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My First Fair Isle Project

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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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What materials did you use? Nature Spun sport weight

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What are you most proud of? Cutting the steek!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Keep track of your dominant/non dominant yarns.

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Beautiful vest! I'm signed up for this class. Could you explained how you turned it into an open front cardigan vest with buttons & buttonholes?

06/02/2014 Flag

Sorry about the typo; that of course should be "explain."

06/02/2014 Flag

I started my steek stitches at the very beginning adding the extra eight stitches center front of ribbing, straight up until I got to the decreases for the v-neck, then continued in pattern.

06/06/2014 Flag

Thanks, I'll try out your technique so I have a Cardigan Vest instead of a pullover vest. You were very helpful!

06/13/2014 Flag

It's beautiful--I wish I'd known how to do a cardigan, but who knows? Maybe I'll try a second fair isle!

06/28/2014 Flag
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love this! really pretty colors and like the cardigan style

10/24/2014 Flag