2 edition of Origin of the "Isle of Aran" knitting designs. found in the catalog.
Origin of the "Isle of Aran" knitting designs.
Heinz Edgar Kiewe
The other books on the subject seemed to be aimed at people who already knit and [it] is the only one I read for pleasure, not just for patterns." -- Gordon Reid, "For years knitters have been pining for the return of Michael Pearson's lovely book, Traditional Knitting, complete with historical notes, charts, photos and /5(43). The definitive guide to the ever-popular Irish Aran sweater, Starmore's highly sought after book returns in a revised and expanded version. It encompasses a history of Aran knitting; a complete workshop in technique, pattern, and design; 60 charted patterns including the original edition's 14 designs, plus a new garment. Color photographs depict finished caps, sweaters, .
- Explore buggsbooks's board "aran knitting", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Knitting, Knitting patterns and Pattern pins. By the s, Aran knitting was being sold to tourists in cities such as Dublin, helped by a campaign by the owner of Art Needlework Industries in Oxford, and it soon became known worldwide. Vogue Knitting published an Aran pattern in and the design became popular in the United States. Although Aran knitting can now be done by machine.
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Our Aran Knitting project began in May The planned book was a major, multi-faceted undertaking – a complete step-by-step “how-to” workshop on knitting cables, including a dramatic new step; a design section that would take Aran knitting in completely new directions, and a history section that would tell a story yet untold.
They are knit with aran weight yarn and so are probably the quickest to knit of the projects in this book. The Family Aran (sized for the family) is a fairly standard aran cardigan, but some of the other designs are more original, such as the Aran Jacket With Lace Panels and the Aran Jacket With Blackberry Stitch (also features interesting /5(20).
The definitive guide to designing and knitting in the Irish Aran tradition, this highly sought after book returns to print after a decade's absence in a revised and expanded version. The author of many knitting classics, Alice Starmore is internationally renowned as a knitwear designer and an expert on knitting technique.
In this guide, she presents a fascinating history of Aran knitting. THE book on Aran knitting. It's not a pattern book, exactly, but a history and reference book on Aran knitting that also happens to include some patterns (which are lovely, by the way, though definitely not beginner knits).
She opens with a dissertation of sorts on the Aran, debunking some myths as she goes/5. In her book “Aran Knitting,” (and I’m using the expanded edition of ), Starmore said when the Aran sweaters became very popular in the s, the knitters on the Aran Islands couldn’t Author: Pamela Mackenzie.
The author of many knitting classics, Alice Starmore is internationally renowned as a knitwear designer and an expert on knitting technique. In this guide, she presents a fascinating history of Aran knitting and an analysis of the traditional style, in addition to a complete workshop in technique, pattern, and design/5().
The Creation of the Meaningful Stitch Myth The meanings that are generally attributed to Aran stitches have several origins: An article written in by a German man called Heinz Keiwe, who never visited Aran, never met anyone who knit a sweater and simply made up the meanings.
My husband loves history, and I was curious about the history and tradition in Aran knitting and more specifically the Inishmore sweater design. I started doing research on it and decided that it would be a nice addition to the Christmas package.
The story and the history behind the Inishmore design and Aran knitting. Fair Isle knitting originated on the remote island of Fair Isle, one of the Shetland islands in Scotland. The intricate patterns that originated there is famous around the world. Fair Isle designs are complicated and often very colorful.
The traditional motifs have a long past and each knitter had their own interpretation. 4 Feb - Explore kimwebster's board "Aran knitting patterns" on Pinterest.
See more ideas about Knitting, Knitting patterns and Aran knitting patterns pins. The book is a little bit of a letdown if you compare it with other books on the same author does explains the maths involved,but it is finished within 4 rest of the book consists of projects if you want some old aran sweater patterns,that are sure shot without any mistakes, go ahead with this by: 3.
60 charted patterns. Includes 14 original Alice Starmore designs, and celtic knotwork. This book has been reprinted: Aran Knitting, New & Expanded Edition () Hardcover published in January by Interweave Press. Books dedicated to the fascinating history of knitting and its use in a variety of cultures.
Basket. 0 x item(s) Historical Knitting Books. A Stitch in Time 2. £ Alice Starmore's Aran Knitting. £ Alice Starmore's Book of Fair Isle Knitting. £ Estonian Knitting. £ Estonian Knitting 2: Socks and Stockings. £ The first Aran knitting pattern was published in the s by Patons of England.
It was supplied by O’Maille’s shop in Galway. Vogue followed in As demand grew, companies started supplying the island women with needles and wool. Aran Knitting also offers 14 original designs by the author, with complete instructions and charts. A lifelong resident of the island that inspired the style, Starmore examines the historical background of Aran knitting, including recently discovered material on island history /5(16).
Aran knitting patterns are heavily textured knitting patterns which are named after the Aran Islands, which are located off the west coast of Ireland from County Galway and County Clare. The patterns are knitted into socks, hats, vests, scarves, mittens, afghans, pillow covers,  and, most commonly, sweaters.
Vawn Corrigan dates the adult Aran gansey as we know it today to when the first one was commissioned by social reformer Muriel Gahan. The first commercially available Aran knitting patterns were published in the s by Patons of England.
Michael Pearson's Traditional Knitting is an new and expanded edition of a book that was first released in In this book, Michael Pearson travels through the knitting communities of the British Isles, investigating the knitting traditions of each community/5.
Aran sweaters, hats and scarves are a popular purchase in Ireland, with their fascinating history and intricate patterns.
But it is a case of buyer beware, as not all Aran is created equal. A lot of misinformation surrounds the history of Aran knitting - it is a wonderful craft, but not as ancient a one as many people believe.
Discusses the history and traditions of Aran Knitting with wonderful patterns. Alice Starmore’s designs are favorited by many knitters. The designs Missing: isle of Aran. PDF - 12 Family Designs of Aran Cardigan, Jacket, Sweater, Pullover, Jumper, Coat, Cap, Mitts Patons Book Vintage Knitting Pattern Neandercol 5 out of 5 stars () $ Aran: Free Patterns In this section, you can find free Aran knitting patterns.
Our directory links to free knitting patterns only. But sometimes patterns that were available for free become pay-walled later.
Patterns can also be moved or taken down.He is a virtuoso designer creating complex Aran and Fair Isle sweaters, colourful mittens and gloves using traditional Nordic knitting techniques, and delicate Shetland style lace. His books include New Style of Heirloom Knitting and Vintage Knitting in Tradition (out of print but well worth seeking out).