Portuguese Knitting by Rosa Pomar
In this beautiful book Rosa Pomar gives us a detailed account of Portugal’s rich knitting history spanning from the 14th century to our days. Looking at various traditional garments and their significance amongst regional communities she reveals the incredible diversity of Portuguese knitwear.
Through well illustrated tutorials Rosa teaches you the basics of Portuguese knitting – a style of knitting in which the yarn goes from the needles all the way around the neck of the knitter before being placed in the right hand. To help you practising these new techniques this book comes with a collection of 20 gorgeous patterns based on traditional designs.