St Pat's Blarney by Nicky Epstein

St Pat's Blarney

Knitting
November 2010
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 43 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
one size fits average adult
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This traditional Fair Isle pattern is my tribute to the Irish. I start with a blue ocean and sparkle it with blue metallic yarn and white wave tops, then continue with green and ocean sand. Then I top it off with the last snake that St. Patrick drove into the Irish sea. Instructions are given for an optional tubular cast-on that can be used on other hats in place of a regular cast-on. (It’s a matter of personal preference.) Note: two hats can be completed with the yarn amount that you need to purchase for one hat.