My friend Joanne is making the Palette Fair Isle Cardigan from Knit Picks. She came over today for some knitting and a refresher course in the two handed fair isle technique. I had a copy of The Philosopher's Wool DVD which we watched, and I loaned her, along with some practical ap.
We started with a pattern that alternated colors every other stitch. I'm about to start the 4x4 st square pattern. I laughed at my Knit Picks color palette choice. Doesn't it remind you of a 1970s kitchen?
Anyway, it was fun to do some fair isle knitting again. It's not difficult, just a bit more interesting than plain stockinette. This swatch might turn into some sort of Fair Isle for the American Girl Doll. Hmmmmm. Or maybe not. Maybe a swatch should just be a swatch.