Category Archive: all over

Fair Isle Allover

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

Fair Isle Cardigan

All over Grey shaded Cardigan, bought from ebay 2016.

Fair Isle Allover

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

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

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 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

Two Colour Fair Isle Cardigan

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

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.

Topshop Fair Isle

  Chunky knit Fair Isle jumper. Knit in very thick chenille type yarn, very warm – too warm! Bought in 2014

Benneton Cardigan

United Colours of Benneton Fair Isle Cardigan, bought from etsy in 2012, nice colours.

Fair Isle Allover

Wool allover Fair Isle jumper, bought from ebay, November 2014. Not sure about how much I like this one..  

Orange Allover

Machine knitted all over, brand is ‘Kirk Pryde’ probably knitted in the late 1980’s. Bought from eBay October 2014

Sleeveless Waistcoat

Scandinavian style Sleeveless Waistcoat, machine knitted in thin wool, brand is GAP. Label is quite old so probably knit in the 1990’s, bought from eBay October 2014.  


Machine Knitted Scandinavian inspired Cardigan, given to me for a birthday present from my Auntie and Uncle 2011, brand is ‘Susan Bristol’ 100% wool, had lovely Norwegian clasps which I took off (why???)… Continue reading

lumber coat

Hand Knit Fair Isle Lumber Coat, made in Natural Colours, I have another in shades (cant find it at the moment.. but will add it when I find it) quite poor condition with… Continue reading

sleeveless tank top

Sleeveless Fair Isle tank top, machine knit. Bought from Laurence Odie Knitwear in 2013, 100% Wool.

all over

Unusual Fair Isle Cardigan in blue shaded with browns and yellow Fair Isle. Quite large with a thin zip, at one stage it has been a pullover but it has been cut down… Continue reading

all over

All over Fair Isle hand knitted jumper, knit from the Traditional OXO jumper pattern in Madeline Westons ‘Traditional Sweater Book’, bought from eBay in 2014, knit in the round upto the armholes then… Continue reading

fair isle tank top

Sleeveless all over Fair Isle Tank top, machine knit by ‘Judanes’ in Shetland, given to me by Sandra Manson, very soft so most likely a lambswool mix, knitted in the late 1990’s.early 2000’s.

grey all over

  Shetland Wool all-over in different shades of grey, boxy shape. Knit by Hazel Simpson, who was a knitwear designer in Shetland in the 1980’s and 1990’s. Bought from the Cancer Research Charity… Continue reading

blue and black all over

  Machine knitted Acrylic all over, probably knitted for a gentleman, bought from the Cancer Research Charity shop in 2013, probably knit in the late 1980’s or 1990’s.

fair isle tank top

Sleeveless Fair Isle tank top, the two greens are not 100% wool, maybe an acrylic/wool mix but the fawn shade is wool. quite nicely shaped and knit in the round to the armholes… Continue reading

fair isle tank top

Sleeveless Fair Isle tank top, quite strange colour choices which I think make it look more vintage than it actually is, bought from eBay in 2014, labelled as a childs jumper but I… Continue reading

shaded all over

Acrylic wool shaded all over, bought from Armstrongs vintage shop in Edinburgh. Very bobbly, but lovely shading and very nicely knitted. Probably knit in the late 1980’s.

fair isle tank top

  Sleeveless allover, hand knitted and no label, worked in the round til the armholes then back and forth. Made in a light 4ply weight and wool. Bought from eBay in August 2014.

grannys jumper

This Jumper belonged to my Granny Noelle, I was given it after she passed away. It is a machine knit allover made in Shetland wool by the company ‘Hentilagets’ Probably knit in the… Continue reading