Fair Isle Knitting: 22 Traditional Patterns from Where the Atlantic Meets the North Sea is a wonderful new book by Carina Olsson. Carina is one of Sweden's leading experts in Fair Isle knitting and the perfect guide for this centuries-old art that we know and love. This new book is a wonderful resource and inspiration for all of us wool lovers. She begins by taking us on a journey to the Shetland Islands through stunning photos and storied writing. Carina also delves into one of the fundamental principles of Fair Isle Knitting: how to choose and combine colors in vivid, organic palettes.
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If you have a Jamieson & Smith 2ply stash or are ready to dive into one, this book is perfect for you. Many of the patterns in Fair Isle Knitting call for this favorite yarn of many Thistlers!