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Fair Isle Knitting

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Publisher Comments:

Boasting intricate geometric patterns and rich, natural colors, the knits of Fair Isle have roots in the fashions of Viking invaders, Norwegian immigrants, and Spanish sailors. In this treasury of authentic designs, Sarah Don introduces readers to the basic techniques and materials needed to create this form of patterned knitting, and provides practical advice on the use of color, repeats, circular needles, fitting, grafting, after-care, and much more. Enjoy:

• 28 traditional Fair Isle knit designs

• Simple instructions for creating 13 authentic garments, from jumpers and pullovers to scarves and mittens

• Easy-to-follow patterns, charts, and layouts

Projects include distinctive designs for men, women, and children, and are perfect for beginners as well as more advanced knitters.

Synopsis:

Don starts with clear samples and charts for 28 traditional Fair Isle knit designs and then moves on to simple instructions for 13 authentic garments, including jumpers, pullovers, and scarves.

Synopsis:

Boasting geometric patterns and rich, natural colors, the knits of Fair Isle have roots in the fashions of Viking invaders, Norwegian immigrants, and Spanish sailors. Don starts with samples and charts for 28 traditional designs and then moves on to simple instructions for 13 authentic garments, including jumpers, pullovers, and scarves.

Table of Contents

The Origins and Development of Fair Isle Knitting

  Beginnings

  Rise in popularity

  Wool

  Practical Guidelines

How to use the charts

  Colours

  Repeat numbers

  Knitting on the round

  Circular Needles

  Circular Knitting on 3 or more needles

  The Knitting Belt

  Stranding

  ‘Weaving in

  Tensions

  Shetland 2-ply jumper yarn

Yarns

After-care 

Sizes

Fitting

Grafting

The Samples

The Garments

  Ladys Round-Neck Jumper

  Childs Zip-Neck Jumper

  Fishermans Jumper

  Mans Round-Neck Jumper

  Mans Round-Neck Pullover

  Ladys Yoked Cardigan

  Childs Hat and Scarf

  Childs Cardigan

  Mans Cross-Neck Jumper

  Mans V-Neck Pullover

  Boys Round-Neck Pullover

  Ladys Hat, Scarf and Mittens

  Ladys Jacket

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486457543
Author:
Don, Sarah
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
Knitting
Subject:
Sweaters
Subject:
Needlework - Knitting
Subject:
Knitting - Scotland - Fair Isle
Subject:
Shetland knitting patterns
Subject:
fair isla patterns for knitting
Subject:
Dover
Subject:
Crafts-Needlework
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Knitting, Crochet, Tatting, Lace
Publication Date:
20070631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
28 samples, 13 projects, 4 page color in
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
11 x 8.38 in 0.78 lb

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Don starts with clear samples and charts for 28 traditional Fair Isle knit designs and then moves on to simple instructions for 13 authentic garments, including jumpers, pullovers, and scarves.
"Synopsis" by ,
Boasting geometric patterns and rich, natural colors, the knits of Fair Isle have roots in the fashions of Viking invaders, Norwegian immigrants, and Spanish sailors. Don starts with samples and charts for 28 traditional designs and then moves on to simple instructions for 13 authentic garments, including jumpers, pullovers, and scarves.

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