53 Free Knit Fair Isle Accessory Patterns
Yarnspirations has dozens of free stranded knitting patterns for you to make, showing off traditional and modern patterns in projects ranging from simple to complex designs. Even non-crafters can see the love and care that go into making Fair Isle patterns, and these small projects are perfect for establishing a new skill. This roundup of knit Fair Isle accessory patterns includes mittens, hats, cowls, capes, and more.
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Ponchos and Capes
Ponchos and capes add a layer on top of your current outfit, with fewer worries about fit — making them great for gifts!
- Fair Isle and Flowers Poncho
- Fair Isle Poncho and Arm Warmers
- Fair Isle Knit Capelet
- Reverse Fair Isle Knit Poncho
Cowls and Scarves
Cowls let you work the stranded design in a circle — some Fair Isle scarves are also knit to be double thick, so the pattern is on the right side on both sides.
- Fabulous Fair Isle Cowls
- Fair Isle Knit Cowl
- Fair Isle Scarf
- Fair Isle Stranded Cowl
- Fleur Isle Knit Cowl
- Bright Diamonds Cowl
- Fair Isle Knit Scarf with Pockets
Everyone will admire your hands when you’re wearing these elaborate stranded knit mittens!
Socks and Slippers
Colorwork patterns on your socks and slippers make a fun treat!
Coordinate different accessories with these sets, mixing hats and mittens, hats and cowls, and more for an easy way to look together.
- Snowflake Hat and Mittens Set
- Northern Fair Isle Knit Hat and Mittens
- Fair Isle Knit Hat and Mittens Set
- Fair Isle Ski Hat and Mittens
- Fair Isle Knit Hat and Cowl
- Nordic Yoke Set
- Fair Isle Ski Band and Mittens
Hats are a classic Fair Isle project, and for good reason! Working in the round is perfect for stranded knitting, and
- Fair Isle Tam
- Vivid Fair Isle Hat
- Celtic Fair Isle Beret
- Lattice Fair Isle Hat
- Favorite Knit Fair Isle Hat
- Baby Fair Isle Hat
- Graphic Knit Fair Isle Hat
- Color Fusion Cap
- Color Rules Knit Fair Isle Hat
- Fair Isle Ice Cap
- Knit Fair Isle Hat
- Frosted Fair Isle Knit Hat
- Fair Isle Skull Cap
- Check Mate Fair Isle Hat
- Patons Hats
- Gimme a Hug Headband
- Crazy for Color Cap
- Cap It Off
- Man’s Best Friend Knit Hat
- Ski Skulls (hat)
- Snow-Speckled Hat
- Love to Knit Fair Isle Hat
- Nordic Hat
- Nordic Flake Hat
- Family Knit Fair Isle Adult Hat
- Knit Go Around Fair Isle Hat
- Guildwood Knit Hat
- Easy Knit Fair Isle Baby & Kids Hats