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Tonight I start a three week class on Fair Isle knitting. One pattern, eight colors of wool, and size 2 needles. 2. Maybe if I stop knitting everything else on my list of projects I’ll be able to finish this in three class sessions. I chose a fairly subdued color palette and ended up having to trade out one more gray for the brighter pink you see here.

Fair Isle Hat I

Eight colors of yarn!

I’ll keep you posted as to the progress and whether or not my brain ends up being able to handle this new-to-me knitting style. I really like the look of Fair Isle knitting so I’m hoping I’ll be able to learn how to make these things for myself.

“I don’t think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.” – Abraham Lincoln


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