Knitters will delight in these 25 traditional and innovative vest patterns collected from around the world and through the ages. Both functional and decorative, these wonderful projects for men's and women's vests are accompanied by folk stories and regional histories from the country of the design's origin, including Tibet, Scandinavia, Guatemala, Japan, North America, and many others. More than a pattern book, readers will feel connected to the cultures behind the projects as they bring these native crafts to life.
Cheryl Oberle is a freelance designer and knitting instructor based in Denver, Colorado. She received a BA in philosophy and in psychology from the University of Denver, studied art and architecture at Harvard, and did graduate work at Northwestern University. She designs for magazines and yarn companies and has her own line of self-published designs, hand dyed yarns and kits. When she's not knitting, Cheryl can frequently be found touring the country with her husband, Gary, on their Harley Davidson.