If you're from a really small remote place yourself, you'll probably enjoy the fact that Fair Isle is a tiny place in the middle of the North Sea, but their knitting traditions are still prominently represented in fashion today.
Guernsey Gansey Tankini and Fair Isle share a map.
Map and Nordkini.
Highlighting the Fair Isle String, inspired by Elizabeth Zimmermann, and the Guernsey Gansey Tankini, instructions and visuals from "Knitting the Old Way."
Aran and Cowichan.
Map dots, ephemera highlighted.
Just showing off the skirt on the Fair Isle string - Okay, I'm pretty proud of that one. And it was fun to make!