Fair Isle


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Fair Isle

 (fâr)
A small island between the Orkney Islands and the Shetland Islands of northern Scotland. Fair Isle is famous for its knitted woolen garments with distinctive colored patterns.

Fair Isle

n
(Clothing & Fashion) an intricate multicoloured pattern knitted with Shetland wool into various garments, such as sweaters
[C19: named after one of the Shetland Islands where the pattern originated]

Fair′ Isle`


n.
1. a banded geometrical pattern knitted into fabric with multicolored yarns.
2. clothing featuring such a pattern.

Fair Isle

A multicolored pattern used in knitwear made with Shetland wool.
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90, Not On The High Street Yellow Fair Isle jumper PS39.
Born on the outskirts of Bristol in 1951, Tim met his future wife on Fair Isle, in the Shetland Isles, where he had gone as a bird watcher.
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Zetland Transport Partnership (ZetTrans) invites expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced air carriers holding or capable of obtaining a valid operating licence issued by a Member State, who wish to be considered for the operation of a Public Service Obligation scheduled air services between the Shetland Mainland and the islands of Fair Isle, Foula, Out Skerries and Papa Stour.
The star of a TV documentary about life on Fair Isle has quit the tiny island - after fathering a child with a woman he met online.
Tis the season for Fair Isle hoodies, red and blue plaids, dresses, denim bottoms and many more.
com 5 isle be seeing you Brighten up with a Fair Isle style scarf, Williams & Brown, PS16, fashionworld.
A simple zigzag design is the perfect project for knitters who are new to Fair Isle.
Lundy, Rockall, Dogger, Fair Isle by Mathew Clayton with illustrations by Anthony Atkinson is published by Ebury, priced PS9.
Styles range from color blocking productions to Fair Isle tunics and more, and provide projects for every style and skill level, from pullovers and cardigans to form-fitting vests.
Brit star Jaime steps out in an uber-kitsch Fair Isle sweater, but cleverly pairs it with basic separates for a sleek look.
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