Who needs twinkling lights on the tree when you can show off your own sweet stitches? Find out how to knit holiday ornaments in the Fair Isle style with step-by-step guidance from designer Tanis Gray. Get an introduction to two-color knitting — including managing floats, controlling tension and reading charts — plus tips and techniques for working in the round, shaping and more. Whether you’re looking for a quick project for holiday gifting or a treat for yourself, these ornaments are sure to be used and loved this season and beyond.
Learn a provisional cast-on technique, then begin knitting in the round to start your ornaments. Plus, Tanis reveals her preferred method for working small circumferences: with double-pointed needles.
Now, it's time to tackle colorwork. Find out how to carry two colors at once, float your yarn with confidence and work from a chart. Your ornaments will really start to shine!
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