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daffodil fair isle vest

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The Fair Isle Vest: Stranded & Steeked taught by Mary Jane Mucklestone

Mary Jane Mucklestone invites you to get just as obsessed as she is by Fair Isle knitting. Then pick up your scissors and leap into steeking!

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Category Knitting
Type Clothing
Sizing Men
Style Casual, Preppy, Traditional, Retro / Vintage, Classic
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What materials did you use? shetland 3ply wool yarn

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What are you most proud of? being able to knit with two differn't yarns

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? have fun and enjoy

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Wow! You look fantastic in your new vest.

04/21/2013 Flag

You've knit a gorgeous Fair Isle vest! Did you use the yarn from the Craftsy kit or use it as a guide, adding on more yarn? How long did it take you to knit your vest? Knit continental or...? I'm doing a swatch, using Cascade (the other kit) and enjoy the yarn, but find the color transitions, "jarring," and lacking a more subtle, soothing transition of colors. Mine might become a pillow, and great practice piece. From there, start the vest using more colors and possibly different colors. When my knitting slows or not up to paying enough attention (sick and fair isle isn't always the greatest mix...), coming across a beautifully completed project, is great inspiration! It's very fun, to see the patterns appear :-)

04/25/2013 Flag

Great job. If you rate this as easy you must have a lot of experience.

05/26/2013 Flag

Wow, that looks fantastic. I wanted to give this class a go too but wasn't sure if the pattern was appropriate for me... nice to see it is! Great work.

07/07/2013 Flag

What excellent work!

04/11/2014 Flag