Fair Isle Weekend is a book published by Laine with 8 english written patterns from the designer Mary Jane Mucklestone.
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 Fair Isle, 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 which she would take with her for a weekend trip to Shetland when a carry-on bag is all you take with you.
"So 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."
This wood Umbrella Swift is made from rosewood and beechwood and is a handy tool for transforming hanks or skeins of yarn into practical balls! Designed for the most effective use together with a Ball Winde. It has an open diameter of 75cm.
The Etimo Red crochet hooks lie comfortably in your hand because of their ergonomic design. The matte red tones ensure that light does not reflect and are thus gentle on the eyes. This set contains sizes 1.80, 2.00, 2.20, 2.50, 3.00, 3.50, 4.00, and 5.00mm. Included in the set are a ruler and 2 tapestry needles, stored in a fun spotted fabric carry case.