fair isle

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

3:00 pm

Mr B’s Goerke Fairisle Socks


We’ve been getting a little carried away on the sock front of late, we’ll make no apology. This is what happens when Summer says ‘see you later’. Still holding out for some cashmere numbers for those luxury feet situations,  in…

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Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

1:00 pm

Moncler Fairisle Socks


Some more Fairisle love, this time from Moncler. These beige socks are of the heavyweight boot variety, 100% lambswool they feature the Moncler Tricolour on the cuff. See them at Nitty Gritty. More look after the click.

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Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

2:00 pm

Howlin by Morrison Fairisle Scarf


Time to get your Fairisle on. This most traditional of knits keeps on coming year after year possibly due to the fact that it just looks so damn good. Howlin by Morrison are big fans of this northerly isles most…

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Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

7:00 pm

YMC Fair Isle Sweater


Raglan for the heart. YMC delivers some affordable takes on the raglan look. The patter is fairisle and the colors are heavy. While not for all, some of you may prefer this look for the coming colder months. END has…

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Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

10:30 pm

Highland 2000 Brown Fair Isle Knit Cap


A nice woolie from Highland 2000. “This product contains British wool and has been handframe knitted in England by Highland 2000… Handframe knitting is a process which owes it’s existence to an invention by William Lee of Calverton, Nottinghamshire, 1859.…

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Thursday, November 18th, 2010

1:30 pm

Highland 2000 Fair Isle Scarf

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It’s turning into scarf weather and we’ve currently got a thing for the fair isle kind. Highland 2000 is finally turning up on British isles via the likes of Superdenim, but this sort of thing will still need you to…

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Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

1:30 pm

Drakes Fair Isle Lambswool Scarf

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Got money? great, you can read on. Everyone else might want to turn away now as this scarf pulls off that annoying trick of being desirable and near unaffordable. While $275 isn’t that much for a coat, it’s asking a…

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Friday, October 1st, 2010

10:30 am

Howlin by Morrison ‘Taxman’ Jumper

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There’s always room for a fairisle knit in our lives, so putting this up should come as no surprise. With just about everyone latching onto this ‘made in (insert worthy country here)’ trend, here’s a piece that’ll give you the…

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Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

12:15 pm

Farah Vintage Autumn 2010 Knitwear


Cable knits and pretty patterns are the order of knitwear for Farah Vintage this Autumn. They’ve come with a decidedly 80s styling… slightly over-sized heavy weight lambswool cardigans and jumpers. Highlights include “the Coppard”, a chunky cardigan shown above, and…

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Friday, August 20th, 2010

1:30 pm

Lou Dalton Fair Isle Scarf

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Is it silly to be looking at Fair Isle scarves in the midst of August? As we’re doing just that, we’re gonna say no. As the kids probably wouldn’t say, we’re feeling pattern mixing for the winter, so a fair…

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