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Shetland Wool Week Annual 2017

Shetland Wool Week Annual 2017

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£ 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 Shetlandís historic capital, Lerwick. 

Patterns include:

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.

To see the patterns in this book, click here