Posts about fair isle knitting

Poems of Colour: Knitting in the Bohus Tradition

19 February 2012

I’ve had my eye on this book by Wendy Keele since discovering Bohus sweaters on the Bohusläns Museum website. I don’t remember how I came across it but was particularly taken with ‘Grey mist’ and… Read more

Norwegian knits

4 February 2011

It’s just over a week since I got back from Norway but it seems like a lifetime ago (funny how holidays work like that). I did a little bit of knitting-related research while I was… Read more

Space invaders cushion

26 October 2010

For the past few months, in between other things, I’ve been working on Featherweight Cardigan by Hannah Fettig. It’s a very straightforward top-down raglan, but unusually, knitted in a loose gauge with lace-weight yarn on… Read more