Traditional Fair Isle Knitting

Traditional Fair Isle Knitting

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Well-known, definitive guide shows how any circular method knitting technique can yield the popular Fair Isle patterns. More than 70 pages of designs include patterns for mittens, jerseys, jackets, hats, and more. Practical advice on design and color provides endless variations and adaptations. 31 halftones and 17 color illustrations.The patterns themselves, and their background colours, are also often shaded; a bright contrast is usually introduced into the centre row of each. ... The peaks are shaded from bottle-green to medium green, lime green and natural white or very light fawn. ... The medium fawn used is a dyed colour with a pink tone and the grey is almost blue by comparison. Ribbing: ... The colour schemes of every second I 5-row and g-row pattern also alternate, so that there are two versions of each.

Title:Traditional Fair Isle Knitting
Author:Sheila McGregor
Publisher:Courier Corporation - 2012-03-08


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