Celebrate the season with handmade traditional Scandinavian decorations.
Christmas markets and celebratory feasts, elves and bells, mulled wine and gingerbread—the holiday season in Scandinavia is steeped in traditions long honored. Now you can welcome that feeling, along with friends and family, into your own home, with this collection of hand-crafted accessories for the tree, the windowsill, holiday place settings, and more. Over a dozen designs inspired by Nordic customs and the natural world are worked in beautifully coordinated colors that can suit any interior. From classic stars and Christmas balls to glittering trumpets and miniature stockings, these wonderfully quick projects are satisfying to make, to hang, and to gift to others.
Inside, you'll find:
- Instructions for all special techniques and stitches, guiding you through increases, decreases, short rows, and more.
- Suggestions for embellishing with embroidery, beads, and shimmering metallic yarns to make every pattern shine its brightest.
- Full-color photographs illustrating every project with ideas for decorative holiday looks and festive arrangements.