Fair Isle


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Fair Isle,

island, c.3 sq mi (7.8 sq km), off N Scotland, southernmost of the Shetland IslandsShetland Islands
, island group and council area (1993 est. pop. 22,830), 551 sq mi (1,427 sq km), extreme N Scotland, NE of the Orkney Islands. Formerly the county of Shetland or Zetland
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. It is known for its traditional knitting in bright, multicolored designs and for its bird sanctuary.
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Fair Isle, located between Shetland and Orkney, has a population of around 60 people.
The children, from Fair Isle Primary School, take the 25-minute flight with their head teacher Ruth Stout, funded by the education department.
Cloe isn't the only Frenchwoman on Fair Isle - Marie Bruhat, 26, moved there to pursue a career in textiles.
The couple got married, Tim started working for the RSPB and they returned for a second season on Fair Isle.
Shaun Milner, 36, celebrated the birth of son Isaac just weeks after leaving Fair Isle to set up home with girlfriend Jenny Magni in Shetland.
Cape was PS16, now PS11.20, Peacocks 4 yellow fever Despicable Me Minions snow boots with furry inner, PS17.99, Shoe Zone, shoezone.com 5 isle be seeing you Brighten up with a Fair Isle style scarf, Williams & Brown, PS16, fashionworld.co.uk 6 knit hit 'Cause you can't beat a good pair of bed socks, were PS10, now PS9, Dorothy Perkins 7 bottle it up Snuggle up with this Sugar Candy hot water bottle and eye mask set, PS9.99, Very.co.uk 8 top to toe Keep baby girls toasty in this floral padded snowsuit with mittens, PS12, George at Asda 9 snow joke If it gets really cold try these Zanier bando GTX ski gloves, RRP PS26, but PS12.99 at tkmaxx.com 10 ear we go Protect your lugs with these faux sheepskin ear muffs, were PS16, now PS12.80, Debenhams 6 of going to print.
'Tis the season for Fair Isle hoodies, red and blue plaids, dresses, denim bottoms and many more.
If you have not caught Fair Isle fever yet, this hat is sure to pique your knitting interest.
Styles range from color blocking productions to Fair Isle tunics and more, and provide projects for every style and skill level, from pullovers and cardigans to form-fitting vests.
Brit star Jaime steps out in an uber-kitsch Fair Isle sweater, but cleverly pairs it with basic separates for a sleek look.
ACTORS are a curious breed but, for his own safety, Douglas Henshall was forced to resist any inquisitive urges while flying from Lerwick to Fair Isle to film the second series of Shetland.
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