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Fair Isle Yarn

Fair Isle Yarn

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Inspired by the traditional knitting techniques of Fair Isle, this Sport Weight collection pays homage to the natural beauty of the island. This yarn has a tight twist and tubular feel giving anything knit from it a feeling of extra body and durability. Whether you’re knitting a traditional Fair Isle pattern or working on a modern adaptation you’ll feel yourself transported to the remote islands of Scotland.


Content and Fiber Origin: 100% American Merino Wool

Weight: 62 grams (2.2oz), #2, Sport

Length: 120 yards

Gauge: 23 sts in a 4 x 4” square knit on size US 4 (3.5 mm) needles.

Suggested Needle Size: US 3 to 5 (3.5 to 3.75 mm)

Suggested Hook Size: US E-4 to 7 (3.5 to 4.5 mm)

Care: Hand wash gently in cold water using a mild (bleach free) detergent.