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Glorious colour in fair isle shawls

Knitted fair isle shawl
Knitted shawl

Some years ago I made myself a fair isle shawl. I used about 25 different colours at random. The result was fun and original. It was also heaven to wear and suddenly I had people asking me to make more. Since then I have sold many.

They are made on my vintage knitting machine and each one takes about two days. With between 20-30 colours in each one, they are never quite the same but they are always gloriously warm.

Now I also occasionally make less dramatic knitted shawls, with perhaps just two contrasting colours.

All the fair isle shawls are made from 100% wool and should be hand washed and dried flat.

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