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Sheep of Many Colours
With 20 native sheep breeds for you to know and knit

by Alice Underwood (2019)

This book results from an exhibition by The Wool Clip in 2018. Alice designed a baby blanket for this, emphasising that sheep aren’t just white. The first blanket she made was given to her recently born great niece!

Sheep of Many Colours includes 20 knitting charts that were created for the blanket and information with photos of all the sheep featured, including her own Manx Loaghtans.

How you use the charts is your choice, but photographs are included giving some ideas and inspiration. The cover features charcoal and chalk pastel drawings of two of the breeds in the book.

“Book arrived today - many thanks. Have enjoyed reading it cover to cover and think your presentation of everything is excellent! I'll be knitting myself a blanket (or two) to use up some of my home-spun yarn which just keeps expanding. Not sure when it'll be, but I'll definitely post some pictures. Thanks again for a great book (and prompt service). VL”
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