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6 edition of Fair Isle Knitting found in the catalog.

Fair Isle Knitting

by Sarah Don

  • 21 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knitting,
  • Crafts & Hobbies,
  • Crafts / Hobbies,
  • Hobbies/Crafts,
  • Needlework - Knitting,
  • Crafts & Hobbies / Knitting,
  • Fair Isle,
  • Patterns,
  • Scotland,
  • Sweaters

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7640491M
    ISBN 100486457540
    ISBN 109780486457543

    4 Questions with Alice Starmore: An Exclusive Dover Interview. Alice Starmore has a fascinating tale to tell. We spoke to the author of the #1 crafts bestseller Alice Starmore's Book of Fair Isle Knitting about her knitting background, professional start, and more.. Clearly, knitting is a deeply ingrained facet of the culture of Scotland's Outer Hebrides. Fair Isle (/fɛəraɪ̯l/) is a traditional knitting technique used to create patterns with multiple colours. It is named after Fair Isle, one of the Shetland islands. Fair Isle knitting gained considerable popularity when the Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII) wore Fair Isle jumpers in public in Traditional Fair Isle patterns have a limited palette of five or so colours, use only two.

    When you work Fair Isle with one hand, you knit and purl as you normally do, dropping and picking up the different yarns as you need them. To practice one-handed Fair Isle knitting, choose two colors of yarn: MC and CC (main color and contrast . Fair Isle: Design Your Own. The Art of Fair Isle Knitting is a wonderful encyclopedia of fair isle techniques, color ideas and theories, and traditional design. It’s a classic! You must be psychic! I have just decided to learn how to do fair isle, and have bought a book and some Shetland yarn, and now here is a great tutorial to help.

    Fabulous Fair Isle Cowls. Fair Isle is a beautiful knitting technique that's used to create some gorgeous garments, but it can be a little daunting for novice knitters. This is a great pattern if you're looking to practice some Fair Isle! Cowl measures 34" (86 cm) in circumference and 10" () in length.   By the s, when Alice Starmore’s landmark Book of Fair Isle Knitting (affiliate link) was published (Taunton, ), Shetland wool was available in hundreds of colors. The style was a sophisticated, painterly blending of pattern and background colors.


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Fair Isle Knitting by Sarah Don Download PDF EPUB FB2

Thisedition, of “Alice Starmore’s Book of Fair Isle Knitting” has a soft cover; it also has semi-glossy pages, many of which have color photos, black and white photos and pattern graphics, or pastel-colored knitting stitch graphics.

Dover Publications, Inc. is the publisher/5(). If you love Fair Isle knitting like Fair Isle Knitting book do, this is a must-have book for your knitting library. It contains thirty patterns of sweaters, socks, and mittens.

The first chapter is on Fair Isle basics such as steeks, wet blocking, weaving in the ends, changing to double pointed needles, charts, etc. The rest of the book contains beautiful patterns/5(23).

Also published as THE FAIR ISLE KNITTING HANDBOOK,Blandford Books, UK. This is the book that took an esoteric knitting technique out of Scotland and introduced it to the world. I was asked to write it in by a US publisher and it took me two years to complete.

I finished it in and the book was published in Knitting->Scottish and Fair Isle->Patterns: Books. 1 - 19 of 19 results knitting book. dover publications book. voyageur press book. book by kristen k mangus. book by the vintage info network.

book by margaret hubert. Explore More Items. Aran Inspired Cable and. There is a pattern for a miniature Fair Isle Teddy Bear size sweater aka "tea cozy" in Nicky Epstein's book, Knitting on Top of the World, and here is a blog post with many photos from someone who has made this for reference (she made this as her first time "steeking" project.) There is also a Norwegian sweater pattern for an 18" doll sold by.

Give yourself a treat with Easy Fairisle Knits, Fair Isle Knitting book Storey's collection of contemporary, simplified designs for a pullover, hats, socks, scarves, cushions, a throw and more. These designs work quickly with only two colours used per row. Fair Isle Knitting Patterns by Mary Macgregor - Explore over 60 different stencil pages of Robert Willliamson's Fair Isle patterns from the s in this excellent source book, useful for beginners and experienced knitters alike.

Contains over patterns.5/5(15). This book is great for beginning color knitters as well as knitters experienced with Fair Isle knitting and features a wide variety of projects for all skill levels.

Color knitting patterns include knitted socks, accessories like cowls, gloves, and scarves, knitted cardigans, and more. All you need are a few simple projects to get your feet wet, and then the world of fair isle knitting is your proverbial oyster.

This collection of 17 Fair Isle Knitting Patterns is a great place to start if you're uneasy about giving stranded colorwork a try, or if you're a seasoned pro who just wants some ideas for his or her next project. We spoke to the author of the #1 crafts bestseller Alice Starmore's Book of Fair Isle Knitting about her knitting background, professional start, and more.

Clearly, knitting is a deeply ingrained facet of the culture of Scotland's Outer : Dover Publications. The Geodh has featured in my work throughout my career one way or another, not least in Fair Isle Knitting, where several of the photos and swatches I made for the pattern colour chapter were taken.

The Peigi cardigan is my 30th Anniversary design taken from a swatch in the book that I based on the pebbles of the Geodh.

Small, geometric pattern. Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account. Both registration and sign in support using google and facebook. Fair Isle knitting is the very particular use of two colors per round.

In a chain of islands called Shetland, our beloved Fair Isle knitting was born. Visit our CRAFTING TOGETHER landing page for daily ideas and inspiration as we stand together during COVID   For the knitter whose primary style of knitting is left handed (or European) both colors can be carried on the left hand.

This technique is also referred to as “true” Fair Isle, from the island located between Scotland and Norway where the intricate Fair Isle style of knitting with multiple colors originated.

Fairisle and Colourwork Books. Books focusing on colourwork patterns and techniques, including Fairisle, stranded and intarsia knitting.

Results. 1 to 24 of Scandinavian Knitting Designs. £ Fair Isle Designs. £ Alice Starmore's Book of Fair Isle Knitting. £ Alice Starmore's Charts for Color Knitting.

£ In a Fair Isle group on Facebook, someone showed a photo of a sweater they had just finished and I fell in love. She said she got the pattern out of Mary Jane Mucklestone’s Fair Isle Style book. I can’t remember the last time I made a pattern from anything other than an electronic copy using Knit Companion.

Our book 'Fair Isle Sweaters Simplified' and our instructional video 'The Original Philosopher's Two-Handed Fair Isle and Other Stories' (approx. 59 minutes) are visually inspiring, as well as instructional in all of the steps and techniques that are used in.

Alice Starmore's Book of Fair Isle Knitting is a must-have resource for the serious knitter. The writing is engaging and witty, and I loved reading about the history of Shetland and Fair Islethe place, not just the technique.

I will definitely add this book to my permanent collection since I borrowed this copy from the library/5. Fair Isle knitting, also known as stranded colorwork knitting, is a technique for working two (or more) colors of yarn in the same row. It is fun to knit and easy once you get the hang of it.

The color changes in Fair Isle are close together. This allows you to carry the yarn you aren't knitting with across the back of the work as you go.

Fair Isle Knitting Patterns For knitters looking to advance their skills and stitch awesome iconic colour work, look no further than this beautiful collection of Fair Isle knitting patterns.

With rich and detail-oriented knitting projects including hats, socks, mittens, jumpers and cardigans which all use this classic color-switching knitting.

Knitting Books From well-loved reference guides to exciting new pattern collections, we curate an inspiring roster of titles to choose from. Even better good news: Our book price match guarantee means you're able to shop 'til your heart's content, always knowing that .Find and save ideas about fair isle knitting on Pinterest.Knit yourself a Fair Isle scarf with this free pattern from Yarn Plaza.

Because stranded knitting is easier when working in the round, this pattern uses a technique called a steek, which allows you to cut the round : Mollie Johanson.