Lighthouse Pullover

Lighthouse Pullover, pattern by Carrie Hoge, knit by me using Quince & Co Lark, machine knit body and sleeves, hand knit yoke and ribs. Advertisements

Fair Isle Yoke

Fair Isle Yoke, bought from ebay, tag says Fair Isle made in Fair Isle, not a big fan of the shape of this, very boxy.

Two Colour Norwegian Star Jumper

Norwegian Star jumper, bought from ebay, 2016. Machine knit.

Fair Isle Allover

Fair Isle allover Jumper, Laurence J Smith brand, made in Shetland. Bought from Armstrongs Vintage Shop, Edinburgh, March 2016.

Fair Isle Cardigan

All over Grey shaded Cardigan, bought from ebay 2016.

Fair Isle Yoke

Fair Isle Yoke, bought from Ebay, April 2016.

Miss Rachel

Miss Rachel jumper, knit by me, pattern by Kate Davies, knit in Buachaille. Machine knit body and sleeves, hand knit yoke.

Cowichan Inspired Crofthoose Vest

Cowichan inspired vest, knit by me using two strands of Aran yarn, based on Japanese pattern I swapped out teepee’s for Crofthooses, more info on my blog here, knit back and forth. I won first… Continue reading

Icelandic Jumper

Icelandic Yoke Jumper, knit by me, pattern is the same as this cardigan i bought in Reykjavik in May, knit in Alafoss Lopi, machine knit body and sleeves and hand knit yoke.

Fair Isle Yoke

Green Fair Isle yoke, bought from ebay December 2015, no label.

Fair Isle Allover

Fair Isle Allover, knit in Shetland. Natural Shades, bought from ebay, November 2015.

Fair Isle Yoke

Fawn Fair Isle Yoke, bought from ebay November 2015, slightly unusual as the tree is in the middle rather than a star.

Clothkits Jumper

Machine knit ‘Clothkits’ brand jumper, All over Fair Isle, bought from ebay, November 2015.

Sleeveless Vest

Sleeveless Fair Isle Jumper, bought by me from the Cunningsburgh Show, the vest was an entry into the Colourbox Competition hosted by J&S and I loved it so bought it from the knitter… Continue reading

Lace Jumper

2ply lace jumper, knit for me by Sandra Manson, knit from the Laebrack pattern by Margaret Stuart, the pattern is also in the Traditional Sweater book by Madeline Weston.

Fair Isle Yoke

Unusual shaded Fair Isle Yoke cardigan, bought from etsy 2015

Fair Isle Cardigan

Shaded Fair Isle Jumper, bought from ebay 2015, bought from same seller as this cardigan

Lace Jumper

Lovely black Lace Jumper with wavy cuffs, has a similar back pattern to this cardigan. Bought from Cancer Research August 2015

Sleeveless Fair Isle

Sleeveless Fair Isle top, knit using acrylic yarn, probably machine knitted. Bought from Save The Children. The sleeves pop out a bit so I might try and fix them.

Fair Isle Yoke

Fair Isle Yoke Cardigan, felted yoke cardigan, bought from ebay. I don’t usually like the Yokes which have been cut into without a separate buttonband but I liked the colours, I did wash… Continue reading

Fair Isle Cardigan

Fair Isle Cardigan, bought from ebay Spring 2015, Unfortunately the light blue used as the main colour is thicker than all the contrast colours, more like a DK weight so it has a… Continue reading

New Shell Lace Jumper

Blue Shaded New Shell all over Lace jumper, bought from Cancer Research in August 2015

Fair Isle Bottom Jumper

Machine knit wool jumper with two colour Fair Isle on the bottom, bought from Cancer Research, 2015. They still sell this style of Jumper in the Spiders Web shop in Lerwick.

Two Colour Fair Isle Cardigan

Acrylic yarn two colour Fair Isle cardigan, bought from Save the Children 2015

Fair Isle Yoke Jumper

  Fair Isle Yoke Jumper, unusual Yoke pattern, bought from ebay 2015.

Fair Isle Yoke

  Fair Isle Yoke Jumper, bought from ebay, 2015.


  Riddari Jumper, knit by me using Jamieson & Smith Shetland Aran and Quince & Co Lark.

Icelandic Short Zip Cardigan

  Cropped Icelandic cardigan, bought from Red Cross in Reykjavik, Icleand May 2015.

Fair Isle Jumper

  Natural coloured Fair Isle all over, ‘Fair Isle from Fair Isle’ label. bought from ebay, April 2015. Each motif is different.

Cabled Bobble Jumper

Natural coloured Cabled and Bobble jumper, bought from Save the Children, Lerwick, June 2015. Lovely natural wool, perhaps handspun.

Cockatoo Brae

Cockatoo Brae cardigan, knit by me. Design by Kate Davies, from her book Yokes. I knit the body and sleeves of the one in the book and Kate kindly asked me to name… Continue reading

Icelandic Yoke Jumper

  Icelandic Yoke sleeveless jumper, bought from the Red Cross in Reykjavik, Iceland May 2015. Quite unusual yoke.

Half Hansel

  Half Hansel, knit by me. Pattern by Gudrun Johnston, knit using Jamieson & Smith 2ply Jumper Weight.

Cockleshell Scarf

Cockleshell Scarf, knit in 2ply Lace, dyed natural shades. Bought from ebay May 2015

Fair Isle Scarf

Fair Isle Scarf, natural colours. Machine knitted scarf with hand knitted Fair Isle. Bought from Save the Children in Lerwick June 2015

Icelandic Yoke

Icelandic Yoke Jumper, bought from ebay May 2015

Fair Isle Yoke

Olive green machine knit body and hand knit yoke jumper, yoke has slightly felted over time. Bought from ebay, February 2015

Fair Isle Yoke

Fawn, machine knit body and sleeves and hand knit Fair Isle yoke. Unusual and bright colours in the yoke, bought from etsy February 2015.

Sleeveless All-Over

Sleeveless Handknit allover,very modern colours, not sure of the date, Bought from Cancer Research, January 2015.

Black and Yellow All-Over

Machine knit Fair Isle allover, bought from the Red Cross, January 2015. Just four colours used, very effective.