December Fair Isle Hat by Chiaki Hayashi

December Fair Isle Hat

December 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5.5 stitches = 4 inches
in with two color knitting
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
150 yards (137 m)
20" women's, 22" men's(Please see the note for the yarn and needles.)
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This Fair Isle hat has a modern geometrical look.
Fun strip border with the shapes of Shamrock? Argyle?

Easy gauge, 5.5(5)/1” for two color knitting. Two sizes can be knitted with different weights of yarn.

The hat has a little bit of a relaxed shape. Not slouchy but the top has a little bit of room.

Please note that the suggested yarn and the gauge are for women’s size(20”). For men’s size (22”), you need heavy worsted yarn.

Gauge 5sts/1” with two color knitting. Needles - US 6 & 7.
Also the yardage 150 yards is the total yardage of MC and CC.
You need 65 yards of MC(white), 85 yards of CC(orange).

More yarn / needles / gauge info is available at