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Peruvian Figure Purse Elements to Knit

Ann Budd adapted the hat, a hand, a leg, and the cape from a male figure purse, or monedero.

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Threads of Tradition: The Story of the Green Family’s Wedding Veil

By incorporating the tradition of using Mary Elizabeth Mulligan’s veil in wedding celebrations through the generations, the Green family enjoyed and honored the lace and gained some wonderful memories.

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The Crown Prince’s Sweater

Knit a sweater from the January/February 2015 issue that was inspired by one worn by Crown Prince Harald of Norway when his family fled the Nazis in 1940.

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Golden Flower Shawl to Knit

This circular shawl with a chrysanthemum as the main motif, from the September/October 2017 issue, is Katrina's tribute to this brilliant film.

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Leicester Hat and Mitts

Knit this charming set from the Spring 2020 issue of PieceWork. The yarn features fiber from a historic sheep breed.

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Two-Color Norwegian Gloves

These gloves were inspired by a pair with similar patterning in the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum in Decorah, Iowa. Coordinating the colored pattern with the glove shaping makes this a challenging project.

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The Tam O’Shanter

This charming tam o’shanter from the January/February 2017 issue of PieceWork makes a special gift. The body is worked in a Fair Isle pattern, and the tam gets its distinctive shape when it is washed and blocked.

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Portuguese Socks from Serra D’Ossa

Andrea Wong’s miniature Portuguese stocking, from the January/February 2017 issue of PieceWork, is based on socks in the classic style of those from Serra D’Ossa, Portugal.

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A Haapsulu Lace Pelerine to Knit

Nancy Bush’s circular capelet is a different shape from a traditional knitted-lace shawl or scarf from Haapsalu, but this modern interpretation still includes the iconic nupps.