Several months ago my friend Mary B. gave me an advertisement she had ripped out of a magazine. The challenge was to create a Fair Isle design from a source of inspiration that I hadn't chosen! This week I sat down with my yarns and the photograph, and I couldn't be happier with the results:
Oh, this is fun! Thanks, Mary. The swatch above is not symmetrical--I've varied some elements to test different colors and relationships--and the focus color was inserted with duplicate stitching (you can see the original green on the left).