More fair isle knitting
Carina Olsson has written another very inspiring book about Fair Isle knitting.
It's nice that Carina has previously shown her beautiful knitted creations and had author visits with us. Make sure to book on 5 Nov when Carina Olsson will come to the store and talk about her new book - Mer Fair isle - Knitting!
I More fair isle knitting with nature as a color scale, Carina Olsson has created 18 stylish and timeless basic models for, among other things, sweaters, cardigans, hats, scarves and mittens.
Fair isle knitting is a craft with roots in the Shetland Islands that has come to fascinate and inspire many knitting enthusiasts. In Sweden, more and more people have opened their eyes to multi-coloured knitting with pattern borders and woolen yarn in natural colours. Traditionally, a special color scheme is used where the colors mix in the borders and appear in new ways, while the patterns become clear.
The book contains Carina's stylish basic models for, among other things, sweaters, cardigans, hats, scarves and mittens. You can use them to create your own garments or knit them with the coloring suggested by Carina. In each project, Carina shares her work process, where she colors patterns, knits swatches and plans the placement of the patterns over the garments. Here you can find inspiration and solid tips for those who want to create their own garments! Try color schemes and patterns in a project bag, scarf or neckwarmer, and join us on a journey to 1920s Shetland.
CARINA OLSSON, textile artist and course leader, is one of Sweden's leading experts in fair isle knitting. Carina has a unique ability to recreate and capture the colors of nature in her garments. She has previously written the book Fair isle knitting. Sweaters, caps and mittens with colors from nature.
CARINA OLSSON, textile artist and course leader, is one of Sweden's leading experts in fair isle knitting. Carina has a unique ability to recreate and capture the colors of nature in her Fair Isle knitted garments, such as the blue shimmering tone of the mussel shell, the purple glow of the seaweed and the shades of the yellow-green lichens against gray rocks.