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Alice Starmore's Book of Fair Isle Knitting

Author: Starmore, Alice
ISBN #: 0918804973
Price: $30.00
Publisher: Taunton Press
Publisher Location: Newtown, CT
Book Condition: VG+
Dust Jacket Condition: VG+
Binding: Hard Cover
Edition: First Edition
Pub Date: 1988
1st edition [number line], 4to, beige cloth, 199 pp. color illustrations, b/w patterns, bibliography, index. Condition: VERY GOOD+ book / VERY GOOD + jacket: minor wear, jacket has a creased front flap, a few pencil notations and a few other patterns laid-in. "With more than 250 step-by-step photographs, drawings and charts, Alice Starmore teaches the history, patterns and traditional techniques for the colorful, stranded-knitting style for which the tiny Scottish island of Fair Isle is known the world over." [from the jacket]