The Very Easy Guide to Fair Isle Knitting : Step-By-Step Techniques, Easy-To-Follow Stitch Patterns, and Projects to Get You Started
by Lynne Watterson


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Mastering Fair Isle knitting has never been easier

Fair Isle knitting may look complicated, but knitting expert Lynne Watterson lays out the basics in a way that is easy to follow and understand. She starts with an overview that covers everything from the best types of yarn suitable for Fair Isle patterns to beginner knitting techniques.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Mastering Fair Isle knitting has never been easier

Fair Isle knitting may look complicated, but knitting expert Lynne Watterson lays out the basics in a way that is easy to follow and understand. She starts with an overview that covers everything from the best types of yarn suitable for Fair Isle patterns to beginner knitting techniques. Also included is a primer on how to read Fair Isle charts, plus an illustrated step-by-step guide to Fair Isle knitting showing complete beginners how to hold the yarns, strand across the back of knitting, link colors in, and how to weave in ends.

The main chapters feature a selection of beautiful Fair Isle stitch patterns. Each pattern contains clear instructions in both written and chart form, and these are cross-referenced to a comprehensive guide to abbreviations. A variety of simple, stylish projects included in each chapter demonstrates ways to use the beautifully shaded Fair Isle patterns--from chic accessories and the latest fashion looks to colorful cushion covers and cozy blankets. Bonus material offers a variety of stunning finishing touches that can be used to enhance your knitting--including beads, buttons, tassels, cords, fringe, and more.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781250016225
  • ISBN-10: 1250016223
  • Publisher: Griffin
  • Publish Date: February 2013
  • Page Count: 144
  • Dimensions: 9.88 x 8.48 x 0.34 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.16 pounds

Series: Knit & Crochet

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