The Art of Fair Isle Knitting

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

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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
  • 2,127,765

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 practitioners.show more

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