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11th October 2023

Despite its traditions, Fair Isle knitting has managed to move with fashion, and each decade has brought new interpretations of the various elements. It is not too difficult to imagine many Persephone Books characters, particularly those in novels sets during WWII, wearing a rather glamorous, brightly coloured, fully-fashioned hand-knit with a modish wave pattern and emphatic shoulders like this.

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