These vibrantly patterned sweaters come from Canada's acclaimed Philosopher's Wool Company, known best for their distinctive color palettes and two-handed Fair Isle method. Sixteen sophisticated sweater patterns feature stunning stars, stained glass, garden patches, and fractured diamonds, plus the popular "Color Your Own" pattern.
- Discover a remarkably simple Fair Isle technique that uses circular needles and four simple stitches
- Read about the history of The Philosopher's Wool Company, from building their traditional-style farmhouse to dyeing their own wool and designing their Fair Isle patterns
- Learn Philosopher's Wool's trademark technique for transforming pullovers into cardigans with a pair of scissors and a few simple snips
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I keep recommending this book to knitters and non-knitters alike. The introduction is a great treatise on living the simple life, and learning to generate an income from your land.
Wonderful book. Learn how to knit sweaters that are easy to make. Easy instructions to follow.