Knitting Jenny shares knitting know-how, patterns, books, and textile history.

Knitting Jenny is the creation of Jennifer Daley, who has been sharing her knitting journey on this Knitting Jenny website since 2005.

In 2023, from her knitting design studio in Fair Isle, the historic birthplace of Fair Isle knitting, Jennifer Daley launched The Knitting Jenny Pattern Series, which now includes 31 knitting patterns, with more forthcoming.

Knitting Jenny celebrates creativity and colorful wool projects inspired by Fair Isle of the Shetland Islands, Scotland.

Welcome to The Knitting Jenny Pattern Series with Jennifer Daley!

Pattern Collection 2: Fisherman's Keps

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

Pattern Collection 3: Fisherman's Keps

Pattern Collection 3 features fisherman’s keps, which are knitted caps or hats,... 

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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