Feral Knitter

January 2021

What a year it’s been so far, for all of us, demonstrating the limits of predictability and the importance of maintaining a flexible approach to life. I hope you are finding some joy in exploring color and pattern in your knitting throughout whatever life is throwing at you right now.

My approach to Fair Isle knitting is modern and very personal; my goal is to share my deep appreciation for this type of knitting and to help you develop the confidence to plunge into this world of color and pattern.

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Enjoy all the colors!

Janine

WHAT IS A FERAL KNITTER?

In 2003 I was setting up a Fair Isle color study sub-group of the Seattle Knitters Guild. A non-knitting friend, overhearing the discussion, asked me, apprehension thick in her voice, “Janine, WHAT is a feral knitter?” The name stuck. A feral knitter is someone who loves color knitting, playing with color combinations and garment shapes, and learning about construction and fit.