The Art of Fair Isle Knitting

The Art of Fair Isle Knitting : The History of Fair Isle Knitting from Folk Craft to Design Phenomenon

4.17 (185 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

List price: US$14.95

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


CONTAINS 2 CDs A beautifully written and scholarly look at the lives and the knitting of women on the tiny Shetland island of Fair Isle. This book traces the development of Fair Isle knitting from it 's beginnings as a folk craft to a world-wide design phenomenon. "A fascinating look at the social, economic and artistic evolution of this centuries-old knitting tradition..." Melanie Falick, author of Handknit Holidays "At last! A book that gives a detailed picture of the history and twentieth century development of Fair Isle garments..." Beth Brown-Reinsel, author of Knitting Ganseysshow more

Product details

  • Audio disc | 2 pages
  • 124.46 x 142.24 x 10.16mm | 90.72g
  • Knitting Out Loud
  • Stockton Springs, United States
  • English
  • 0979607353
  • 9780979607356
  • 2,168,950

About Ann Feitelson

Ann Feitelson is uniquely qualified to bring the art of Fair Isle knitting to life. A frequent visitor to the Shetland Islands where she has gained an intimate understanding of Fair Isle knitting, its history and more

Rating details

185 ratings
4.17 out of 5 stars
5 39% (73)
4 43% (79)
3 14% (26)
2 3% (6)
1 1% (1)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X