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KNITTING} Purls Forever : The Story and Legacy of 6 Generations of Momen and Their Handcrafted Garments {FIRST EDITION}

Raffino, Jonelle {Author} with Big Al Gruswitz {Designed By}

ISBN 10: 0979201705 / ISBN 13: 9780979201707
Editorial: Anezka Media, Cleveland, Ohio, 2007
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa blanda
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"If ypu have ever given or received a homemade gift, you instantly know that it was made with love. PURLS FOREVER is about those special gifts through the eyes of Jonelle Raffino who introduces you to her family and the bonds that their passion for the needle arts has created. Meet six generations of women whose handcrafted garments tell the story and have become their legacy, their bond, ann defined the history of this war, and endearing family." This book has 85 pages and is profusely illustrated. N° de ref. de la librería 043580

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Título: KNITTING} Purls Forever : The Story and ...

Editorial: Anezka Media, Cleveland, Ohio

Año de publicación: 2007

Encuadernación: Pictorial Softcover

Condición del libro: Fine

Edición: First Edition

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Purls Forever is not your typical knitting pattern book. It is a gathering of warm family stories by wonderful women who knit garments as signs of their love. Jonelle Raffino literally opens her family hope chest filled with beautifully hand-crafted pieces and shares the stories that each family treasure brings to mind. From the earliest piece, an exquisite shawl made by her great-great-grandmother in Italy, this book journeys through six generations of knitting to little finger puppets made by her daughters, as Jonelle teaches them the craft passed on from mother to daughter for so many years. Filled with both humorous and emotional short stories, Purls Forever features family photos of treasured knits both old and new! Each story is accompanied with a pattern for an up-to-date adaptation of those treasured old garments of exceptional quality and design-worthy of becoming family heirlooms in any family. Purls Forever is a true treasure and something every knitter will prize. Purls Forever features: 21 short stories based on various family heirloom garments made by various women in the author's family for over 6 generations Beautiful family photos with various knit or crocheted garments that evoke the memories of the author as she shares the love her family has shown through their handmade garments. Many photos by the author that artfully illustrate both old and new garments 18 patterns of new garment adaptations of the heirloom items in the stories Patterns range from beginner to intermediate level each with clear, step-by-step instructions Baby's and children's clothing Afghans and blankets Shawls, scarves, and sweaters for both men and womenand much more!

About the Author:

Jonelle Raffino is a life long knitter and crochet artist who started SWTC INC , the company who has pioneered earth friendly textiles for hand knitting. Recently featured in Fortune and Entreprenuer magazines, Jonelle continues to promote and excite knitters around the world. She wrote this book as a tribute to family and to remind us all of the value and love of handmade things.

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