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Friday, October 02, 2015

In The Footsteps Of Sheep

In the Footsteps of Sheep by Debbie Zawinski is a brand new book published by Schoolhourse Press.

We are delighted to be able to offer the book for presale! Dispatch will be approximately 20 October.

Through the course of a summer, Debbie travels to all corners of Scotland to personally gather fleece from 10 extant Scottish breeds. A longtime spinner and knitter, Debbie designs and knits socks to reflect the characteristics of each breed and the spirit of her journeys.

She writes beautifully and movingly about her travels; the landscapes explored, the sheep and people she meets, weather both foul and fair, and an intriguing island of feral sheep. A Welsh-born Scotlander, Debbie has a real connection to the land, its people and animals, magnified by her main method of travel: on foot, with tent, spinning stick and needles packed in her rucksack.

A wonderfully illustrated travel adventure through Scotland, with 11 original sock patterns included. 

buy the book here >>> www.iknitshop.org.uk