Rolling in the isle

If you’re writing a fashion and style column, like Yahoo! Shine’s “The Thread,” you should know something about fashion. At least you should know how to spell Fair Isle, a knitting technique or pattern named after the wee island in northern Scotland:

It doesn’t matter that a designer or clothing manufacturer calls its tights Fairisle. You need to call it by its proper name. And just so’s you know, it’s not Fair Aisle or fair-isle.


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