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  Animal Prints
Art Deco Designs
Colourways 40
Colourwash Fabrics
Contemporary Pattern
Ikat Designs NEW
Optical Illusions
Patchworks 24
Tartans and Checks
Tones and Shades
Trellis Collection
Special Effects
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Art Deco Designs -the Art Deco style evolved during the 1920’s and 1930’s and celebrated clean, even stark lines, new shapes and incorporated a feeling of power and movement...

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Colourways 40 This collection of stitchpatterns is an eclectic selection of textile designs, ranging from a monochrome Japanese-style willow design....

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Colourwash Fabrics contains stitchpatterns which move beyond the use of dark/light stitch arrangements and allow you to gradually change the colour of the fabric using the stitchpatterns and achieve a colourwash effect..

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Contemporary Pattern This collection embraces the quirky patterning of the sixties alongside the colourful mediterranean trends of the eighties and nineties, encompassing along the way, threads of art deco and japanese style monotones.

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ikat style knitted designs Ikat Designs This collection of 21 designs re-create the distinctive look of Ikat designs which are woven designs with the distinctive feature of the shadow of a second design just noticeable below the surface - caused by the tie-dye technique used on the weaving threads.

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Optical Illusions - multiple layers of patterning so that the design changes depending on the way you look at it. Different shapes come to the fore at different times, and sometimes all are perceived at once...

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Patchworks 24 - The designs in this collection are inspired by traditional American pieced designs, and mirror the three-dimensional qualities of traditional quilted patchwork. There are optical illusion designs, stylized angular baskets and flower patterns ..

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Tartans Tweeds and Checks Contains a library of tartans (plaids) tweeds and checks, traditional and modern which can be used for knitwear and furnishings in a variety of different fibres....

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Tones and Shades By arranging different coloured stitches in certain ways, gradually changing fabrics can be achieved. This is an ideal technique for a knitter because a really unusual garment can be created - made unique by this amazingly quick and easy colourmerge technique..

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Trellis Collection A collection of abstract geometric designs based on diagonals. Contains the highly effective Trellis design which seems to be three-dimensional although knitted using just a straightforward fairisle method. Great designs for men.

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Special Effect (animal prints) Innovative collection including a variety of all-over textile designs including animal prints for imaginative knitters moving away from traditional designs for knitwear. Contains imitation leopard, lion, zebra giraffe, dalmatian and cow skin....

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