Description. Haapsalu a small town in Estonia, has become widely known all over the world for its hand-knit lacy scarves and shawls. Thanks to the almost two . Nov 24, Haapsalu shawl – over years old Estonian traditional lace shawl. Always knitted with fine wool or merino(cobweb), so you can pull the shawl. What are the characteristics of a true Haapsalu scarf, how did it all start about years ago and what are the modern developments.

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The ethereal quality is so feminine, and there’s a connection to the past, both in the knitting and the wearing. There is much more to these shawls than meets the eye. In order to post comments, please make sure JavaScript and Cookies are enabled, and reload the page. I love these bits of historical knitting lore, haasalu I find so many of them in the Beyond the Basics feature haspsalu Interweave Knits. This Estonia -related article is a stub.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: In Interweave KnitsSpringNancy wrote a tutorial about how to design and dcarf a Haapsalu shawl. Designer Nancy Bush is synonymous with knitting lace shawls, especially Estonian shawls.


The bind-off for a lace edge that was picked up and knitted gaapsalu a center is worked with two strands held together. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

Haapsalu rätt. The Haapsalu Scarf – Saara Kirjastus

Get all of the issues from in one collection! This page was last edited on 9 Septemberat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It was truly informative. An older variation is to make the increases on the wrong side of the work and knit them together through the back loop on the right side.

Haapsalu scarf – Artanis Wedding Lace

There’s something special about a knitted lace hazpsalu. Examples of this art can be seen by virtual tour of the Haapsalu Shawl Museum. There are some techniques that are haapsalj to know, as well. The regaining of independence in brought with itself many changes and UKU was closed. So feel free to write to me artanis[at]artanisweddinglace. In a group of knitters was employed by the craft cooperative UKU who started to make the scarves in a traditional way.

Later the Haapsalu shawl became known in Germany and Scandinavia and were sometimes displayed at exhibitions.


Nupps are made up of 5, 7, or 9 stitches. Description [ edit ] A traditional Haapsalu shawl is a rectangle measuring x to x cm square. The main part consists of a fine-patterned openwork section surrounded by a narrow band of pattern separating it from a border pattern that is surrounded by a garter-stitch border.

Haapsalu shawl

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It consists of three parts – a center section, a border and an edge, which is knit separately and sewn to the border. Haapsalu is a town in Estonia with a rich knitting tradition. Those same spas are in operation today.

Typically 7 stitches are used with fine- to medium-weight yarns, 5 stitches for thicker yarns, and 9 stitches for the finest yarns. Clothing stubs Estonia stubs Estonian culture Shawls and wraps Haapsalu.