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These fun fish are knitted in the round on double pointed needles with a simple Fair Isle inspired pattern and crochet embellishments. The design is easy for a first attempt at Fair Isle on a small quick to complete project.
Suitable for an advanced beginner. The pattern includes lots of photo instructions.
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Jamieson’s of Shetland DK or other dk weight yarn. Approx. 25m (27yds) main colour and 10m (11yds) of contrast colour. Allow for smaller amounts if introducing more colours.
x5 3.75mm (US 5) dpn knitting needles.
3.5mm crochet hook, blunt tapestry needle, spare scraps of yarn for markers, large handful of filling/stuffing.
Approximately 20cm long x 8cm wide x 3cm wide (8 ins x 3 ins x 1 1/2 ins).
Approximately 28 stitches x 36 rows in stocking stitch over 10cm (4 ins)
Knitting and crochet skills required
Knitting in the round, cast on, cast off, knit stitch, purl stitch, knit two stitches together, pass stitch over, make stitches, working with changes of colour, picking up stitches, Kitchener stitch, read simple chart, single double and triple crochet stitches.
Text and Graphics © Julia Marsh - Hand Knitted Things 2013
This pattern is for personal, non commercial use. It may not be sold in full or in part, and products made using this pattern may not be sold.