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200 Fair Isle Motifs: A Knitter's Directory

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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, ...

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Overview


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.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"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

"Fab book!" - Knit Today

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596684379
  • Publisher: Interweave Press
  • Publication date: 11/29/2011
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 106,101
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Jane Mucklestone is a hand knitting designer who likes the process of knitting as much as the end product that she creates. She is known for her colorful and inventive Fair Isle and colorwork designs featured in Interweave Knits, Twist Collective, Classic Elite Yarns, Alchemy Yarns, St. Denis Magazine and an assortment of books.

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Table of Contents


Introduction
How to Use This Book
The Basics
The Directory
Using Color
Using The Patterns
Finishing Techniques
Index, Resources, and Credits
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 25, 2013

    Great for the creative knitter!

    Multiple color ideas for each chart. Designs for all skill levels. A must have book if you like to create your own projects.

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  • Posted December 9, 2011

    Fair Isle Motifs

    Great Reference, Concise Charts

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