Fair Isle Weekend
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Fair Isle Weekend takes you on an exciting trip to Fair Isle, a windswept island in Shetland, famous for its traditional colorwork knitting. During her many trips to Fair Isle, Mary Jane has been fascinated and inspired by the island’s rich textile traditions, learning about Fair Isle knitting by looking at old textiles and sharing stories and knowledge around a cup of tea. Now, she has created a gorgeous collection of designs which she would take with her for a weekend trip to Shetland when a carry-on bag is all you take with you.
From the author:
“So I invite you to join us, this small band of traveling friends, sharing a little glimpse of the isle from my outsider’s perspective. I offer you a small collection in my own style of Fair Isle knitting, which I hope honors the tradition, even though my work isn’t especially traditional.”
About the Book:
This hardcover book contains 8 beautiful colorwork patterns ranging from small projects like wristlets to yoked sweaters. It includes: 2 sweaters, 1 vest, 2 hats, 1 cowl, 1 pair of fingerless mitts, and 1 pair of wristlets.
- 104 pages
- Languages: English and Finnish (2 different versions)
- Hardcover, banner
- Weight: approx. 570 g / 1.3 lb
- Size: 190 x 225 x 14 mm.
- Print only, no digital download code available.
- Printed in Latvia.
Book scheduled to arrive and ship to you mid-November.