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with Tanis Gray
Online Class

Fair Isle Fundamentals

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Fair Isle knitting doesn’t have to be intimidating. Author and knitwear designer Tanis Gray guides you through the basics of this classic style, from color theory to chart-reading, so you can dive in with confidence. Fancy colorwork, here you come!


  • intermediate
  • 6 episodes
  • 1h58m

Included in this Class

1. The Power of Color

1. The Power of Color

Meet Tanis Gray! Tanis starts class with every knitter's favorite topic: color. Follow along for some helpful pointers that will help you choose the hues that best express your project, purpose and even mood.

2. Design Impact: Yarn & Charts

2. Design Impact: Yarn & Charts

Make sure you're choosing the right fiber for your Fair Isle. Tanis guides you through the effects of yarn on the texture and durability of your knits, before breaking down chart-reading in the round.

3. Fundamental Techniques

3. Fundamental Techniques

Managing multiple strands can get messy, but not with Tanis' tips. Discover how to hold multiple strands of yarn, controlling which colors are dominant to get the look you want.