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Fair Isle Weekend

Mary Jane Mucklestone

Fair Isle Weekend takes you to a windswept island in Shetland, famous for its traditional colourwork knitting. This gorgeous collection contains eight patterns ranging from smaller projects to yoked sweaters.

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Mary Jane Mucklestone’s Fair Isle Weekend takes you on an exciting trip to Fair Isle, a windswept island in Shetland, famous for its traditional colourwork knitting. During her many trips to this location, Mary Jane has been fascinated and inspired by the island's rich textile traditions, learning about Fair Isle knitting by looking at old textiles and sharing stories and knowledge around a cup of tea.

Now, she has created a gorgeous collection of designs that she would take for a weekend trip to Shetland when a carry-on bag is all you can travel with. The book contains eight colourwork patterns ranging from small projects like wristlets to yoked sweaters.

Mary Jane Mucklestone is a knitwear designer, teacher and author who has specialized in Fair Isle knitting, also called stranded knitting. Her work has been featured in publications like Vogue Knitting, Interweave Knits and in various books. 

Pattern previews for Fair Isle Weekend

This hardcover book contains 8 beautiful colourwork patterns ranging from small projects like wristlets to yoked sweaters (2 sweaters, 1 vest, 2 hats, 1 cowl, 1 pair of fingerless mitts, 1 pair of wristlets). See all designs on our website or on Ravelry.

101 pages
Language: English
Hardcover, banner
ISBN: 978-952-69388-2-0
Weight: 570 g / 1.3 lb
Print only, no digital download code available.

Printed in Latvia.
Price includes VAT in orders from EU area.

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Pack your bag and take a trip to Fair Isle, a windswept island in Shetland.
Eight colourwork patterns ranging from small projects like wristlets to yoked sweaters.
All patterns are designed using Shetland wool yarn and inspired by the traditional Fair Isle knitting style.

“I invite you to join us, this small band of traveling friends, sharing a little glimpse of the isle from my outsider’s perspective. I offer you a small collection in my own style of Fair Isle knitting, which I hope honors the tradition, even though my work isn’t especially traditional.”

Mary Jane Mucklestone

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