Northern Girl's Fair Isle Tam by Donna Estin

Northern Girl's Fair Isle Tam

Knitting
April 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in Over Fair Isle Pattern
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1035 yards (946 m)
One Size
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Skill Level: Experienced

Fun, lively colors and a mesmerizing pattern come together in this striking Fair Isle Tam. The hat is knitted in the round from the brim, ending with the crown and is worked corrugated ribbing around the brim, and stockinette stitch for the rest. The pattern is charted.

Size: To fit small to medium-sized adult head

Finished Measurements: Brim Circumference 21” (53cm)

Materials and Equipment:
Jamieson’s SHETLAND SPINDRIFT (25g, 105m, 100%
Pure Shetland Wool): 2 skeins #104 Natural White (A),
1 skein each of the following colors:
B = #655 China Blue
C = #665 Bluebell
D = #700 Royal
E = #435 Apricot
F = #308 Tangerine
G = #470 Pumpkin
H = #616 Anemone
Size 2 (2.75mm) circular 16” needles
Size 3 (3.25mm) circular 16” needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Size 3 (3.25mm) double pointed needles
Stitch Markers
Tapestry Needle

Gauge
30 sts & 35 rows = 4”/10cm over Fair Isle pattern on larger needles To save time, take time to check gauge.