#Fair Isle Friday { week 2}

Today I’m answering your question, “How do I keep my “hearts” looking so neat?” A lot of this has to do with how you change yarn colors. In the video below I show you how to use your contrast color yarn for only the “hearts” & not your top loops. 

Method #1

The 1st way to change yarn colors is used when creating the classic fair isle “hearts” pattern. This method lets you change colors of just the heart while leaving the top loops of your stitch the main color.

crochet fair isle pattern


Method #2

I use this method when I am crocheting a more detailed stitch pattern. It changes the color of the heart & both the top loops of your stitch. Here’s a hint of what’s coming next week! The free pattern is now available here!

ikat crochet hat pattern

In both methods, I recommend working over the yarn not in use. This will give the inside of your hat a cleaner look. Now you know how to keep your fair isle crochet nice and neat! 

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change colors in fair isle crochet

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2 comments on “What You Need To Know To Change Colors in Fair Isle Crochet”

  1. Hi Sierra! I absolutely love your blog! I always get this sweet and cozy feeling when I visit. Just a side note, I noticed you commented on my blog (Croyden Crochet) only I didn’t realize it way you! lol! I’m so glad I made that connection! I’m actually working on a blog post that I hope to have up by Thurdsay. It will feature your fair isle #1 technique! I’m going to put a link to your video on the post. Have a great week!

    • Hi Mary!
      It’s nice to meet you! Thanks for visiting. I love your blog too, definitely a happy place! I can’t wait to see what fair isle blog post you have coming up next. Thank you for linking to my video. That made my day!
      Stay Cozy,

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