PieceWork 2015 Collection Download
Enjoy all six issues of PieceWork magazine exactly as they were originally published in 2015! This download is so slick! You get inspiration for knitting, crochet embroidery, and so much more right at your fingertips. You just download a few files and enjoy the ease of navigating through an entire year's worth of PieceWork magazine.
The tradition continues in our ninth annual look at historical knitting. Knit modern interpretations inspired by historical artifacts, including lace dancing socks from Spain, examine sweater traditions from Finland, and learn how a crown prince and his sweater survived World War II.
Special things come in small packages. Sixteen small projects showcase a wide variety of techniques, from knitted flowers to a bead-knitted bag. Five of the projects highlight pincushions.
In the 8th annual lace issue, celebrate the legacy of lace - five generations of women connected by lace, Martha's Lace Mystery, and the magnificence of Valsesian Puncetto needle lace; stunning lace projects round out this issue.
Explore the historical spins and twists of cotton, from the ancient civilizations in Pakistan's Indus River Valley to today. Learn about the traditional scarves with oya from Turkey, the Kogin and Hishi stitches of Japan, and Cluny tatting.
This issue is full of bookish inspiration! Discover Nathaniel Hawthorne's knitting roots, how a quilt is layered into the imaginative retelling of the feud between the Hatfields and McCoys, and lacemaking in 18th-century Italian plays. And we announce the winners of the 2015 Pincushion Contest.
Welcome winter's chill! Throughout time and across the globe, many cultures have traditions that celebrate the change in seasons. Learn about Shaker Christmas traditions, Japanese gift-giving during the Edo Period, the Indian festival of lights, and more winter celebrations from around the world.