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Book of Fair Isle KnittingBook of Fair Isle Knitting From the southernmost of Scotland's Shetland Islands comes a collection of intriguing knitting patterns and a thorough history of the techniques, designs, and the range and combinations of colors used in these distinctive garments.

Arans and Celtics: The Best of... Knitter's Magazine. The sweaters, jackets, and vests included in this book are designed by a group of the best-known designers in the knitting field. Knitters are introduced to cable techniques with clearly illustrated patterns for knitting updated versions of traditional Aran and Celtic designs. Women's, men's, children's, and unisex sizing and styles are included. These fabulous pieces are made in a variety of fibres, including soft wools, cotton blends, shiny ribbons, and luxury threads.

Knitting Fair Isle Mittens and GlovesKnitting Fair Isle Mittens and Gloves Distinctive Fair Isle mittens and gloves are among the most popular and now you can knit 40 exceptional designs for yourself. Try patterns unique to the Shetland Islands that range from classic, muted colour schemes to colourful contemporary variations. Whether it is the brightly coloured Norwegian Star Mittens or the delicate hues of the Heather Lace Gloves, you will want to make these great-looking projects for yourself and as gifts for family and friends. * Classic Fair Isle designs, with their distinctive snowflake, star, flower and butterfly motifs. * Traditional and modern variations & contemporary colour palettes. * Styles for all the family: mittens for women and bairns, fingerless gloves for teenagers, rugged gloves for working men. * Each pattern has full colour graphs of both sides of the project.

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