Patterns Inspired by the Tallgrass Prairie



A new book from Lost City Knits is here. Inspired by the Tallgrass Prairie and Flint Hills of Kansas, Deep Roots provides an interpretation of place in design, image, and essay.

Designer Denise Bell challenges knitters with six new patterns, ranging from the simple but dramatic Bluestem Scarf to the difficult and ephemeral Wingstem skirt.

Photographer and essayist Chris Dykes speaks with ranchers and cowboys, and chronicles a night on the prairie hoping to find good light in the darkness. He learns he is not alone.