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200 Fair Isle Designs
Mary Jane Mucklestone
A comprehensive guide to 200 beautiful Fair Isle designs. From simple one row “peerie” patterns to complex “OXO” motifs, the 200 knitted samples contained in this book will thrill and inspire the knitter, experienced and beginner alike.

Our price: £14.99

A Legacy of Shetland Lace

A collection of 21 stunning projects designed by members of the Shetland Guild of Spinners, Knitters, Weavers and Dyers. While some are strictly traditional others are modernised and the patterns featured have designs planned for all levels of skill and experience.
Our price: £23.99

Alice Starmore’s Book of Fair Isle Knitting
Alice Starmore
Fair Isle is celebrated the world over for its distinctive, stranded-colour knitting, and Alice Starmore is famous for her expertise in designing and instructing knitters in this appealing tradition. Starmore’s richly illustrated guide offers both beginning and advanced knitters a complete workshop in the Fair Isle style. It not only explores the art’s history, patterns and traditional techniques, but also encourages knitters to develop their own creativity.

Our price: £28.49

Fair Isle Knitting Patterns. Reproducing the known work of Robert Wiliamson
Mary Macgregor
Mary Macgregor has collected and faithfully reproduced for the knitter the known Fair Isle work of Robert Williamson.

Robert Williamson (1885-1954) was by all accounts a master of many crafts and an early entrepreneur. He had a real interest in Fair Isle knitting, and was possibly a knitter himself, and collected patterns and printed then in standard exercise books using stencils.
Our price: £11.99

Northern Knits Gifts
Lucinda Guy
Explore the knitscape of the icy shores of Norway and Finland, the brisk nights of Sweden and the Shetland Isles, and the snowy streets of Denmark, Estonia and Iceland. In Northern Knits Gifts, knitwear designer Lucinda Guy continues her exploration of folk knitting traditions in this colourful volume of 20 small projects.
Our price: £15.99

Shetland Textiles 800 BC to the Present
Edited by Sarah Laurenson
Shetland Textiles 800 BC to the Present traces the history of textiles in Shetland through fabrics and garments together with the fibres and tools used to craft them, and the people who made and wore them. It brings together in-depth research with personal memories of local people, illustrated by stunning images.

Our price: £25.00

The Fine Art of Fair Isle Knitting
Hazel Tindall
Shetland's Hazel Tindall has been knitting for over 50 years. In that time she's developed an efficient technique which has gained her the title of "The World's Fastest Knitter".

This instructional DVD follows Hazel as she knits a seamless Fair Isle cardigan from start to finish. She also shares many tips and techniques.
Our price: £25.00

The Magic of Shetland Lace Knitting
Elizabeth Lovick
The Magic of Shetland Lace Knitting is designed to take the novice from their first “yarn over” step by step to complex every-row lace knitting.
Our price: £14.99

The Very Easy Guide to Fair Isle Knitting
Lynne Watterson
Fair Isle knitting may look complicated, but it is really easy to do once you understand the basics
Our price: £12.99