The comprehensive guide to Fair Isle knitting motifs!
The mysteries of Fair Isle are revealed! 200 Fair Isle Motifs offers simple solutions to the seemingly complex technique of stranded colorwork. From simple single row patterns to complex all-over motifs, you’ll find colorways that will thrill and inspire your knitting, whether you’re a beginner or experienced knitter.
By using the easy-to-read charts, columns to illustrate color changes, and clear photographs of each sample swatch, you’ll find yourself creating beautiful Fair Isle designs in no time. Organized by row count and stitch count, 200 Fair Isle Motifs makes it easy for you to find the perfect motif for your projects.
Confidently infuse colorwork into your knitting with 200 Fair Isle Motifs.
Mary Jane Mucklestone is a hand knitting designer known for her colorful and inventive Fair Isle and colorwork designs. She is the author of 200 Fair Isle Motifs and the forthcoming Fair Isle Style, both by Interweave.
“If you’ve been knitting for years but have never attempted Fair Isle, this is a great way to spice up your work. There are so many possible color combinations, you can create a custom garment for every season.” – AllFreeKnitting.com
“If Alice [Starmore] is the queen, I suspect Mary Jane is the princess of Fair Isle knitting. I love her color sense.” – Knitting at Large