Tag Archives: Fair Isle

Faherty Alpaca Blend Cowichan Button Pullover

I can hardly justify spending $400 for a sweater. I don’t care if it’s made from ethically-sourced Alpaca wool and Merino wool or knit in a traditional Fair Isle style. $400 is still a steep price to pay. But if … Continue reading

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Mill City Fineries Fair Lake of the Isles Necktie

I’m going to leave this one here for discussion. I love plaid. I love fair isle. I love red, white and blue. But I’m not so sure I love them all together. There’s a lot going on here with this … Continue reading

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Vineyard Vines Two-Tone Fair Isle 1/4 Zip Sweater

Fair Isle is winter’s equivalent of seersucker, a pattern that many people think should be restricted to a brief window of wear. For Fair Isle that starts in November and runs through Christmas, but with Fair Isle’s association with Christmas … Continue reading

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Dapper Classics Purple with Burgundy and Grey Fair Isle Sock

If it’s a must that we begin wearing socks again, let’s at least make them worth wearing. The common advice is to always match your socks with the color of your pants. Where’s the fun in that? Unless the situation … Continue reading

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L.L.Bean Fair Isle Shetland Wool Sweater

It’s supposed to be nearly 80° today. Despite the Labor Day proclamations of summer ending a couple days ago, it doesn’t really end for another couple weeks. So it sure as heck does not feel like fall, which makes it … Continue reading

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Vineyard Vines Neon Fair Isle 1/4 Zip

The presence of fair isle almost makes the cold temperatures worth it. Almost. For its latest collection, Vineyard Vines has taken the classic fair isle sweater and given it a 21st century spin. The name spoils the surprise, Neon Fair … Continue reading

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Prep Work: Fair Isle

Think winter and you’re bound to think of Fair Isle patterns.  An iconic method of knitting from across the ocean, you’ll find Fair Isle in everything from sweaters to ties once the air turns cooler.  Read through this quick guide … Continue reading

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