Baa-ble Hat by Donna Smith
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Baa-ble Hat

March 2015
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
330 - 404 yards (302 - 369 m)
One size, average adult head, 52-57cm/20-22 inches
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This was the official pattern for Shetland Wool Week 2015, an event held every year in Shetland to celebrate Shetland wool and it’s associated crafts.

It is knitted in Shetland Aran weight yarn at a fairly tight gauge making a warm and cosy hat, good for keeping your ears warm in the Shetland wind!

It is a quick knit and it makes an ideal introduction to Fair Isle / colour work knitting.

Yarn required:
Green and blue version:
Jameson’s of Shetland Heather Aran (50g balls):

  • shade 998 Autumn x 1
  • shade104 Natural White x 1
  • shade 101 Natural Black x 1
  • shade 1390 Highland Mist x 1

Brown and Grey Version:
Jamieson and Smith Worsted Aran (50g balls)

  • shade Peat x 2
  • shade Snaa White x 1
  • shade Coll Black x 1
  • shade Silver Grey x 1