Fair Isle Knitting

Product Number: EB00797339
Released: Dec 04, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780486145464
Publisher: Dover Publications
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Description

Boasting intricate geometric patterns and rich, natural colors, the knits of Fair Isle have roots in the fashions of Viking invaders, Norwegian immigrants, and Spanish sailors. In this treasury of authentic designs, Sarah Don introduces readers to the basic techniques and materials needed to create this form of patterned knitting, and provides practical advice on the use of color, repeats, circular needles, fitting, grafting, after-care, and much more. Enjoy: - 28 traditional Fair Isle knit designs - Simple instructions for creating 13 authentic garments, from jumpers and pulloversto scarves and mittens - Easy-to-follow patterns, charts, and layouts Projects include distinctive designs for men, women, and children, and are perfect for beginners as well as more advanced knitters.

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Author(s): Sarah Don
Original Publish Date: Oct 10, 2012

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