How To Read A Fair-Isle Chart

In this video Liat Gat, of Knitting Superstar, shows us how to properly and effectively read a fair-isle chart.

If you’ve never worked from a knitting chart before, you may be wondering why we don’t just use a pattern that says “k3 sts with A, k 2 with B,” etc.

In fact, it just takes a little getting used to, and then a chart is much easier to read from than a written pattern. A chart is a visual representation of the pattern. Even the most complex fair-isle design looks clear and organized on a chart, whereas a written pattern would become wordy and difficult to follow. Don’t let yourself get bogged down; grab a highlighter and watch the video to learn how to quickly and easily read knitting charts.

This video tutorial was created and is brought to you by Liat Gat, the web’s premier knitting instructor, who is also the creator of the most comprehesive video knitting course around: Become a Knitting Superstar.

You can also check out the Complete Video Guide to Fair-Isle Knitting.

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  1. Thank you so much, this reminded of the 1970’s when my mother taught me to knit. You are finishing off where my mother stopped.

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