yoke cardian

Fair Isle Yoke Cardigan, Machine knit body and hand knit yoke, yoke is slighly felted but nice colours, bought from eBay a few years ago along with another yoke. Probably knitted in the… Continue reading

fair isle bands

Very old Fair Isle Jumper, main colour fawn with traditional Fair Isle edging, very thin in places with lots of repairs been made over the years. Bought from Etsy in 2014, seller had… Continue reading

benneton yoke

United Colours of Benneton Fair Isle Yoke jumper, machine knit but motifs well matched at the sleeve seams so you can hardly tell, bought from eBay in 2013, probably from the 1990’s as… Continue reading

fair isle yoke

Fair Isle Yoke jumper knit by me, machine knit body and hand knit yoke. Knit as an experiment to try and lower the neckline of a classic Fair Isle Yoke. Overall pleased with… 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.

heritage puffin

Second Puffun Jumper knit by me from the Puffin Jumper pattern by Kate Davies, machine knit body and hand knit yoke, knit using Jamieson & Smith Shetland Heritage Range, a worsted spun light… Continue reading

natural puffin cardigan

Cardigan knit by me, Puffin Jumper pattern by Kate Davies, I knit it as a Cardigan instead using natural Shetland wool colours, machine knit body and hand knit yoke.

fair isle yoke

Hand knitted Yoke Cardigan, knit for me by my J&S co-worker Sandra Manson, moss stitch buttonbands with no buttons. Main shade is 2ply Jumper Weight FC38, and contrast colours are shade 1,91 and… Continue reading

lace yoke

Lace Yoke Cardigan, knit for me by my J&S co-worker Sandra Manson, Machine knit body and hand knit Lace yoke, moss stich button bands with no buttons, main shade is Jamieson & Smith… Continue reading

fair isle yoke

Navy blue with blue and white yoke, machine knit and hand knit yoke, brand is ‘brooks brothers’ bought from Etsy from the USA in 2012, unfortunate button band that cuts into the yoke,… Continue reading

orange fair isle cardigan

Crazy bright Orange machine knitted Cardigan with bands of Fair Isle on the bottom in black with a darker Orange background, bought from the Cancer Research Charity shop in 2013, not worn yet..… Continue reading

alpaca jumper

Alpaca banded 2 colour Fair Isle jumper, brand is ‘Minka’ and says ‘hand spun. hand knitted in Peru’ very soft and warm, Natural colours. bought from eBay in 2014.  

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 yoke

Nice moorit machine knit jumper, the yoke is also machine knit so the motifs dont match up at the sleeve seams and it has a square effect as it is straight. I still… Continue reading

fair isle yoke

Hand knit body and yoke with natural colours. Comes up very high so I don’t really wear it, bought from eBay alongside another yoke a few years ago. I dont think the colours… Continue reading

fair isle yoke

Dark brown machine knit body with hand knit yoke, the yoke is quite short in depth which makes it very flattering on, bought from the Cancer Research Charity shop about five years ago,… Continue reading

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.

fair isle yoke

  Machine knit body and hand knitted yoke, made by ‘Judanes’ in Shetland, bought by my Dad for me in the Red Cross Charity shop about 5 years ago. Probably made in the… Continue reading

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