Knitting Jenny offers handknitting patterns, books, textile history, and camaraderie

Since 2005, Jennifer Daley has been sharing her knitting journey on this Knitting Jenny website. In 2023, while living on Fair Isle, the historic birthplace of Fair Isle knitting, she launched The Knitting Jenny Pattern Series, which now includes 24 knitting patterns with more forthcoming. Knitting Jenny celebrates creativity and colorful wool projects inspired by Fair Isle of the Shetland Islands, Scotland.

The Knitting Jenny Pattern Series

Collection 2: Fisherman's Keps

Collection 2 features fisherman’s keps, which are knitted caps or hats, often... 

Collection 1: Mittens

Collection 1 features Fair Isle inspired mittens, often with a modern interpretation... 

Book cover featuring green Shetland wool sweater with colorful matching hat.

Forthcoming Book Launch!

Join the author as she reveals her life on Fair Isle, including the people, traditions, and island dynamics.

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