The 10 Best Fair Isle Sweaters for Holiday 2009

The 10 Best Fair Isle Sweaters for Holiday 2009


The holiday season is in full swing and with it comes a plethora of festive trends and staples. One of the most famous—or infamous depending on how you look at it—is Fair Isle sweaters. Fair Isle is a traditional knitting technique originated in northern Scotland that is used to make patterns with multiple colors and designs. First made popular by the Prince of Wales, Fair Isle knits are now rocked by average Joes all over the world, usually paired with some blue jeans and an understated button-up.

Waiting for your grandma's hand-made version to come in the mail is probably a bad idea, so we've compiled a list of the 10 Best Fair Isle Sweaters for the Holiday Season. Check 'em out below...

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DIESEL PRINTED KNIT CREWNECK SWEATER
Available at Diesel, $160
POLO RUGBY SKULL INTARSIA WOLL SWEATER
Click here to Buy It Now at Rugby, $128

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HICKEY CASHMERE FAIRISLE CREW NECKER SWEATER
Click here to Buy It Now at Hickey, $312
LRG OLAFF CARDIGAN
Click here to Buy It Now at Karmaloop, $89

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CHLOË SEVIGNY FOR OPENING CEREMONY CREWNECK SWEATER
Click here to Buy It Now at Opening Ceremony, $161
SEAN JOHN SIDE BUTTON FAIRISLE CREW
Click here to Buy It Now at Sean John, $88

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TOPMAN FAIR ISLE SWEATER
Available at Topman, $55
WINGS + HORNS HOODED SWEATER
Click here to Buy It Now at Context, $600

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APRIL77 MOUNTAIN SPRINGFIELD
Available at Shotwell SF, $250
POLO RALPH LAUREN HAND KNIT WOOL ZIP SWEATER
Click here to Buy It Now at Polo, $359

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