Corrie Fair Isle Vest by Kerin Dimeler-Laurence

Corrie Fair Isle Vest

August 2009
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
2079 yards (1901 m)
34" - 42"
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Inspired by dramatic terrain of Corrie, Scotland, the geometric patterning on the Corrie Fair Isle Vest resembles steep mountain peaks. This diamond pattern is very versatile and it is possible to achieve very different looks, depending on the colors that you choose. Stick with the natural colors of the earth and sky, play with color gradations, use your favorite colors, or use neutrals so you can wear this vest frequently.

This pattern comes in 34”, 38”, or 42” finished bust measurements, and you can adjust the torso to fit for a petite, average, or tall length. This Fair Isle sweater is knit in the round and steeked at the neckband and armscyes.

Neutral version is shown in Palette in Merlot Heather, Verdant Heather, Wallaby, Bark, Almond, Camel Heather, Cream, Bittersweet Heather, and Celadon Heather.

Bold version is shown in Palette in Clematis Heather, Sky, Calypso Heather, Marine Heather, Navy, Masala, Sweet Potato, Cornmeal, and Oyster Heather.

Pattern is also available now as part of the Rainbow Knits ebook.

Video Tutorial is available.