The Nordic Knitting Primer

A Step-by-Step Guide to Scandinavian Colorwork

Kristin Drysdale


Kristin Drysdale, founder of Scandiwork, shares her innovative and approachable method for mastering colourwork knitting. With a family heritage in Denmark and Norway, Kristin is an expert in traditional Scandinavian knitting and has been teaching colourwork to beginners for years. Her clear techniques make it easy for knitters of all levels to create the colourful designs of their dreams. Her unique, friendly instructions talk readers through each step, so achieving impressive results is fun and foolproof.

Beginners won't believe how easy it is to knit up gorgeous, patterned mittens, slippers and hats. More advanced knitters will love creating beautifully ornate yoke sweaters with simple execution. Readers can create snowflakes, swirls, stars and other creative motifs, along with beautiful geometric designs. With a wide range of sizes for adults and patterns for little ones, the whole family can enjoy the trendy yet timeless Scandinavian look.

This is more than a pattern collection – packed with essential techniques and clever tips, it's the ultimate guide to colourwork knitting.


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    230 x 195mm
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    Page Street
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