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Viking Knits Lasse L. Matberg

Viking Knits By Lasse L. Matberg

Viking Knits by Lasse L. Matberg

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Over 40 all-weather knits for men, women & children.

Viking Knits Summary

Viking Knits: Over 40 Scandi Knits for Men, Women & Children by Lasse L. Matberg

Learn to knit over 40 items for men, women and children with 'The Viking', social media star Lasse L. Matberg.

Lasse L. Matberg comes from a family who, for generations, have been working to create beautiful, quality crafted items by hand - fathers and grandfathers were craftsmen, and mothers and grandmothers often worked hard knitting warm garments for the whole family. Viking Knits is a tribute to good-quality, practical needlework, inspired by the Vikings' warm, all-weather garments.

From tough-wearing sweaters and outerwear to elegant cardigans and jackets, all have been made in a beautiful Scandinavian style. Whether you love traditional, Nordic colourwork patterns and cables, or modern, textured knits, there is something for everyone. Clear instructions are provided for each project, and charts are included where needed.

'I hope this book will inspire you to create something valuable with your hands,' says Lasse L. Matberg. 'Welcome to a knitting book with both tradition and versatility.'

Viking Knits Reviews

Publishers Weekly
This is not up for debate: bearded, golden-haired social media star Matberg looks amazing in a sweater. He shares his knack for creating hand-knitted, all-occasions attire in this attractively illustrated and informative new craft book. The how-to guide offers more than 30 patterns along with detailed instructions to create Scandi knits for men, women, and children, with the designs inspired by Matberg's Viking heritage. Sweaters are divided into categories-knits for the great outdoors, cozy accessories, stylish knitwear-and flagged according to level of difficulty, though aspiring knitters should pick up at least some experience before attempting any of these patterns.

Throughout the book, Matberg mostly models his own creations, clearly demonstrating why he has more than 700,000 followers on Instagram. It's not just his sun-kissed visage. The crisp, colorful photographs show Matberg and company engaged in outdoorsy activities like sitting on a sailboat, wandering dreamily through tall grasses, and nuzzling horses, clad in his appealing knitwear. Matberg's brief descriptions of each sweater are simple yet charming: this sweater is heartwarming in every sense, partly because the pattern looks like little hearts and partly because it's good and warm, he writes of his green, gorgeous Heart Sweater, an exemplar of masculine coziness.

Some garments will stand up to a day of rough outdoor exploration while others are more elegant, and some utilize traditional Nordic patterns while others have a more contemporary feel. Still, Matberg's overarching goal is creating versatile clothing that can be worn in tough and unpredictable climates, as he was born and raised in Norway. From a family of craftspeople-sheet metal workers, shipbuilders, and shoemakers, as well as avid knitters-Matberg celebrates and extends a heritage of creativity, with an online twinkle. This book offers intermediate and experienced knitters an inspiring guide to create eye-catching, durable knitwear that will never go out of style.
--Publishers Weekly, BookLife 10/10/22

A Beautiful book with amazing pictures. I love how the book gets right to the point of the projects and not too much basic knit knowledge. If you buy this book, you know how to knit already and don't need that. Also the projects are beautiful and if you have the skill, you will definitely want to knit the item.
-- The Novel Neighbor Bookstore

Oh my gosh, what a beautiful, useful, well-built book! Patterns are all gorgeous and eye-catching with well written instructions and easy pattern charts for difficult or colorwork stitches. And everything looks like it feels amazing!! I can't wait to cast on my first sweater from this book.
-- Demi Marshall

About Lasse L. Matberg

Lasse L. Matberg enlisted in the Royal Norwegian Navy in 2006 after working as a full-time chef. After graduating as a lieutenant, he now serves as a sports officer in Stavanger, Norway, where he works as a fitness instructor for recruits. Lasse also works part-time as a model.

Lasse has gone on to win the Norwegian reality show, Farm Celebrity, in 2021, and Italian TV show Shall We Dance in 2019. He is known as 'the viking', and under the name @lasselom he has over a million followers on social media.

He was born in Verdal and lives in Stavanger, Norway.

Table of Contents

Preface 7
Yarn 8
Abbreviations 9

Lasse Sweater 12, Power Sweater 18, Synne Sweater - women 24, Fiaba Sweater - women 30

Spark Jacket 36, Spark Sweater - women 40, Spark Sweater - children 44, Heart Sweater 50, Mountaintop Sweater 54, Mountaintop Sweater - women 58, Mountaintop Sweater - children 62, Sailor Sweater 66, Sailor Sweater - children 70, Breeze Sweater 74, Breeze Sweater - women 78, Breeze Sweater - children 82, Saga Sweater 86, Saga Sweater - women 90, Saga Sweater - children 94, Stylish Knitwear 98, Sunburst Sweater - women 100, Moonlight Sweater 104, Knight Jacket 110, Queen Coatigan - women 114, Wave Sweater 118, Midsummer Sweater 122, Papa Sweater 126

The Viking 132, Storm Hoodie 136, Joy Sweater - women 140, Joy Sweater - children 144, Ocean Waves sweater 148, Three Swords Sweater 152, Glima Sweater 156

Brioche Scarf 162, Cuffed Hat and Mittens - for adults and children 164, Rest-and-Sit Mat 168, Breeze Hat - for adults and children 170, Sailor Hat 172, Sailor Hat - children 174, Saga Hat - for adults and children 176, Saga Mat 180, Scarf in the Round 184, Double-brimmed Hat - for adults and children 186

Additional information

Viking Knits: Over 40 Scandi Knits for Men, Women & Children by Lasse L. Matberg
Used - Very Good
Search Press Ltd
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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