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 ha... read more
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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.
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