PATTERN: Shetland Fair Isle Blanket
YOU ARE BUYING A FINGER-KNITTING PATTERN, NOT THE FINISHED PRODUCT. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR BUYING YOUR OWN MATERIALS TO COMPLETE THIS PROJECT.
This PDF pattern includes pattern templates and row-by-row stitch instructions. For general instructions on knitting with Alize Puffy More yarn, please see my free instruction sheet here.
The Shetland Fair Isle Blanket combines multiple traditional Fair Isle motifs. Like all Alize Puffy More designs, this pattern is repeated on the back side of the blanket in inverse colours. Knit with all the same yarn for a two-colour design, or combine multiple colours for a more traditional Fair Isle look (photo 4). Instructions and template included for this colour variant.
SKILL LEVEL: Advanced.
SUGGESTED MATERIALS: 8 balls of Alize Puffy More yarn (5.3oz, 150g) (Image shown is the colour 6265) - OR -
For the multicolour variant (photo 4), 9 balls in these colours:
- 6282 (yellow/white) - 2 balls
- 6267 (pink/white) - 2 balls
- 6291 (purple/white) - 2 balls
- 6266 (blue/white) - 1 ball
- 6269 (turquoise/white) - 2 balls
SUGGESTED TOOLS: No needles required (finger knitting). Scissors. (Because the loops of this product are quite small, you may find it easier to use a crochet hook than your fingers. I use a US J10/6 mm hook).
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 39” by 42” (99 cm by 107 cm).
PLEASE NOTE: Alize Puffy More is a double-stranded yarn which is manufactured in a way to create double-sided colourwork patterns.
Currently, the only substitute for this yarn is Bernat Alize Blanket-EZ Graph It yarn, a new product soon to be available in North America. This new yarn will come in larger skeins, so you will need approximately 15% fewer skeins to complete this project as-is. Also, the loops are slightly taller, so your finished blanket will be 25% longer.
The Shetland Fair Isle Blanket pattern and all photographs are the property of I Love My Blanket/Reena Belford. This pattern and design are subject to copyright, and you may not distribute or sell this pattern under any circumstances.
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