Colorwork Knitting 103: How to Knit Fair Isle for Beginners

Course description

If you’ve ever seen a beautiful colorwork sweater in a department store, or some multicolored mittens on a friend and wondered, “How’d they do that?” this is the class for you! Fair Isle colorwork is a great way to add another dimension to your knitting projects. With one simple technique, you can take any boring pattern and give it new life! The possibilities are endless.

In this online video class, knitting instructor Johnny Vasquez explains it all – from the basic technique, to tips and tricks for knitting in the round. Whether you want to learn to make simple colorwork cowls or a full blown Nordic style sweater, this class will put you on the right track!

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS CLASS

  • How to knit Fair Isle stranded colorwork
  • The differences between types of colorwork like stranded, intarsia, and Fair Isle
  • Different methods for holding your yarn
  • How to read colorwork charts

SKILLS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE TAKING THIS CLASS

  • How to knit the knit stitch
  • How to knit the purl stitch
  • How to knit in the round
  • How to read a basic pattern
Johnny Vasquez

Johnny Vasquez

Senior Instructor

Johnny Vasquez is the founder of Yarn Nation Media. After teaching himself to knit and crochet in 2010, Johnny started his first website to help pass his knowledge on to others. That site, New Stitch A Day, has since helped millions of people around the world take their yarn craft skills to the next level.

When he's not making videos about yarn he's working on a new business idea, watching an indie film, or planning his next travel adventure. He currently is traveling fulltime with his wife, Lacie, and their two beautiful little girls.

Course Includes

18 Videos

1 PDF

1.0 hr