Fair Isle Hat

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Fair Isle Hat

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This Fair Isle Hat pattern is designed using traditional motifs from the Island of Fair Isle, which is off the coast of Scotland. I have always loved the look of the traditional motifs from that area of the world. This hat is perfect for winter skiing, snowboarding or any other winter sports. It is worked in the round, using a colorwork technique I developed to help crocheters find a way to have their designs look almost as uniform as true stranded knitting. I love the fact that even though I am using fingering weight yarn, this hat will be warm and cozy. It looks complicated, but it is in fact rather easy to create using just single crochets worked in the back loop. Reading the chart will become easy as you go, since each colorwork row only has 2 colors and you can easily work over the top of the unused color. No strands on the inside of the hat to catch on anything!

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PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS

This is a CROCHET Pattern.

The pattern is written out in full and includes schematics, stitch chart, and stitch counts.

The pattern has been professionally tech edited. 5 Pages.

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YARN

600 yards fingering weight yarn

Sample uses Baah Yarns La Jolla, 100% Superwash Merino Wool; 400 yards/115 grams, Tequila Lime (A), Winter Purple (B), Orange Amber (C), Iris (D)

GAUGE

21 sc and 18 sc rows = 4" (10 cm).

CROCHET HOOK

Size F/5 (3.75mm) crochet hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

FINISHED SIZE

Lying Flat, hat is 9 (10) inches wide by 9 (9) inches tall. Hat will fit heads up to 20 (22) inches head  circumference.