Fair Isle Neck Warmer by Chiaki Hayashi

Fair Isle Neck Warmer

by Chiaki Hayashi
Knitting
October 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
5.5 stitches = 1 inch
in Fair Isle pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
135 yards (123 m)
22" ~ 24" circumference, approx 7" height
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Very satisfying Fair Isle work, using stranded worsted weight yarn.
3 different motifs are repeated twice.
The sample shown is knitted with Hikoo “Tenzado”. This yarn has 2 shades in one color (gives really nice depth in the pattern :) and very easy to work with Fair Isle knitting.
Used only 3 different colors, 50g x 3 balls.

YARN
Any lighter worsted weight yarn works for this project.
If your gauge is - 6”/1”, it will be 22” circumference.
If your gauge is - 5.5 /1”, it will be 24” circumference.

The yardage above is a total of 3 colors.
MC - 75 yards.(Background color)
CC - 60 yards (Darker) + 45 yards (Lighter)

NEEDLES
US #5 or #6, 16” long circular needles.
Fair Isle knitting shows pattern work better with slightly tighter gauge.