Fair Isle and Colourwork
Inspired by traditional Norwegian knitwear, these designs for holiday ornaments integrate the old with the new.
Walk through the seasons with Dee Hardwicke, knitting as you go youll gain the confidence and techniques needed to create your very own intarsia heirloom quilt to pass down through the generations.
Autumn Tam pattern by Sandy Blue using 10 shades of Jamiesons Shetland Spindrift yarn.
You can never have too many mittens - but with 45 unique and creative patterns to choose from, you might get pretty close! Jorid Linvik's Big Book of Knitted Mittens includes dozens of patterns in multiple sizes, for children and adults - for the romantic and traditionalist, the cat lover and the rock star. The designs are thoroughly explained with clear diagrams and full-color photos, so even those without much knitting experience will be able to try their hands at making their own beautiful knitted mittens. Jorid Linvik also shares all kinds of handy tips on mitten knitting, as well as guidance when it comes to choosing needles and yarn - plus inspiration and encouragement to create new patterns of your own!
Brooklime is a striking stranded colourwork hat using 3 shades of our lovely Pip Colourwork. You will need 1 ball of each shade. Why not throw in a 4th shade for an epic pom pom? Named after the British native wildflower Brooklime- a low-creeping perennial with spreading stems and is a plant of shallow standing pretty blue flowers.
With its beautiful photography, engaging writing, and signature hand-knit designs, Colours of Shetland will inspire you with the varied shades and hues of Britain’s most Northerly isles.
The artist and designer Dee Hardwicke finds endless inspiration in the natural world and is renowned for her beautiful ceramics, stationery and knits. Now Dee’s latest book, Colourwork Knits, features her first knitwear collection, with stunning designs inspired by nature
Over 250 colour work designs to knit.
Easy Fair Isle Knits, a collection of simple colour work patterns for accessories and the home by Martin Storey.
Exploring Colour in Knitting is packed with all the guidance and advice you will need to start to combine colours in your knitting with confidence. Emma and Sarah explore how Fairisle and Intarsia effect colour relations from traditional patterns through to modern interpretations and there’s a section on using colour embellishments such as beads, sequins and edgings. Brimming with essential advice and ideas this invaluable book is the last word on colour knitting.
Beloved Scandinavian craft design duo Arne & Carlos are celebrating 15 years of Christmas balls, Easter eggs, scarves, hats, socks, slippers, sweaters, jackets, and so much more and you're invited! This beautiful book brings together 70 of Arne & Carlos' favourite patterns, from 55 Christmas Balls to Knit to Field Guide to Knitted Birds, and everything in between plus 15 brand-new designs you've never seen before. Dive into the eye-catching colours, delightful charm and endless inspiration with this ultimate Arne & Carlos collection!
An invaluable guide for anyone wishing to master the art of knitting double.
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