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Fair Isle sweaters not just for geeks

<p>Wooly geek chic is the season’s unexpected must. Fair Isle, the eccentrically patterned, Scottish heritage knit, has had quite a comeback.</p>

Wooly geek chic is the season’s unexpected must. Fair Isle, the eccentrically patterned, Scottish heritage knit, has had quite a comeback.


The term Fair Isle is often used to describe any patterned knitwear. However, only designs, which originate from Fair Isle in Scotland’s Shetland Islands should technically be termed with the Isle’s name.


Here are some of the best on the market.


From left to right:



  1. Marc by Marc Jacobs, $371, my-wardrobe.com

  2. Farah, $80, urbanoutfitters.com

  3. Topman, $84, topman.com

 
 
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