Fair Isle Sweaters Simplified

by Eugene Bourgeois, Ann Bourgeois
$19.99
EB428

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These vibrantly patterned sweaters come from Canada's acclaimed Philosopher's Wool Company, known best for their distinctive color palettes and two-handed Fair Isle method. Sixteen sophisticated sweater patterns feature stunning stars, stained glass, garden patches, and fractured diamonds, plus the popular "Color Your Own" pattern.

  • Discover a remarkably simple Fair Isle technique that uses circular needles and four simple stitches
  • Read about the history of The Philosopher's Wool Company, from building their traditional-style farmhouse to dyeing their own wool and designing their Fair Isle patterns
  • Learn Philosopher's Wool's trademark technique for transforming pullovers into cardigans with a pair of scissors and a few simple snips

Author:
by Eugene Bourgeois, Ann Bourgeois
Size:
8.5" x 11" printed on your home computer
Format Description:
full color, PDF digital download
Pages:
128
Product Code:
EB428
ISBN:
1564773116
Publication Date:
June 12th, 2000
Return Info:
eBook PDF purchases are non-returnable. Please contact customer service for more information.

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A richly illustrated treat for the eyes. --Library Journal

An entertaining tale and useful primer. Sixteen vibrantly-colored pullovers never require more than two colors per row. --Interweave Knits

Excellent instructions are provided … This technique considerably speeds up color knitting … The sweaters are striking. --knitting.about.com

… innovative color combinations …photos in the book reveal their sources of inspiration. --Rocky Mountain News

… this talented team explains a unique two-handed method of Fair Isle knitting. Sixteen fabulously patterned projects let you practice your new skills. --Vogue Knitting


Eugene Bourgeois

As owners of The Philosopher's Wool Company, Ann and Eugene Bourgeois are known throughout the knitting world for their innovative blends of color. In addition to making and dyeing their own yarn, Ann and Eugene sell pattern kits and a popular video featuring their two-handed Fair Isle knitting technique.

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Ann Bourgeois

As owners of The Philosopher's Wool Company, Ann and Eugene Bourgeois are known throughout the knitting world for their innovative blends of color. In addition to making and dyeing their own yarn, Ann and Eugene sell pattern kits and a popular video featuring their two-handed Fair Isle knitting technique.

Visit Ann's website
Contact Ann Bourgeois

View more titles by Ann Bourgeois