Fair Isle Sweater

Fair Isle Sweater

Written by: 
Audrey Mann

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YIELD

18" finished block (18 1/2" unfinished)

INGREDIENTS

From Snow (9900 11), cut:
{A} (1) 4” square
{B} (2) 3½” squares
{C} (2) 2½” x 6½” rectangles

From Scarlet (9900 47), cut:
{A} (1) 4” square
{D} (2) 3½” x 8½” rectangles
{E} (1) 5½” square
{F} (4) 2½” squares

From Peacock (9900 216), cut:
{G} (1) 2½” x 12½” strip
{C} (1) 2½” x 6½” rectangles
{H} (2) 2½” x 4½” rectangles
{I} (2) 2½” x 3½” rectangles
{F} (4) 2½” squares

From Betty’s Pink (9900 120), cut:
{J} (4) 4½” x 5½” rectangles
{H} (6) 2½” x 4½” rectangles
{K} (2) 1½” x 4½” rectangles
{E} (1) 5½” square
{F} (4) 2½” squares

INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1. MAKE HSTs

Make 2-at-a-time HSTs with 4” squares, trim to 3.5“ square.

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STEP 2. MAKE HOURGLASS

Make center hourglass with 5.5” squares. Make 2-at-a-time HST, then repeat with the HST to make 2 hourglass blocks (1 extra). Trim to 4.5” square.

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STEP 3. MAKE FLYING GEESE

Make stitch and flying geese with 2.5” x 4.5” rectangles and 2.5” squares.  
Use the following combinations:
2 Betty’s Pink/Peacock, 2 Betty’s Pink/Scarlet,
2 Peacock/Betty’s Pink.

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STEP 4. ASSEMBLE BLOCK

Assemble center of sweater by sewing units in rows together, then sew units into rows. Sew rows together.

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Sew sleeves together into rows, then join to sides of sweater center. Sew top row together,
then sew to the rest of the block.

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Audrey Mann

The Cloth Parcel

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