Isobel of Mar

Description

Petite – Underarm (buttoned) 91cm. Length 79cm.
Small – Underarm (buttoned) 98.25cm. Length 79.75cm.
Medium – Underarm (buttoned) 107.5cm. Length 83.5cm.
Large – Underarm (buttoned) 112.75cm. Length 84cm.
X Large – Underarm (buttoned) 120cm. Length 84.75cm.

This is an adult version of the Secret Garden child’s design in The Children’s Collection. The pack contains all the Alice Starmore® Hebridean 3 Ply yarn required to make the Isobel of Mar in your chosen size, plus a size-specific amendment to be used in conjunction with the instructions in the book. You will require a copy of THE CHILDREN’S COLLECTION for the pattern instructions, the book The Children’s Collection is available for purchase here.

This design is available in a choice of twelve colours of Hebridean 3 Ply.

Click here for a digital shadecard of all Hebridean 3 Ply colours.

Story

Here, following many requests, is Secret Garden in five adult sizes. It is scaled-up from the original version, and so has the same subtle, flattering shaping. I felt this version deserved its own name, and so I chose that of a woman who died tragically young, but whose descendants ruled Scotland – and later England – for centuries. Isobel of Mar (circa 1274-1300) was the first wife of Robert the Bruce. She died before the Bruce was actually crowned Robert I of Scotland, so she was never technically a queen. However, her grandson Robert II became the first monarch of the Stewart dynasty, which reigned – despite a few Cromwellian hiccups – for over 400 years, so I think she is perfectly entitled to be remembered as Queen Isobel.

£93.00£131.00

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Some of the designs and extra amendments available exclusively from Virtual Yarns for the book The Children's Collection.