Wordsmith Wednesday- Fair Isle Knitting

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As I am having something of a knitting frenzy at the moment I was thinking where Fair Isle Knitting originated from. So here goes……

Fair Isle Knitting

Fair Isle (technique) Fair Isle jumper done in the traditional style, from Fair Isle. Fair Isle is a traditional knitting technique used to create patterns with multiple colours. It is named after Fair Isle, a tiny island in the north of Scotland, that forms part of the Shetland islands.

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3 responses

  1. Mum, I had a Fair Isle pully from Slaters when 6….any chance of doing my a 42″ chest in browns for this winter?
    x Si

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