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Alicia Grayson
Lovely Latvian mitten patterns - not actual knitting patterns just the image here unfortunately because I want to make them all. So pretty. Knitting Charts, Knitting Stitches, Knitting Designs, Knitting Projects, Hand Knitting, Knitting Patterns, Beading Patterns, Color Patterns, Mittens Pattern

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Pretty sure these are Latvian - 'Raksti' is Latvian for patterns... - mitten color work fair isle

Hungarian Embroidery Stitch Latvian embroidery patterns typical for folk costume blouses and denoting the area in which this pattern is used. Hungarian Embroidery, Folk Embroidery, Learn Embroidery, Vintage Embroidery, Embroidery Stitches, Embroidery Patterns, Cross Stitch Borders, Cross Stitching, Cross Stitch Patterns

Holiday eye-candy

I recently reconnected with a friend. I took some classes with lin back in the 80s (it amazes me how much time has passed!) Russian display towels and the goddess motif, a sampler of motifs from the eastern Mediterranean, a traditional Palestinian motif. In a bit of serendipity, I came across some of these pieces in my ufo pile around the same time lin found this blog and wrote me. She stitches and gardens, both with an intensity I admire. Her embroideries tend to be complex and fine counted…

Lapas - Rokdarbu grāmatas un dažādas shēmas - Galerija - Cimdu raksti - draugiem. Fair Isle Knitting Patterns, Knitting Machine Patterns, Knitting Charts, Knitting Stitches, Knitting Designs, Motif Fair Isle, Fair Isle Chart, Mochila Crochet, Tips & Tricks

Cimdu raksti - Rokdarbu grāmatas un dažādas shēmas lietotāju foto galerijas – lielākākā fotogrāfiju krātuve Latvijā.

latvian ornament Knitting Charts, Knitting Stitches, Baby Knitting, Knitting Patterns, Tapestry Crochet Patterns, Embroidery Patterns, Cross Stitch Patterns, Knitted Mittens Pattern, Graph Design


I was thinking about graphic design in a relationship with my cultural background and thought what would be Latvia's graphic language? It wasn't hard to realise that all the old traditional ornaments were the most crucial part of visual communication for centuries and were around in all applications. Starting from clothes to ceramic and even on the buildings. In the past decades it's all sort of disappearing and only gets seen very rarely on special national festivals when the traditional…

Estonian, Latvian, or Lateral Braid Edging or decorative braid on knitting. Knitting Help, Knitting Stiches, Knitting Videos, Crochet Stitches Patterns, Crochet Videos, Stitch Patterns, Knitting Patterns, Crochet Quilt, Knit Crochet

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