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Topic: How can I adapt a fair isle pattern to my garment??  (Read 491 times)
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tinker37
« on: February 25, 2009 07:38:16 AM »

Hi,
I love Fair Isle and I have no idea how to adapt a fair isle pattern of my choice, to my knitting garment.  Does any one know how to do this? 
thank you for any help you can provide.
Judith
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nat12
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2009 02:31:06 PM »

It kind of depends on what it is I think.

Have you got a link or pic of the things you want to do / combine?

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« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2009 03:07:31 PM »

What exactly are you thinking of doing?  Do you want to convert a piece to fair isle all-over or just add a band of colorwork somewhere?

Adding colorwork into a piece is pretty easy--the one thing to check is that your motif will divide evenly into your garment.  i.e. if you have a motif that is 10 sts across, and your sweater is supposed to be 195 sts around, you'll need to add or subtract 5 sts to make the total sts an even multiple of 10.
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