Fair Isle Hat Pattern

Posted: September 26, 2007 in FREE PATTERNS, Main Page

 

Fair Isle Hat Pattern

Yarn: Lamb’s Pride Worsted in 3 colors; dark- MC, light- CC1, medium- CC2

Needles: size 8; either 40” for magic loop or 16” and dpn’s

Gauge: 4.5 sts per inch

Sizes: head circumference; childs- 17”, (womens- 21”, mens- 23”)

  • With MC cast on 70 (80, 90).

  • Separate the sts in half and pull needle cord through for magic loop.

  • Moving front sts down to needle tip, have back half with yarn tail & working yarn on back cord, leave a loop on the left side.

  • Using back needle tip, join and start first round; k1, p1 around

  • Rounds 2- 6; *k1mc, p1cc1*, rep around

  • (womens & mens sizes only, kids size skip to round 13)

  • Rounds 7-12; knit MC around

  • Rounds 13- 30; follow chart

  • Rounds 31-34; knit MC (Rounds 31-36; knit MC)

  • Start decrease rounds as follows; *k 12 (14, 16), k2tog * repeat around

  • Knit 1 round

  • * k11 (13, 15), k2tog * repeat around

  • Knit 1 round

  • * k10 (12, 14), k2tog * repeat around

  • Knit 1 round

  • * k9 (11, 13), k2tog * repeat around

  • Repeat in this sequence of decreasing until you have about 5 sts left, cut yarn & draw through all sts, pull tight and weave in ends.

 

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MC Dark
CC1 Light
CC2 Med

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Designed and written by Chauntel Andreasen

Not to be used without express permission.

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Comments
  1. Anonymous says:

    Thanks for sharing your wonderful pattern. Very nice.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Why thank you very much! I hope you enjoy it! It’s a fun, fast fair isle knit.