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traditional latvian motifs


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…

How to make a Latvian Twist cuff.

Socktoberfest feature: The Latvian Twist Cuff

How to make a Latvian Twist cuff. I think this is a beautiful detail on socks, and would look equally as lovely on gloves or a hat. For this particular project, I am using 3 colours and a knit 4 twist repeat. You could use whatever colour combination and make your twist longer with more stitches knit inbetween, or shorter with less stitches knit inbetween. The cuff is worked back and forth on long needles (or circs) then switch to your double pointed needles or magic loop and join in the…

Latvian ethnographic symbols.

Latvian ethnographic symbols.

Latvian mittens

Орнаменты для вязания латвийских варежек. Обсуждение на LiveInternet - Российский Сервис Онлайн-Дневников

Цитата сообщения Aelen Прочитать целикомВ свой цитатник или сообщество! Орнаменты для вязания латвийских варежек Орнамент издревле являлся любимым украшением теплых вещей. Милые зверушки, ромбики, растения, даже человечки, отплясы...

Latvian calendar.

Māras loks

Rucava. Latvian mittens

Rucava. Latvian mittens