The Art of Fair Isle Knitting

Overview

Ann Feitelson applies ardent dedication to her research. She leads readers through the history of Fair Isle knitting to an examination of the style's techniques, explicating not only the unique colorways and patterns, but such valuable details as ways to hold the yarn. An accomplished knitter herself, Feitelson presents twenty-three original Fair Isle designs, and encourages readers to create their own. A chapter on math is both easy to follow and invaluable for planning sizes and patterns, while a glossary of ...
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Overview

Ann Feitelson applies ardent dedication to her research. She leads readers through the history of Fair Isle knitting to an examination of the style's techniques, explicating not only the unique colorways and patterns, but such valuable details as ways to hold the yarn. An accomplished knitter herself, Feitelson presents twenty-three original Fair Isle designs, and encourages readers to create their own. A chapter on math is both easy to follow and invaluable for planning sizes and patterns, while a glossary of Shetland knitting terms links a way of life that is largely gone with the knowledge and skills that The Art of Fair Isle Knitting helps to preserve.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781467618885
  • Publisher: Knitting Out Loud
  • Publication date: 1/20/2012
  • Format: MP3 on CD

Table of Contents

Introduction 6
History 11
Techniques 53
Color 71
Math 95
Original Patterns 101
Glossary of Shetland Terms 177
Sources of Supply 179
Bibliography 181
Index 182
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