Fethaland by Gudrun Johnston


December 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Fair Isle and Stockinette in the rnd
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
290 yards (265 m)
One Size- 19 Inches circumference at brim
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Fethaland is a slouchy beanie featuring a lovely zig zagging Fair Isle pattern.
This is a great project for using up any small amounts of fingering weight yarn you might have lying around.
This hat is worked bottom up and begins with a twisted rib for the brim followed by stockinette stitch in the rnd and stranded colorwork.

19 inches circumference at brim, 21.5 inches circumference at widest point in body of hat and 9.5 inches tall.

US 3/3.25mm 16” circular needles
US 4/3.5mm 16” circular needles
US 4/3.5mm set of dpn’s or long circular (if working magic loop for crown of hat)

Fingering Weight Yarn in the following amounts:
200 yards of MC, 60 Yards of CC1 and 30 yards of CC2.
Shown in Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia
Wool; 275 yards/50g) in Artifact(MC)/Woodsmoke (CC1)/Hayloft (CC2) and Woodsmoke (MC)/Nest (CC1)/Faded Quilt (CC2)

Stitch marker (optional)
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

26 sts and 34 rnds= 4 inches in Fair Isle pattern and Stockinette Stitch in the rnd on US 4 needles after blocking.
25 sts and 36 rnds= 4 inches in Twisted Ribbing on US 3 needles after blocking.