#08 Fair Isle Hat by Mary Ann Stephens
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#08 Fair Isle Hat

August 2011
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
328 yards (300 m)
Adult woman
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Called “Fair Isle Fez” in The Ultimate Hat Book.

Link to PDF available for purchase through Vogue Knitting: http://store.vogueknitting.com/p-2595-fair-isle-hat.aspx

Standard fitting, stranded knit cap worked in the round using two colors.


  • One 1-3/4 oz/50g hank (each approx 164yd/150m) of Cascade Yarns Cascade 220 Sport (wool) each in #8555 black (MC) and #8505 white (CC)
  • One each size 4 (3.5mm) and size 6 (4mm) circular needles, 16”/40cm long
  • One set (5) size 6 (4mm) double-pointed needles (dpns)
  • 2 size 4 (3.5mm) dpns for I-cord
  • Stitch markers

Designer’s blog post on the hat.
Designer’s blog post for tassel instructions.