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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In time scarves evolved from simple patterns and few colours black, natural white, gray to the delicate lacy scarves that many noble ladies desired. A beautiful overview of the Haapsalu Shawl Day is in the tettidesign blog. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Ravelry: Haapsalu rätt / The Haapsalu Scarf – patterns
Haapsalu is a town in Estonia with a rich knitting tradition. Care The finished scarves are hand washed with mild soap in warm water. Views Read Edit View history. There’s something special about a knitted lace shawl.
Haapsalu rätt. The Haapsalu Scarf
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Haapsalu Shawl Treasure of Estonia
Haapsalu shawl or Haapsalu scarf is a knitted lace shawl that originated in the seaside resort town of HaapsaluEstonia during the early 19th century. She blogs mostly in Estonian but occasionally also in English. Get your issues on CD or download your collection today.
A triangular Haapsalu Scarf started from the lace edges of two sides. The women of Haapsalu knitted square scarves to keep warm in winter.
A lace edge is knitted separately and sewn to the main part. It consists of three parts – a center section, a border and an edge, which is knit separately and sewn to the border. Today [ edit ] The Knitters Guild of Haapsalu has preserved the tradition of the knitted lace shawl.
You must be logged in to post a comment. And if you want more patterns then there are two beautiful books more: These shawls are so lovely, with such historical significance.
Baapsalu master artisans knit the shawls so fine that they can be pulled through a ladies’ wedding ring. Patterns with graphed symbols started to be used in s. In Interweave KnitsSpringNancy wrote a tutorial about how to design and knit a Haapsalu shawl. Those early visitors recognized the trademarks of an artisan and bought the shawls as souvenirs and gifts.
Your email address will not be published. The new railway line brought with itself many new vacationers and the steamers visiting Haapsalu harbour spread the word about the scarves and the scarves themselves to other countries beyond Russia. The finished scarves are hand washed with mild soap in warm water. Retrieved from ” https: This is the only kind of Haapsalu scarf that haappsalu not have a sewn on edging.