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Shetland Wool Week Annual 2017

Shetland Wool Week Annual 2017

£18.00

The Shetland Wool Week Annual 2017 edition is packed with exclusive patterns, fascinating essays, interviews with top knitters and glorious photography take in Shetland’s historic capital, Lerwick. 

 

Patterns include:

SWW 2017 Patron Gudrun Johnston’s Bousta Beanie; Donna Smith’s Addie’s Scarf; Terri Malcolmson’s Triple Tone Circular Scarf; Wilma Malcolmson’s Vermeer Cushion; Outi Kater’s Rosepath Sweater; Ella Gordon’s Tveir Fingerless Mittens; Marie Wallin’s Fetlar Scarf; Elizabeth Johnston’s Shoormal Neck Shawl; Di Gilpin’s Geo Snood; Julia Billings’ Sea Thrift Mitts; Jen Arnall-Culliford’s Sumburgh Hat; Carol Christiansen’s Churchill Pattern.

Essays include Roslyn Chapman extraordinary stories of some historic Shetland knitters, all male; Douglas Sinclair writes about Shetlander Arthur Anderson who founded the P&O shipping line and championed the isles’ textile industry; a fascinating insight into Shetland knitwear designer Victoria Gibson whose career spans five decades; and Carol Christiansen on rooing, an almost lost method of producing the best wool for hand spinning.

Extraordinary illustrations, a selection of book reviews and some personal insights into the lives of the isles’ top knitters. Get your copy quickly, it’s bound to be in short supply.

116 pages