Author(s): Hilary Grant
In Knitting from the North Hilary Grant - who lives in Orkney, at the very north of Scotland, closer to Norway than London - has translated her most popular patterns from her luxury Scottish knitwear range into 30 colourful hand-knitting projects - hats, mittens, scarves and jumpers - to keep your hands warm and spirits high. Simple, clean shapes ensure that pattern and colour are at the forefront, creating modern yet timeless designs. Each project follows a pattern with a mitten, hat and scarf variation for a whole winter collection of accessories. Hilary also shares her inspiration behind the patterns, expert tips on finishing, as well as advice on colour and selecting yarns that enhance the lustre of the natural fibres, while inspirational photography provides a window on life at 59 North.
This is a beautiful book. Wonderful clear patterns, tons of knitting inspiration, fabulous photography, and a whole range of projects from easy, small accessories to a couple of amazing sweaters. Highly recommended.
Alicia, The Book Grocer
Hilary runs her knitwear company from her studio in Orkney. Since 2011 she has been designing winter accessories: hats, mittens and scarves, sending these out to independent boutiques, department stores and customers all over the world, from London to Tokyo.