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PieceWork, January/February 2016 Digital Edition

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PieceWork January/February 2016

This tenth annual historical knitting issue includes the amazing story of the "So-Called St. Adalbert's Glove from Prague" - a mystery rolled up in a knitting lesson, and it's just delicious. Thank you, Sylvie Odstrcilová, for sharing it with PieceWork. Over the years, we've included a number of features on knitting for the troops during war. Mimi Seyferth's article "The Women of Pindos" puts the spotlight on a group of women who went way beyond knitting, although they did knit countless pairs of socks, sweaters, balaclavas, and mittens. And these are just two examples of what's in store for you in this issue.

Plus! Find out how to submit your entries for the 2016 PieceWork Contest!

Features and Projects included in this issue:

  • The So-Called St. Adalbert's Glove from Prague: An Early Example of a Knitted Liturgical Glove by Sylvie Odstrcilová
  • The Carnation: A Favorite Motif by Lita Rosing-Schow
  • Carnation Mittens by Lita Rosing-Schow
  • Leg Warmers: Protection in Winter and Summer by Carol Huebscher Rhoades
  • Winter Light Leg Warmers by Carol Huebscher Rhoades
  • 112 Jermyn Street: Edward Standen and Shetland Knitting by Christopher John Brooke Phillips
  • George Curling Hope: A Man in a Woman's World by Lesley O'Connell Edwards
  • Modern Muffatees: Wrist Warmers and Fancy Fingerless Gloves by Lesley O'Connell Edwards
  • The Women of Pindos by Mimi Seyferth
  • Women of Pindos Soldiers' Socks by Mimi Seyferth
  • Andrea's Winter Coat by Andrea Wong
  • Heart in Hand: Buff Mittens for a Child by Joanna Johnson
  • Vermont Carriage Mittens by Donna Druchunas
  • Sister Matthia: Knitter of Mittens by Bonnie Wilker

Order your copy of PieceWork January/February 2016 today!

Author/Designer: Pop Wood Editors