fair isle

  1. Blog #32 Meg Swansen on Fair Isle

    close up of Mary Rowe's Starry Night tam in blues and yellow

     Fair Isle is a specific and satisfying kind of color-pattern knitting, and can be differentiated from all other types. It is unique to that series of small islands, alone in the North Sea. 

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  2. Blog #31 Meg Swansen on the Mitten Thumb Trick

    Black and White Knit Mittens with red thread

    When working color-patterned mittens, use the Thumb Trick

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