LEISURE ARTS-Fair Isle Style. Twenty fresh designs for a classic technique. Hailing from a tiny island in the northernmost island group of the British Isles, Fair Isle Knitting has been produced for nearly four hundred years and is still seen on runways today. Discover the Fair Isle knitting and more modern interpretations-from elegant subtle shadings inspired by the natural landscape to exuberant riots of color for its own sake. This is a book of project to knit as well as a book about knitting the Fair Isle Technique. This book offers a collection of patterns from a variety of established, rising and the new knitwear designers and focuses on fresh, modern uses of color for today's knitters. Softcover, Mary Jane Mucklestone. Softcover, 160 pages. Published 2013. Made in USA.