Fernhill Hat by Marina Skua

Fernhill Hat

Knitting
March 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
131 - 197 yards (120 - 180 m)
Small, Medium, Large
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The Fernhill Hat is a slouchy beanie worked in the round in a two-colour stranded colourwork design, inspired by colours and flora found on Fernhill Farm on the Mendip Hills. A unisex design for teens/adults worked in Fernhill Farm’s soft Lopi yarn for lightweight warmth and comfort.

The pattern includes clear written instructions for the hat construction, charts for the colour work, and a hand-drawn schematic showing the dimensions of the three sizes available.

Sizes: Small (Medium, Large)
Finished circumference (unstretched): 46 (50, 54) cm / 18 (19.5, 21)”
Height (excluding pom pom): 25 (29, 32) cm / 10 (11.5, 12.5)”
Yarn: Fernhill Lopi (50 metres / 55 yards per 25 gram / 0.9 oz ball)
Colour A (Natural Shetland): 2 (2, 3) balls
Colour B (Space-dyed): 1 (1, 1) ball

https://folksy.com/items/6862344-Undyed-Pure-Wool-Lopi-Yarn-Natural-Grey-Bluefaced-Leicester-25g-Ball

https://folksy.com/items/6801485-Space-Dyed-Pure-Wool-Lopi-Yarn-Green-Grey-and-Orange-25g-Ball

https://folksy.com/items/7108310-Undyed-Pure-Wool-Lopi-Yarn-Natural-Coloured-Beige-25g-Ball

Gauge: 18 sts and 26 rows = 10 cm / 4” in stockinette st on 4 mm needles, after blocking
Needles: 3.5 mm / US 4 circular needle, 60 cm / 24” length
4 mm / US 6 circular needle, 60 cm / 24” length 4 mm / US 6 double-pointed needles, if desired
Notions: Stitch marker, tapestry needle for sewing in ends. If desired: Pom pom maker or card to make pom pom, and thread or strong yarn to attach to hat.