24 October 2011


BC Paperback

222x222 mm



208 pages

Search Press

200 Fair Isle Designs

by Mary Jane Mucklestone

A comprehensive guide to 200 beautiful Fair Isle designs. Learn to read colour charts and rapidly gain the confidence to use these stunning designs to create your own stylish projects and garments.

A unique "selector" at the beginning of the book makes it easy to choose a design you like. Organised by row and stitch count, each of the patterns is accompanied by an easy-to-follow chart indicating both the pattern stitches and the colours used, and each sample is shown charted in an alternative colourway. A "mix and match" feature lets you combine patterns with ease. Includes guidance on yarn choices and special techniques unique to Fair Isle knitting.

  • 200 beautiful Fair Isle Designs to inspire all knitters in stunning colour photographs.
  • Includes easy-to follow-colour charts and patterns to create your own stunning garments.
  • Mysteries of colour in Fair Isle Knitting are revealed offering simple solutions to a seemingly complex subject.

Book Contents


How to use this book

Essential skills
The basics, Using colour, Using the patterns

The Directory
Swatch Selector, The Directory

Index and Resources

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