Jang uses her popular \"Ivy League Vest\" pattern--included as a free pattern download with purchase of this video--and walks knitters through it's construction while teaching the basic of this popular color-stranded knitting technique.
Each Fair Isle lesson is explained step-by-step with Jang offering her inside tips and secrets for swatching for Fair Isle, holding two yarns comfortably, how to maintain tension, how to introduce new colors into the pattern, easy fixes for common mistakes, casting on for a steek, how to shape colorwork, how to cut steeks, and successful finishing techniques.
Included in this video is Jang's overview of the history of colorwork in Fair Isle and colorwork styles from other regions, plus a look at yarns and tools needed to successfully complete your Fair Isle projects. Introduction to Fair Isle: The Ivy League Vest anticipates the questions you may have about this traditional technique and makes the process of learning Fair Isle easy and fun.
Eunny Jang is a knitwear designer, host of Knitting Daily TV, and editor of Interweave Knits magazine as well as Interweave Knits Weekend and Interweave Knits Holiday Gifts special issues. She is passionately interested in knitting technique, history, and design. Eunny lives and works in Colorado.
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