle cast on 7 stitches, join and knit once around, in each of next 3 rounds narrow 1 of the 7 stitches, arrange the stitches evenly on 3 needles, knit two inches, then narrow at end of each needle until you have 6 remaining, put these on 2 needles and bind off. Continuing with the hand, pick up the 7 stitches cast on at base of thumb, knit to the base of the little finger, and divide the stitches on 2 needles, or, if more convenient, take them off on a twine. For the little finger: Take 8 stitches from back needle and 8 from front, and cast on 6 stitches, knit once around plain, narrow off 1 of the 6 stitches in each of next 5 rounds, knit 2 inches, narrow 1 stitch at end of each needle until 6 stitches remain, put these on 2 needles and bind off.

As the gloves are right and left, care must be taken in starting the thumb so that both will not be for the same hand. On the left-hand glove the thumb is started at right of the stripe, on the right-hand glove at the left of stripe. Begin thumb with widen, knit 1, widen; knit 3 rows as usual, then widen, knit 3, widen; continue in this way until you have widened the thumb to 17 stitches. Put these on 2 needles, on a 3d needle cast on 7 stitches, join and knit once around, in each of next 3 rounds narrow 1 of the 7 stitches, arrange the stitches evenly on 3 needles, knit two inches, then narrow at end of each needle until you have 6 remaining, put these on 2 needles and bind off.

1. Knit plain. 2. With white, knit 4, over, knit 3, * slip, narrow and bind, knit 3, over, knit 1, over, knit 3; repeat from * to end of row. 3. Purl. 34 Handbook of Wool Knitting and Crochet Repeat last 2 rows three times; with color knit 2 rows; with white repeat 2d and 3d rows twice, and again knit 2 rows plain with color and 2 rows plain with white. With white knit 14 rows of single rib (knit 1, purl 1). With color knit 2 rows plain; then with white knit 8 rows in single rib; repeat the last 10 rows, and again knit 2 rows plain, with color.

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