Fair Isle Fundamentals DVD
- Includes physical DVD only
- 6 Class Sessions
- Total Runtime: 1h 58m
NOTE: Any PDF materials associated with this class are not provided with the DVD-only purchase. You must have streaming access to download those materials. To purchase the combination DVD + Streaming form of this class, click here.
Meet Tanis Gray! Tanis starts class with every knitter’s favorite topic: color. Follow along for some helpful pointers that will help you choose the hues that best express your project, purpose and even mood.
Design Impact: Yarn & Charts (18:16)
Make sure you’re choosing the right fiber for your Fair Isle. Tanis guides you through the effects of yarn on the texture and durability of your knits, before breaking down chart-reading in the round.
Fundamental Techniques (14:06)
Managing multiple strands can get messy, but not with Tanis’ tips. Discover how to hold multiple strands of yarn, controlling which colors are dominant to get the look you want.
Trapping Floats (20:35)
Keep the even tension you need to make every row look perfect. Tanis shows you several methods for trapping floats and shares her secrets for preventing (and fixing!) any puckers that might pop up.
Making the Fair Isle Hat (22:35)
Once you’ve got the fundamentals down, it’s time to practice with a fun project. Tanis walks you step by step through a color-packed hat, including the ribbed brim, decreasing in pattern and blocking your piece to perfection.
Next Steps: Fixing Mistakes, Steeking & More (22:50)
Want more Fair Isle? Class ends with a few extras that are sure to come in handy: fixing missed spots of color, using jogless joins for flawless rings in the round, and even steeking.
Tanis Gray is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and has been involved in the creative industry for many years. Having worked at Martha Stewart, Vogue Knitting and Knit.1, among others, she prefers to be tangled up in yarn and knitting whenever possible. Tanis is the author of eight knitting books and has 450 published knitting designs. Her work has also been featured in major publications worldwide. You may recognize Tanis from her regularly featured spot on Knitting Daily TV.
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