Bedale by Rachel Coopey


February 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch stranded colourwork
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
To fit head circumference 51 (56, 61) cm [20 (22, 24) inches]
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A simple, effective, stranded colourwork pattern contrasts White Rose with the soft blue Aire shade in this relaxed beanie hat.

Hat body circumference
56 (61, 66) cm 22 (24, 26) in
To fit head circumference
51 ( 56, 61) cm 20 (22, 24) in

Bedale is designed to have 3-5cm 1-2in positive ease in the body of the hat. Length 24cm 9.5in To reduce length and slouch of this hat, work fewer repeats of Chart A; each repeat adds approximately 2cm 0.75in to the length of the hat. Sample shown is 61cm 24in hat body circumference.

Baa Ram Ewe Titus 4ply (50% Wensleydale, 20% Bluefaced Leicester, 30% UK alpaca) 320m 350yds per 100g skein Colour A: White Rose, 1 x 100g skein
Colour B: Aire, 1 x 100g skein

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