fair aisle fairisle* Who knew? The wonders of slipped stitch patterns – they look far more complicated then they really are. I design only what I like to knit and this cowl is fun. It’s quick, rhythmic and instantly satisfying. The slipped stitches result in a unique and eye catching pattern, in addition to providing strength and structure to hold form when around your neck.
Sizes : One size
Measurements : 32” around, 14” wide.
Yarn : 2 skeins Naturally Dyed by Annie Claire [100% organic wool, 4oz, 250yds], one lighter yarn A and darker yarn B, shown in yarn A : ‘Indigo’ and yarn B : ‘Lichen’
Needles : US 10.5 [6.5mm], or size to obtain gauge.
Gauge : 18 sts and 17 rows = 4 inches in slip st pattern.
Notions : Tapestry needle, stitch marker.
* My mother corrected me on the spelling and wanted me [and everyone] to know that “the pattern originates from an island between the Shetland Mainland and the Orkneys, way up North Scotland, ie. Fair Isle.” Rightly so Mother, thank you!