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Fairest Isle Beanie Using Rowan Valley Tweed

Fairest Isle Beanie Using Rowan Valley Tweed





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The Design

"Fair Isle flurries and flakes!"

We love a classic beanie—but pretty Fair Isle makes this free pattern the fairest of them all! Just above a cozy ribbed brim (promising a comfy, snug fit), stranded colorwork flurries and flakes drift around your noggin. The snowflake motif has a traditional Nordic look that’s got us dreaming of snowy romps!

Knit in Rowan Valley Tweed, this beanie has just the right amount of woolliness. Light, strong, and hardy, this fiber is spun from 100% wool (a thread of which is lambswool for softness). The color palette of earthy greys, and richly flecked jewel tones will inspire any number of handsome colorways for this fair hat!

The Details

Adult: 20"/51cm circumference, 8½"/21.5cm deep, after blocking.

3 skeins Rowan Valley Tweed (226 yds/207m), one each in 3 colors. Designate Main Color (MC), Border Color (BC), and Snowflake Color (SC).
Shown in 105 Gordale (MC), 107 Wold's Poppy (BC) and 101 Malham (SC).
Or, in an equivalent sport-weight yarn: 120 yds/110m of MC; 14 yds/13m of BC; 13 yds/12m of SC.

Gauge needle: US 4 (3.5mm) 16"/40cm circular needle and set of double pointed needles, or size to obtain gauge.
Smaller needle: US 3 (3.25mm) 16"/40cm circular needle, or one size smaller than gauge needle, for ribbing.
Larger needle: US 5 (3.75mm) 16"/40cm circular needle, or one size larger for than gauge needle, for fair isle pattern.
5 stitch markers, including one in a unique color.
Darning needle to finish.

Approx. 26 sts = 4"/10cm in stockinette stitch, after blocking.

COLORWAY: Orcas. One skein each of Gordale, Wold's Poppy & Malham.

COLORWAY: San Juan. One skein each of Janet's Foss, Hardraw & Littondale.

COLORWAY: Shaw. One skein each of Raydale, Bedale & Littondale.

COLORWAY: Lopez. One skein each of Bedale, High Force & Malham.

Free digital Fairest Isle Beanie pattern. (Download)