FAIRISLE CLUB 6  SOLD OUT

 

The Fairisle Club is a fun, limited edition knitalong which aims to improve your Fairisle knitting technique, whilst creating a beautiful Fairisle project.

This is an exclusive club limited to the first 500 members!

 

Tapestry Wrap is a beautiful cardigan wrap with a slight Japanese influence. It is knitted in 7 sections using 20 colours of the British Breeds yarn and uses several different knitting techniques, including knitting Fairisle in the round, knitting Fairisle flat, steeking, short row shaping, picking up stitches, 3 needle cast off, grafting and mattress stitch.

 

Fairisle Club 6 is a complete kit, available in 4 sizes, comprising of all the British Breeds yarn, a beautiful shawl pin from Textile Garden, the full printed pattern booklet for your chosen size, a pattern folder and an exclusive Fairisle Club 6 canvas project bag. The club will be supported by instructional videos covering in detail each of the 7 sections that make up the Tapestry Wrap. As each section and the corresponding videos are released in intervals, you will be able to knitalong with Marie at your own pace referring to the videos when you wish. Only Fairisle Club 6 members have access to these videos.

 

New for This Year - you will be invited to join the Fairisle Club 6 Facebook group. This will be a private group which only the Fairisle Club 6 members will have access to.

In this group you will be able to chat with other members and receive help. For one hour each week, Marie will be available to answer any of your queries.

 

By joining Fairisle Club 6, you will be a member of the Fairisle Club and therefore able to buy the digital patterns of any of the previous projects.

 

Fairisle Club 6 will be open for booking from Friday 4th September at 4pm UK time. Booking will close on the 31st October or until 500 members have been reached, whichever is sooner.

 

The knitalong will start on the 1st December 2020.

SIZES

 

The Tapestry Wrap is available in 4 sizes (measurements are for the finished garment), the details are:

 

SMALL/MEDIUM (as shown in the photographs, Marie is a UK size 10)

To fit UK dress size from UK 8 - UK 14 (loose fit – semi fitted).

Chest width: 51 cm (20 in) flat or 102 cm (40 in) all round.

Length: 58.5 cm (23 in).

Ease: Between +21 cm and +5 cm depending on dress size.

 

LARGE/XLARGE

To fit UK dress size from UK 16 – UK 22 (loose fit to semi fitted).

Chest width: 62 cm (24.5 in) flat or 124 cm (49 in) all round.

Length: 62.5 cm (24.5 in).

Ease: Between +22 cm and +7 cm depending on dress size.

 

XXLARGE/2XLARGE

To fit UK dress size from UK 24 – UK 30 (loose fit to semi fitted).

Chest width: 72 cm (28.25 in) flat or 144 cm (56.5 in) all round.

Length: 66.5 cm (28.25 in).

Ease: Between +22 cm and + 7 cm depending on dress size.

 

3XLARGE

To fit UK dress size from UK 32 – UK 34 (loose fit to semi fitted).

Chest width: 76.5 cm (30 in) flat or 153 cm (60 in) all round.

Length: 66.5 cm (28.25 in).

Ease: Between +11 cm and +6 cm depending on dress size.

 

The cardigan is designed to be worn loose or semi fitted. It has a conventional back neck shaping. The main features of the design are the short row shaped side panel inserts, the back panel insert and the deep square set in sleeves. All these features help create a finished garment shape inspired by the classic Japanese Kimono silhouette. The cardigan can be worn unfastened or fastened with the lovely handmade metal shawl pin which is included in the kit.

 

SECTIONS & VIDEOS

 

The intervals between each video release will be staggered differently as some sections of the garment take longer to complete than others.

Release dates will be published in the welcome email.

The sections and videos will cover the following techniques:

 

1. Welcome to Fairisle Club 6, casting on tips, reading the border chart, knitting fairisle in the round, knitting the front edge and side panel steeks and weaving in ends.

2. Starting the main body, introducing the back panel steeks, reading the main body chart.

3. Crochet and machine steeking, back panel insert, knitting fairisle flat.

4. 3 needle cast off for joining back panel to main body, grafting back panel to border, mattress stitch shoulder seams, starting the sleeves.

5. Side panel inserts and short row shaping.

6. Grafting side panel inserts and starting collar.

7. Welt ribs and stitching back collar, general finishing.

 

NEEDLE SIZES

 

2.75 mm, 3 mm and 3.25 mm needles – straight and circular. Various circular needle lengths are required and these are listed on each pattern size.

 

Any queries then please send an email.

 

View common QUESTIONS & ANSWERS. View the TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

 

PRICES – UK & EU  SOLD OUT

 

SMALL/MEDIUM - £230.00 + postage (includes 34 x 25g balls of British Breeds, 1 x handmade shawl pin from Textile Garden, full printed pattern presented in a Fairisle Club 6 folder and a Fairisle Club 6 canvas project bag). The price does not include shipping.

 

LARGE/XLARGE - £255.00 + postage (includes 41 x 25g balls of British Breeds, 1 x handmade shawl pin from Textile Garden, full printed pattern presented in a Fairisle Club 6 folder and a Fairisle Club 6 canvas project bag). The price does not include shipping.

 

XXLARGE/2XLARGE - £270.00 + postage (includes 45 x 25g balls of British Breeds, 1 x handmade shawl pin from Textile Garden, full printed pattern presented in a Fairisle Club 6 folder and a Fairisle Club 6 canvas project bag). The price does not include shipping.

 

3XLARGE - £280.00 + postage (includes 46 x 25g balls of British Breeds, 1 x handmade shawl pin from Textile Garden, full printed pattern presented in a Fairisle Club 6 folder and a Fairisle Club 6 canvas project bag). The price does not include shipping.

 

The prices also include all four size patterns in digital form, the PDFs will be sent at the start of the knitalong.

The prices stated above include VAT @ 20%.

 

PRICES – NON EU  SOLD OUT

 

SMALL/MEDIUM - £192.00 + postage (includes 34 x 25g balls of British Breeds, 1 x handmade shawl pin from Textile Garden, full printed pattern presented in a Fairisle Club 6 folder and a Fairisle Club 6 canvas project bag). The price does not include shipping.

 

LARGE/XLARGE - £213.00 + postage (includes 41 x 25g balls of British Breeds, 1 x handmade shawl pin from Textile Garden, full printed pattern presented in a Fairisle Club 6 folder and a Fairisle Club 6 canvas project bag). The price does not include shipping.

 

XXLARGE/2XLARGE - £225.00 + postage (includes 45 x 25g balls of British Breeds, 1 x handmade shawl pin from Textile Garden, full printed pattern presented in a Fairisle Club 6 folder and a Fairisle Club 6 canvas project bag). The price does not include shipping.

 

3XLARGE - £234.00 + postage (includes 46 x 25g balls of British Breeds, 1 x handmade shawl pin from Textile Garden, full printed pattern presented in a Fairisle Club 6 folder and a Fairisle Club 6 canvas project bag). The price does not include shipping.

 

The prices also include all four size patterns in digital form, the PDFs will be sent at the start of the knitalong.

The prices stated above have the VAT already deducted.

 

SHIPPING

 

Due to Covid 19, Royal Mail deliveries to the USA and Canada has increased in price significantly and are subject to delay. Consequently, shipping to these countries will be via UPS.

Royal Mail will be used where it is more viable. Shipping will commence early November.

 

Please note that PO BOX addresses are not accepted.

 

UK all sizes – £12.00 via UPS

 

USA & Canada all sizes – £38.00 via UPS

 

EU S/M & L/XL – £19.50 via Royal Mail International Tracked & Signed

EU XXL/2XL & 3XL – £29.00 via UPS

 

Australia & New Zealand S/M & L/XL – £34.00 via Royal Mail International Tracked

Australia XXL/2XL & 3XL - £62.00 via UPS

New Zealand XXL/2XL & 3XL – £83.00 via UPS

SE Asia, Far East, Africa, S America, Middle East S/M & L/XL – £28.00 via Royal Mail International Tracked & Signed

SE Asia, Far East, Africa, S America, Middle East XXL/2XL & 3XL – £62.00 via UPS.

Here are the previous club projects – please click on them for more details.

Remember that membership to the Fairisle Club also makes the previous projects available to buy too!

Fairisle Club 5

Fairisle Club 4

Fairisle Club 3

Fairisle Club 2

Fairisle Club 1