Don't be afraid of Fair Isle knitting. You can do it! When my friend Grace taught me how to knit, she really pushed the limits by having me make a Fair Isle hat in 2 colors on a circular size 4 needle. We were working with what she had around the house. I had a… Continue reading Norah’s Knits: Easy Fairisle Knits
If there are two things Kathy Ticho knows, it’s coffee & yarn. In fact, she owns a combined yarn shop and coffee house called Knitche, which caters to knitters, crocheters and spinners in the Chicago area, who also enjoy a good cup of coffee or tea. So it's no surprise that her most recent design combines both… Continue reading Knitter’s Spotlight: Coffee & Yarn Hat by Kathy Ticho
I was very excited when I received my copy of Mary Jane Mucklestone's new book, Fair Isle Style. An admired colleague and personal friend, Mary Jane is our secret weapon when it come to photo shoots. She's been our stylist for the last few years, choosing the clothes and jewelry to best show off our knitwear. Her consummate eye and… Continue reading Norah’s Knits: Fair Isle Style – Win a book!