#ClippedOnIssuu from The Very Easy Guide to Fair Isle Knitting sample pages

The Very Easy Guide to Fair Isle Knitting sample pages

cross stitch pattern, fair isle knitting, birds

technically a cross stitch pattern, but it might translate to fair isle? I'd want to transcribe it onto knitting graph paper before doing 100 rows - stitches are not square! (site has tons of x-stitch patterns)

Annie Tomson ... Fair Isle, Shetland Islands, Scotland. Photo by Dave Wheeler

Fair Isle knitting champ of the Shetland Isles, Scotland. Photo by Dave Wheeler

I am not expert enough to tackle something like this but it inspires me to try some Fair Isle knitting again.

I'm pinning this for inspiration even though there isn't a pattern given for this. Link takes you to ravelry lorijo's fair isle cardigan. She used unknown sweater pattern, fair isle pattern from some mitts, and colors inspired by a painting.

I love that this sweet wee fair isle knit hat from The Purl Bee is beautiful and simple to make. What looks so intricate is actually just a matter of knitting first with one color and then with a s...

How-To: Fair Isle Knit Hat

Whit's Knits: Little Fair Isle Hat - The Purl Bee - Knitting Crochet Sewing Embroidery Crafts Patterns and Ideas! I'm making this with white as the MC and a beautiful multicolored blue/green for the patterned part