Traditions Revisited by Aleks Byrd

Embark on a journey into the beautiful world of Estonian knitting. Through the pages of Traditions Revisited, knitwear designer, Aleks Byrd introduces us to her own heritage and Estonia’s love for handicraft. Estonian knitting is a celebration of techniques and embellishments, such as Roosimine and Estonian Braids, which are acknowledged through a series of modern knit designs, each with their own part of Alek’s story to tell.
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Accompanied by hand drawn illustrations by Aleks herself, Traditions Revisited reveals 19 beautifully crafted knitwear designs which seamlessly blend her Estonian heritage with modern trends. Patterns feature both written and chart instructions, plus Aleks provides detailed, illustrated tutorials for 5 traditional Estonian knitting techniques

A special kind of book that offers something new and exciting to knitters old and new. With fresh, new techniques to learn and so many accessible and wearable designs to knit, this is a book you will return to over and over for many years to come. 

Traditions Revisited contains 19 knitting patterns including:

  • 10 sweaters
  • 1 cardigan
  • 1 dress
  • 1 vest
  • 1 shawl
  • 1 cowl
  • 1 hat
  • 1 pair of socks
  • 1 pair of fingerless mitts
  • 1 pair of mittens

About Aleks Byrd

Aleks, whose roots are in Estonia, Canada and the USA, is a knitwear designer based in Bath, UK. In addition to knitwear design, she works as an illustrator and teaches Estonian knitting techniques around the world. In her designs, tradition and Aleks’ own, graphic style meet. With her book, Aleks wants to make traditional Estonian techniques accessible to everyone. At the same time, she builds a bridge between Estonian knitters and the international knitting community.

For UK delivery, we use Royal Mail’s Tracked 24 and Tracked 48 services. Provided goods are in stock, every effort will be made to dispatch your order the next day during shop opening hours, 1-3 days when the shop is closed.

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About Baa!

Since February 2018, Baa! has been a bubbling hub of all things woolly, building a lively and lovely community of knitters and crocheters alike, united by a love for exquisite yarns, and a diverse selection of quality workshops. Based in our wee shop in the heart of Stonehaven, Scotland, we sell knitting and crochet supplies for beginners and experts.

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