Beanie Heidi by Astrid Tueting

Beanie Heidi

Knitting
November 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colorwork
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
180 - 191 yards (165 - 175 m)
XS/S [52-54cm], M/L [56-58cm], L/XL [58-60cm]
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Beanie - “Heidi”
I designed this hat for one of my best friends.
We both love the colour bordeaux (port wine) and her favourite colour is light blue (eggshell). We live quite a ways apart and to make the distance feel not so far I made this beanie for us to be connected by wearing this same hat.
Knitting technique
Fair Isle, stranded colourwork, jacquard, two colours per round
Level
Advanced knitter, suitable for beginner of colourwork knitting technique
Sizing head circumference
XS/S 52-54cm, (M/L) 56-58cm, {L/XL} 58-60cm
(Details for sizes in according brackets)
Hat height (incl. ribbing): ~21cm
Yarn
Jamieson’s of Shetland - Spindrift, 100% wool, yardage 105m/25g
Model colours: MC: Port Wine (293)~18g, CC1: Sunset (186)~15g,
CC2: Eggshell (768)~7g, CC3: Crimson (525)~4g, CC4: Maroon (595)~5g,
(Alternative suggested yarns: Jamieson & Smith, Isager Strik Tweed,
Rauma Finullgarn or any other yarns with similar properties)
Gauge
30sts x 32rnd = 10cm x 10cm (stranded colourwork in the round)
Needles
double pointed needles or short circular knitting needles or at least 32” long circulars for magic loop
Suggested size: 3,0mm/US 2½ for main section and
2,5mm/US 1½ for ribbing & crown shaping
Notions
Stitch marker, scissors, sewing needle

Happy Knitting!

I am all excited about your pictures from the completed beanies.
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