Tagged with Fair Isle Patterns

Pastel Fair Isle Gloves

At last I have settled down to completing the pattern….. For these Pastel Fair Isle gloves which are inspired by all the beautiful sea pinks, roses, pale blue skies and wonderful long day light hours we are enjoying in the Shetland isles at the moment – which is where the yellow and white come in! If you’d like … Continue reading

Shetland Otter Beret

After the severe storm here in Shetland on Saturday, I walked to the beach on Sunday afternoon with my latest Fair Isle hat along with my camera to get some shots of it outdoors in what was left of the day light. I photographed more than I expected as I happened to amazingly stumble upon … Continue reading

Fair Isle Gloves – Pastel Colours

I have yet to decide on a name for these, if you have any thoughts, let me know.I will share them with you again once the project is complete. These are made using Jamieson’s pool bought from one of my local wool shops in Lerwick, Shetland. They have a brilliant selection of colours there. I … Continue reading

USA army colours beret

USA army colours beret

I made this beret last year for friends’ daughter as a present from their Shetland holiday. I was asked to make it in USA army colours and I found this an interesting challenge which turned out fine as the hat was liked and you can see it here worn by it’s owner!

More Heylor Gloves

I have really enjoyed making up these gloves from this simple, yet effective old Fair Isle pattern. I’ve made up three pairs of gloves using a variety of colour schemes. The ones with the dark brown fingers are from Jamieson and Smith Shetland Supreme jumper weight wool which is not dyed. I like these as … Continue reading