Hailing from a tiny island in the northern most island group of the British Isles, Fair Isle knitting has been produced for nearly 200 years and is still seen on runways today. Discover true Fair Isle knitting and build fantastic colorscapes--from elegant subtle shadings inspired by the natural landscape to exuberant riots of color for its own sake. Fair Isle Style is a book of projects to knit as well as a book about knitting the Fair Isle technique. This book offers a collection of patterns from a variety of established, rising, and new knitwear designers, and focuses on fresh, modern uses of color for today's knitters. A Design Notebook rounds out the book, giving readers further ideas to use Fair Isle knitting. Delight in a modern look for a traditional technique with Fair Isle Style.
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 150 Scandinavian Motifs, both by Interweave.