Fair Isle


Definition of Fair Isle

: a style of knitting originating in the Shetland Islands that is characterized by bands of multicolored geometric patterns also : an article of clothing knitted in this style

First Known Use of Fair Isle

1851, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Fair Isle was in 1851

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“Fair Isle.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fair%20Isle. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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