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More Wirsit Inspo

Hello everyone,

As promised on our last Wirsit Inspo blog here are all the inspiration pictures we have posted on our Instagram and Facebook. Every week I (Ella) scour my photo archives for pictures from all seasons and match them up with 2ply Jumper Weight (mainly due to the shade range but I am always looking to use other ranges too!)

So here they are and as long as you keep enjoying them we will keep posting them:

Puffin in Fair Isle: FC21, 54, 91, 125, 1, 77 and FC12.

Wintery Walks, Lerwick. Shades 1, 75, FC34, FC38 and FC44.

Laburnum and Aliums, Lerwick Flower Park, Summer 2020. Shades 23, 123, FC24, FC11 and FC12.

2020 Lerwick Up Helly Aa Galley, shades 1, 121, 1403, 132 and FC41.

Stenness Haaf Station, Eshaness. Shades 1A, 90, 142, 78 and 54.

Sandy banks of a Shetland Beach, Yell. Shades FC15, FC12, 121, FC43 and 202.

Wild and Windy Seas, Lerwick. Shades 1280, FC61, FC35, FC41 and 81.

Sea Pinks on the Rocks, Fair Isle. Shades 1, 54, 81, FC11, 52 and 1284.

Ronas Hill on Boxing Day, shades 1A, 14, 121, FC55 and FC44.

Kegord Trees in the Summer, shades 1, FC11, FC12, 82 and 4.

A wintery day on the Westside, shades 14, FC61, 1281, 122 and FC44.

Wintery Shetland Pony Foal, shades 122, FC44, 5, FC24, 14 and 1.

I hope you enjoyed that, happy knitting!

12 Comments Post a comment
  1. Susan #

    Stunning, just what I needed! Fabulous pairings.

    February 12, 2021
  2. Kathy #

    Very pretty!!

    February 12, 2021
  3. Wonderful color inspiration. It reminds me of workshops with Felicity (Felix) Ford AKA Knitsonik. thanks!

    February 12, 2021
  4. Gail Lawson #

    I look forward to these pairings! In fact I purchased the yarn colors in the Laburnum and Alium photo from my LYS yesterday and have spent this afternoon choosing charts for a Fair Isle jumper using these glorious colors! You have inspired me to make up my own. I’ve wanted to try it for a long time. Thank you!

    February 12, 2021
  5. Meryl #

    These pairings are such a great idea. I always find selecting colours for fairisle patterns quite stressful. Keep them coming and I am also enjoying the scenery as well….so pretty.

    February 12, 2021
  6. NancyMac #

    OMWORD stunning inspirations….thank you for sharing! You’ve a fantastic eye for colour!!!

    February 13, 2021
  7. Margaret #

    Thank you Ella! Very inspirational!

    February 13, 2021
  8. PJ #

    This is brilliant! I have always wanted to match the colors in nature and you’ve done it for me at last! Bravo! This way I can take the yarn and colors and use them my way!

    February 13, 2021
  9. Marty McCarthy #

    Wonderful inspiration!

    February 13, 2021
  10. Tricia sadler #

    I was delighted to see the wonderful colour combinations based on nature . So inspiring .

    February 16, 2021
  11. Lety Booth #

    What perfect inspiration! I struggle with colors and this is a brilliant way to compile them!

    March 1, 2021
  12. joyce5673 #

    Wow, those colors are simply remarkable.

    March 23, 2021

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