1.2 [as noun, usually as modifier] Denoting traditional multicoloured geometric designs used in woollen knitwear: Fair Isle sweaters
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- This season, a floaty chiffon knee-length skirt paired with a Fair Isle sweater or a tweedy jacket will look extremely hip.
- Traditional Fair Isle patterns have a limited palette of five or so colours, use only two colours per row, are worked in the round, and limit the length of a run of any particular colour.
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