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This is a beginner fair isle knitting pattern. Knit with a super bulky yarn, so it knit’s up super quick! {plus video tutorial!}

 

About:

Available Sizes: One

Size: 12″ – 15″ {30cm – 38cm} Calf Circumference

Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart

Pattern Language: English

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

PDF Format: Printer & Mobile Friendly

Bonus: Video, Checklist

 

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Techniques:

Knit in the Round

Knit & Purl Stitches

Fair Isle

 

Materials:

Yarn Weight: Super Bulky

Yardage: 50 – 60 yards {48 – 55 meters} {Dominant Color}

Yardage: 25 – 30 yards {23 – 27 meters} {Accent Color}

Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick

Needle Size: US 11 {8mm} Knitting Needles with a 16″ {40cm} Cable, or DPNs

Extras: Stitch Marker

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Details:

Measurements: 6 1/2″ W x 5 3/4″ {16cm x 15cm}

Gauge: 9 STS & 14 rounds per 4″ {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below

Weight: 3.4oz {96g}

 

Notes:

Not reversible.

Knit bottom up, however you can wear them either way.

Knit using the fair isle knit stitch.

Knit in the round with a circular needle.

I used HiyaHiya interchangeable needles with 3 1/2″ {9cm} tips.

When knitting in the round you’re always knitting the right side of your work.

CO loosely, making sure your stitches slide easily. Too tight of a stitch will make these difficult to knit in the round. The first couple of rounds will be a little tight, but it gets easier as you go.

 

Video:

Click here to watch the “Fair Isle Knit Stitch” video tutorial.

 

Pattern, Knit In The Round:

{Starting with the dominant color}

CO 28 STS, PM, join in the round

Row 1: *K1, P1*

Row 2-14 [all even rows] : with the dominant color *K*

Rows 3, 7 & 11: *with the dominant color K3 STS, with the accent color K1*

Rows 5, 9 & 13: *with the dominant color K1, with the accent color K1, *using the dominant color K3, with the accent color K1* repeat between the stars until you have 2 STS remaining, and then with the dominant color K2 STS

Row 15: with the dominant color *K*

Row 16: with the dominant color BO in K1, P1 pattern

Weave in the ends.

Block, if desired.

Knit the second the same as the first.

 

Abbreviations:

* – * – repeat between *

BO – bind-off in pattern

CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}

K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}

KITR – knit in the round

P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}

PM – place marker

STS – stitches

 

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{FREE} Fair Isle Boot Cuff Knitting Pattern : Sacrifice

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