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The Saltwater Series
The Saltwater Series
The Saltwater Series
The Saltwater Series
The Saltwater Series

The Saltwater Series

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Choose from three Saltwater books, the beloved series that captures traditional knitting styles from Newfoundland and uses Briggs and Little yarn!

About Saltwater Classics:

From the tips of your toes to the top of your head, Saltwater Classics will keep you toasty warm with beautiful hand-knitted hats, mitts, gloves, socks and vamps.

As their follow-up to the best-selling Saltwater Mittens, Christine LeGrow and Shirley A. Scott have collected and expertly recreated some of Newfoundland's best loved knitwear. Along the way, they've sprinkled in a hefty dose of their own creative flair in presenting stunning patterns you'll never see anywhere else. From salt-and-pepper caps to boot socks, and from trigger mitts to vamps (slippers), this book has something for everyone. All patterns are rated by difficulty and clearly presented for today's knitters.

The dozens of color photographs will inspire you to make your own bold color choices--and encourage you to go outside and face the elements in your new cozy pieces. Featuring tips, tricks, and tales, Saltwater Classics is a book for everyone.

About Saltwater Mittens:
"Woollen mittens have long been a Newfoundlander’s best friend. The warmer the better. In a quirky climate of freeze, thaw, blow, and drizzle, good mittens made all tasks easier—to split birch, hammer a nail, gut a fish, draw and haul water, hang clothes on a line, shoot a seabird, or snare a rabbit. Social life, too, always required the finest mittens and gloves. This continues today."

Authors Christine LeGrow and Shirley Scott have delighted lovers of traditional wool with their latest book about colorwork mittens. 

About Saltwater Socks:

This eagerly awaited volume focuses on family socks that promise to amaze, from delicate Nighty Night Sleep Socks to sturdy Bell Island Tickle Vamps and iconic Puffin and Whale play socks for youngsters. Coordinating hats, gloves and fingerless mittens rooted in traditional design complete this exploration of contemporary Atlantic outdoor style. Detailed instructions and lavish photographs will appeal to readers and knitters of all ages and abilities.

With Saltwater Socks, fourth in the Saltwater Knitsseries, readers will find designs inspired by Newfoundland's traditional knitting patterns. This book highlights the island's culture through innovative photography, anecdotes, and stories.

Vogue Knitting described the Saltwater series as "elegant," while noting the outstanding quality and creativity of the books.

 

About the Author

 

Christine LeGrow is the owner of Spindrift, which offers a unique collection of handknits in the tradition of Newfoundland.

Shirley Anne Scott is a mitten designer who specializes in combining history with knitting. She loves to re-create heritage garments, ensuring that the craft skills of our worthy ancestors are not lost.