1.1 [usually as adjective] Traditional multicolored geometric designs used in woolen knitwear: Fair Isle sweaters
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of Fair Isle in:
- The British & World English dictionary