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Nomad Collection


Finally I have got around to producing a handknitting version of Nomad Collection! This collection contains fabric designs which are perfect for knitting gloves, scarves mittens and socks as well as the usual pullovers etc. The collection brings together the traditional shapes and burnt colours of the carpets and textiles of the desert peoples of the Americas and the east. There is a traditional intricate fairisle design, "desert weave", a bold pineapple cone design, and ikat, kelim and durry inspired designs. There are brocade-like designs featuring the familiar pomegranate tree motif and Egytian floral, a small floral "desert bloom" and the fireburst design. In the handknitting version I've included illustrations and instructions for all the alternate colourways shown in the garments and swatches knitted from Nomad Collection designs in the illustrations below.

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fairisle shaped cardigan

Desert weave design from Nomad Collection

Fireburst Design from Nomad Collection
Sunburst design
Kelim design from Nomad Collection
Kelim colourway from Nomad Collection    
Desert Weave cardigan
Desert Weave stitchpattern
Kelim design in two colourways
pomegranite floral design for knitters
Pineapple design for machine knitting
Ikat knitted design on yoke
ikat fabric for knitters
ikat design form Nomad collection
Pomegranite Tree design
Eastern Star design
nomad floral design for knitters
Ikat stitchpattern on pullover yoke
Ikat stitchpattern
Egyptian floral design from Nomad collection  
Egyptian floral knitted design
Small Floral design
Egyptian Floral sweater
Egyptian Floral stitchpattern
The Star Jacket pattern uses 3 stitchpatterns from Nomad Collection and was designed for some-one who loved blues! (click photo to enlarge
Star Jacket from Nomad Collection
durry carpet design for knitting
Kelim, Eastern Star and Sunburst designs
Durry design
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