Fallow by Carrie McGowan


June 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in Seed Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
180 yards (165 m)
One size to fit average head size (20-24” circumference). Finished Height: 8 1/2”. Finished Circumference: 17”.
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Fallow is an easy hat pattern whose texture enhances the beauty of the natural Greenwood Hill Farm yarn.

This design is part of our collection for New England Farm to Fiber, a “farm yarn” stall at the Boston Public Market, to bring you a collection of accessories highlighting minimally processed, undyed, heritage sheep yarn from local farms throughout New England. Yarn and Kits are available for purchase from New England Farm to Fiber.

Pattern is written

Finished Height: 8 1/2”
Finished Circumference: 17”
One size to fit average head size (20-24” circumference)

Approximately 180yds of heavy DK or light worsted weight yarn.
1 skein Greenwood Hill Farm 100% Merino DK yarn (100% Merino Wool; 180yds/50g)
Sample shown in White.

Size 5 (3.75 mm) 16” circular needles (or size needed to obtain gauge)
Size 3 (3.25 mm)16” circular needles (or 2 sizes smaller than gauge needle)

24 stitches x 21 rows = 4” in Seed Stitch pattern with larger needles

Stitch Markers, tapestry needle, and cable needle (optional)

Knit, purl, knit into the stitch below, knitted decreases, and casting on

Have a question or comment about this pattern? Feel free to ravmail ohshedabbles, email carrie@newenglandknitting.com, or post in the New England Knitting group.

Items made from this pattern may be sold by an individual. Items made from this pattern may not be sold by a company or corporation without permission.