This book has a TON of adorable charts for fair isle knitting.. if you're into that sort of thing. I am an avid knitter and I've tried my hand at fair isle, using a few patterns in this book but I had no luck. It was TERRIBLE actually, tangles EVERYWHERE. But I am completely convniced that my fair isle failure was due to my own shortcomings and not the shortcomings of this book. The book has lovely patterns, and I think would be essential for anyone who likes fair isle knitting!