Nomad Collection, Machine Knitting
For 24 st. machines. Punchcard diagrams are exact size (Japanese machines).
This 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, and a small floral "desert bloom". There is one double jacquard template.