6 summer fair isle knits

All these long light evenings are the perfect excuse to curl up and enjoy some quality knitting nights. If, like us, you're fan of playing with pattern, we've picked out our 6  favourite summer fair isle knitting patterns to inspire you to knit up a splash of colour! Read more & reach for your needles to play with pattern this summer...

Summer fair isle knitting patterns

New knitting patterns for June

New knitting patterns from The Knitter

We're very excited to welcome a fresh batch of beautiful knitting patterns over on The Making Spot today. This latest collection are from The Knitter issue 96, which hits the shops today. Read on for more info!

Designer focus: Judy Furlong

The Making Spot favourite Judy Furlong is a wizz with a pair of knitting needles. When she's not busy designing for major knitting mags and sites (including, of course, providing some of the loveliest patterns on The Making Spot!), she's kind enough to impart some pearls of wisdom on our sister site The Knitter. We thought it was about time we learnt a little more about this super-talented individual. So our latest addition to The Making Spot team, Ruth Hamilton, asked her all about suprising start in knitting and why she's expecting a call from the Tate Modern... Read  more.