Shetland Wool Week Annual 2017
The Shetland Wool Week Annual 2017 edition is packed with exclusive patterns, fascinating essays, interviews with top knitters and glorious photography take in Shetlandís historic capital, Lerwick.
SWW 2017 Patron Gudrun Johnstonís Bousta Beanie; Donna Smithís Addieís Scarf; Terri Malcolmsonís Triple Tone Circular Scarf; Wilma Malcolmsonís Vermeer Cushion; Outi Katerís Rosepath Sweater; Ella Gordonís Tveir Fingerless Mittens; Marie Wallinís Fetlar Scarf; Elizabeth Johnstonís Shoormal Neck Shawl; Di Gilpinís Geo Snood; Julia Billingsí Sea Thrift Mitts; Jen Arnall-Cullifordís Sumburgh Hat; Carol Christiansenís 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 islesí 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 islesí top knitters.
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