Make your holidays merry with classic knitted Christmas balls from Arne & Carlos
For nearly twenty years, Scandinavian knitting sensations Arne & Carlos have been delighting crafters around the world, using their unique sense of style to translate traditional Scandinavian designs into quirky, colorful, and endlessly fun projects of all kinds. But perhaps the most beloved example of their charm and versatility is the "Christmas ball" a cleverly small-scale and deceptively simple pattern that can be adapted to feature any color or combination of colors, any motif--including wintry classics like snowflakes, bows, and angels, and more ornate Scandinavian-inspired designs--and just right for decorating trees, tables, windows, and more This fan-favorite collection features fast, fun knits perfect for handmade gifts, festive d cor, and sharing the holiday spirit.
55 unique, hand-knit holiday ornaments
Step-by-step instructions, how-to tips, and recommended techniques
Full-color photos, charts, and illustrations
Ideas for using festive motifs in other knitting projects
About the Author
Arne Nerjordet and Carlos Zachrison, Norwegian and Swedish respectively, established Arne & Carlos, a clothing design company, in 2002. Drawing on their traditional Scandinavian influences and their natural environment, they create original and visually striking knitwear. As of 2014, Arne and Carlos are also the authors of multiple handcraft titles, including Easter Knits, Knitted Dolls, Knit-and-Crochet Garden, and Norwegian Knits with a Twist. Their creative base is in the Valdres region of Norway, north of Oslo.