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Fair Isle Technique

A coloured pattern of knit fabric with motives of Nordic countries. The knit fabric may be hand-made on knitting needles or machine-made. In both techniques there are loose strands of yarn carried on the wrong side, thus the fabric is fortified and its thermal insulation properties are improved.



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