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Karin’s Swedish Circles

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Pat Olski Nov 17, 2023 - 2 min read

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Knit a bag inspired by Karin Larsson. Photos by Matt Graves

Karin Bergöö Larsson (1859–1928) was an exuberant and intrepid fiber artist who knit, spun, sewed, wove, and embroidered, most often in her singular, nontraditional manner. Her vision as a trained painter translated into the composition of extraordinary embroidered pieces that featured uncomplicated stitches elevated by her keen sense of color. Her needle art was a focal point in many of the famous paintings by her husband, Carl Larsson (1853–1919).

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