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By Cynthia Gravelle Lecount, Loren McIntyre

Потрясающая книга - первое подробное исследование вязальных традиций Перу и Боливии. Здесь вы найдете несколько необычных методов вязания на спицах, схемы более чем для a hundred этнических жаккардов и подробные инструкции к 10 проектам (кошельки, леггинсы, головные уборы).

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