Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Fair Isle (Shetland Islands - Scotland) jacquard knitting. PATTERNS.



Fair Isle (from Old Norse FriĆ°arey; Scottish Gaelic Fara) is an island in northern Scotland, lying around halfway between mainland Shetland and the Orkney islands. 
It is famous for its bird observatory and a traditional style of knitting.






















Victoria Beckham 






work in process:






















 


1 comment:

  1. Hi Irina, could you tell me from what / which book(s) the colour fair isle graphs came from? In particular the picture of open book with Japanese text & also the colour charts - page 68 Color / Color & Design).
    Thanks, Ann

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