The Books of Haps – Kate Davies


In her latest book, Kate Davies and 16 renowned designers experiment with the traditional Scottish hap. From its origin within the Shetland islands to contemporary designs, this book explores the social and textile history behind this garment, offering 17 beautiful interpretations by designers from all around the world. The successful combination of historical elements, beautiful photographs and creative patterns made of this book a must have in any knitter’s library.

No matter if you are a beginner or an advanced knitters, if you prefer plain, lacy or multi-coloured designs, there is a hap for everyone in the Book of Haps.

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Jen Arnall-Culliford, Martina Behm, Roslyn Chapman, Kate Davies, Carol Feller, Lucy Hague, Romi Hill, Bristol Ivy, Gudrun Johnston, Hélène Magnússon, Donna Smith, Hazel Tindall, Tom van Deijnen, Veera Välimäki.

Photography by Tom Barr.
Design & layout by Nic Blackmore.
Technical editing by Jim Arnall-Culliford.
Printed and bound by Bell & Bain in Glasgow.


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