Fair Isle wrist warmers

Fair Isle Wrist Warmer Knitting

Some knitter I was admiring mentioned that she liked to knit wrist warmers to match her sweaters. She used some of the leftover yarn so the warmers would match. I thought this was a wonderful idea! That is all it took for me to search for wrist warmer patterns. The design is just a tube […]

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Farfuglar sweater yoke and neck

Knitting Three Sweaters

At the beginning of 2021 I decided I would make this a sweater knitting year. Right now I have three sweaters on the needles, after having a few “fail” moments to narrow down the patterns. All three sweaters are pullovers and two have colorwork yokes. Sweater #1: The Hand-spun Yarn Sweater Because I really wanted […]

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Triple Patterned Watchcap knit in brown and red wool

Fair Isle Warm Ears Wool Hat Knitting

This is my third time knitting the Triple Patterned Watchcap hat pattern from the “Hat’s On” book (link to book below). This Fair Isle hat has a brim which is knit in such a way that it will be doubled and therefore keeps the ears nice and warm. The pattern begins with a Latvian Braid […]

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little flowers fingerless mitts pattern

Creating My Own Mitts Fair Isle Pattern

When I recently traveled to New Hampshire, one thing I wish I’d taken along was a good pair of fingerless mitts. My emerging plan was to go home (to Florida) and begin creating my own mitts Fair Isle pattern. I’m not a pattern writer, I am a pattern follower. I have no idea how to […]

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