Dover Publications-Traditional Knitting. After visiting the remote fishing villages of Scotland and England, Michael Pearson compiled this extensive record of unique patterns. His sources include oral traditions, documents, family albums and photos. Pearson combines a social history of the villages and the living history of these crafts with detailed patterns and practical instructions for knitters. Author: Michael Pearson. Softcover; 255 pages. Published Year: 2015. ISBN 978-0-486-46053-6. Made in USA.