A Shetlander's Fair Isle Graph Book

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€ 29,00 (inclusief 9% btw)
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Dit boek is in het Engels.

From the Shetland Guild of Spinners, Knitters, Weavers, and Dyers.

Through this unique book, knitters are presented with a wealth of hand-drawn color-pattern charts, both Fair Isle and Norwegian. The archival pages (from the 1930s and 1940s) are reproduced from two journals which were used by Shetland knitters who worked for Anderson & Co. The charts are a product of their time; I was fascinated to find, rather than little colored dots in each grid-square, occasional areas of a single color sketched in as one block in crayon. Both the charts and the employment of color are "...classic, authentic Shetland Fair Isle patterns and colourways." Looking at the charts, I imagine I am seeing the motifs directly through the Fair Isle knitter's eye. Lovely! Softcover.

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