Fairytale Fair Isle

Pattern Curator Notes

This knitted classic is showing up in a new way. Not quite as preppy as seasons past. This go around the fair isle has a slight rebellious & forward aesthetic. These patterns may feel a bit more nostalgic to a different era while feeling modern & youthful in styling. Seeing this as more of an actual knit pattern rather than printed. Both cut & sew & fully fashioned. For Fall / Winter 19, there is an exploration of technique, stitch width, pattern & placement. There is more of a mash-up of shapes in these fair isles - some Nordic, Scottish & even Aztec influence all in one pattern. Staying with the tradition of 5 colors or less, these fair isles have more quirky color combinations instead of muted neutrals.