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1One of the Shetland Islands, about halfway between Orkney and the main Shetland group.
- 1.1[usually as adjective]Traditional multicolored geometric designs used in woolen knitwear.‘Fair Isle sweaters’
- ‘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.’
- ‘This season, a floaty chiffon knee-length skirt paired with a Fair Isle sweater or a tweedy jacket will look extremely hip.’
- 1.1[usually as adjective]Traditional multicolored geometric designs used in woolen knitwear.
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