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Over the past decade we've created more than 20 beautiful books under our own imprints, including acclaimed titles like Wheesht and Shetland Oo, all expertly produced for us by Bell & Bain in Glasgow

Our titles are gathered here together with a range of our favourites from publishing friends like Anna Maltz, Felicity Ford, Pocket Mountains and Kitchen Press

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10 Years In The Making

10 Years in the Making“Time, for a hand knitter, accrues, attenuates, shifts gradually, moving on in its own folds and gathers rather than straight li...
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Allover

AlloverIn Allover, Kate Davies has gathered together a colourful collection to capture the joy of stranded knitting. Inside this book you’ll find four...
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Argyll's Secret Coast

Argyll's Secret CoastJoin Kate, Tom and friends on a journey through a beautiful corner of Argyll. Through words and pictures, knitting and writing, h...
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Beloved Old Age

Beloved Old Age (and what to do about it) Margery Allingham's The Relay, handed on to Julia Jones“Whose survival; theirs or ours?” When detective nove...
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Bluestockings

BluestockingsThis beautiful book - co-edited by Kate Davies and Nicole Pohl - brings together a celebration of the group of eighteenth-century learned...
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Bold Beginner Knits

Bold Beginner Knits Can you:*Cast on / bind off*Knit / purl*Increase / decrease*Knit back and forth /  knit in the round With these basic skills under...
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Cheapjack

CheapjackRediscover the publishing sensation of 1934! Introduction by Francis Wheen and afterword by Julia JonesThe year is 1927. Philip Allingham, ag...
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Colour at Work

Colour at WorkChallenge yourselfTo reconsider received ideas about colourTake inspirationFrom the colourful work of contemporary artists and makersBe ...
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Colour Compass

Colour CompassThis chromatic box of delights includes our full range of Milarrochy Tweed (twenty four shades) bundled together with our new Colour Com...
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Colour Moves

Colour MovesIn the first book to be published under KDD's new Make // Mark imprint, British-Italian designer, Claudia Fiocchetti presents a collection...
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Colours of Shetland

Colours of ShetlandWith its beautiful photography, engaging writing, and signature hand-knit designs, Colours of Shetland will inspire you with the va...
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Davaar

DavaarLooking out beyond the lighthouse, there is once again that restless end-of-summer feeling: to knit a sweater, to tell a story, to turn your fac...
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Food Made in Shetland

Food Made in Shetland by Marian Armitage"I want to encourage and inspire you to be creative with our local food. Shetland is a unique place and the fo...
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Fraser's Seasonal Soups

Fraser's Seasonal SoupsScotland's soup bible! This irresistible collection features everything from winter favourites like alternative Scotch Broth to...
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Handywoman

HandywomanParalysed by a stroke at the age of 36, Kate Davies' world turned upside-down. Forced to change direction, Kate took a radical new creative ...
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Inkling

InklingAn inkling might be regarded as the very beginning of a thought . . .After an inspiring residency with the British Council and Applied Arts Sco...
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Inspired by Islay

Inspired by IslayÌle ghorm an fheòir / green grassy Islay, is a beautiful and fascinating Hebridean island, and a place with a particularly special me...
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Islay, Jura and Colonsay

Islay, Jura and ColonsayPaul and Helen WebsterIslay, Jura and Colonsay make up the most southerly Hebridean island group and are famed for their outst...
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Knit How

Knit How: Simple Knits, Tools and TipsFrom Pom Pom quarterly comes the only guide a novice knitter will need to start their journey through the world ...
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Knitting Season

Knitting SeasonFor Kate Davies, Knitting Season is any time of year in which we are able to sit down and enjoy the craft we love, setting time aside t...
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Knitting Season Journal

Knitting Season JournalOur new journal has been made exclusively for KDD by renowned German stationers, Leuchtturm1917. The journal's dot-grid layout ...
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Langsoond, A Shetland Yarn

Langsoond, A Shetland Yarn by Donna SmithTen Modern Knitting Patterns Inspired by my Island Life “Led by a desire to use what is already available on ...
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Lochaber

Fort William & LochaberThis guide features 40 varied walks that take in the very best of Lochaber. From the iconic Glencoe and Glen Nevis to the s...
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Milarrochy Heids

Milarrochy HeidsPrint plus complementary ebook. One beautiful tweedy yarn, thirteen talented designers, fifteen fabulous heids Kate Davies loves hat-k...
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Oban and North Argyll

Oban and North ArgyllKeith FergusAs well as many great sea lochs, tumbling rivers and iconic mountains, Oban and North Argyll also boasts ancient, wil...
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Ootlier 1

 Ootlier issue 1: The Drymen show. Held since 1816, the Drymen show is an important annual occasion for the rural communities of Strathendrick. Cattle...
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Ootlier 2: Range

Ootlier issue 2: RangeWords and Photography by Tom BarrLandscape photography can be an odd discipline. It’s tempting for the photographer to seek out ...
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People MAKE Glasgow

People MAKE Glasgow: portrait of a creative cityA thought-provoking book, celebrating the diverse creative makers of Glasgow in words and images What ...
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SARK

SARKSark (n) a simple shirt or chemise Sark (v) to clothe, to provide with clothing Sark (n) the underlying structure of a roof or building Sark (v) t...
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Shetland Oo

Shetland Oo: Wool, Textiles, Work.Photography by Tom Barr & words by Kate DaviesWool—or in Shetlandic, Oo—has for centuries figured centrally in i...
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Shore

ShoreFive light knits for layering in Milarrochy TweedInspired by her local lochside and coastal landscape, in Shore Kate has created a capsule collec...
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Summer of Mystery Club

 A SUMMER OF MYSTERYJoin us between May and September as we knit our way through a new Spring / Summer design collection, enjoy ten classic mystery no...
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The Book of Haps

The Book of HapsJoin Kate Davies and a host of renowned designers as they introduce you to the wonderful world of haps.A hap is a Scottish dialect wor...
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The Outer Hebrides

The Outer Hebrides: 40 Coast and Country WalksPaul and Helen WebsterThe Outer Hebrides are a place apart, an island chain stretching almost 200km from...
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The West Highland Way

The West Highland WayKate and Tom live by Scotland’s best-loved long-distance walking route: the West Highland Way. In this collaborative creative pro...
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Tomorrow’s Kitchen

Tomorrow's Kitchen: Deborah May and ShuangShuang Hao"Bake until time has ended. Bake until there is only memory left. . . . "An engaging graphic novel...
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Warm Hands

Warm HandsSpecial offer - price includes 25% discount for January 2022.When Jeanette Sloan and Kate Davies got together to develop a new design collec...
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Wester Ross and Lochalsh

Wester Ross and LochalshPaul and Helen WebsterWester Ross and Lochalsh are home to some of Europe’s finest coastal and mountain scenery. Stretching up...
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