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Scottish Highland Knits
     

Scottish Highland Knits

by Sarah Dallas, Wendy Baker, Catherine Tough
 

Scottish tweed yarn, with its soft heathery colors reminiscent of the Scottish Highlands, provides the inspiration for this beautiful collection of 18 knits for men, women, children, and the home. Projects include a cable wrap cardigan, a seed stitch jacket, a simple felted child's cardigan, a delicate and feminine lacy wrapover

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Scottish tweed yarn, with its soft heathery colors reminiscent of the Scottish Highlands, provides the inspiration for this beautiful collection of 18 knits for men, women, children, and the home. Projects include a cable wrap cardigan, a seed stitch jacket, a simple felted child's cardigan, a delicate and feminine lacy wrapover top, and a shrug. Accessories with Scottish flair include Fair Isle socks, gloves, scarves, and some great knits for the home, such as a Fair Isle throw blanket with Fair Isle stripe, Fair Isle chunky cushions, and a patchwork blanket.

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From the Publisher

"This collection of eighteen comfort knits . . . conjures up sweater weather, bigtime."  —Vogue Knitting

"If you've ever wanted to try your hand at knitting Fair Isle sweaters, scarves and the like, Scottish Highland Knits will guide you every step of the way."  —Scottish Life

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570763779
Publisher:
Trafalgar Square
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.39(d)

Meet the Author

Sarah Dallas established the fashion knitwear course at the Royal College of Art and is a senior tutor at the School of Fashion and Textiles. Her designs are sold in major department stores, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Harrods, and Harvey Nichols. She is the author of Sarah Dallas Knitting and Vintage Knits. Wendy Baker is senior designer for Hobbs, a fashion house in London, and a part time lecturer at the Royal College of Art. Catherine Tough has her own knitwear design company. She is the author of Hip Knits.

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