Fair Isle sweaters get their name from an island north of Scotland and describe the multi-colored patterns in knit sweaters. These days, traditional fair isle gets a hip boost like this Tikirani Fairisle Tunic Sweater ($78 at Urban Outfitters).
Here are more fair isle sweaters:
BDG Intarsia Shawl Collar Cardigan ($78.00 at Urban Outfitters)
Rendez-Vous by Paul & Joe Sister Hedi Sweater ($148 at Urban Outfitters)
Anna Sweater ($180 at Abercrombie & Fitch)
Printed Shawl Collar Cardigan ($35 at Old Navy)
Carlie Hooded Sweater Top ($32.90 at Forever 21)