Alice Starmore’s Book Of Fair Isle Knitting
ALICE STARMORE’S BOOK OF FAIR ISLE KNITTING
Paperback 27.5 X 21cm
Published by Dover Inc (2009) unabridged republication of the edition published by Taunton Press Inc 1988.
ISBN – 13: 978 – 0 – 486 – 47218 – 8
ISBN – 10: 0 486 – 47218 – 3
Scotland’s Fair Isle is celebrated the world over for its distinctive, stranded-colour knitting, and Alice Starmore is famous for her expertise in designing and instructing knitters in this appealing regional tradition. Her richly illustrated guide offers both beginning and advanced knitters a complete workshop in the Fair Isle style. It not only explores the art’s history, patterns and traditional techniques but also encourages knitters to develop their own creativity. More than 250 photographs, drawings, and easy-to-follow charts illustrate sources of inspiration, simple instructions and spectacular results. Knitting devotees agree: If you have only one book on Fair Isle Knitting, this is the one to have.