Shetland Solstice by Gudrun Johnston

Shetland Solstice

November 2023
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Fair Isle pattern
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
200 yards (183 m)
One Size (see below)
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This hat pattern is currently part of a kit which will be available at Simply Shetland Stockists beginning November 3rd.

Here is the link to the list of retailers stocking the kit.

The pattern will be available to the general public in early December.

Circumference at brim: 18” / 46cm
Length from brim to crown as worn: 8 3⁄4”/ 22.5cm Circumference at widest point: 21 3⁄4 / 55.5cm

3.5mm / US 4 circular needle, 40cm / 16” length (for body of hat)
3.5mm / US 4 DPNs or long circular needle (if working magic loop for crown of hat) 3mm / US 2 circular needle, 40cm / 16” length (for brim)
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Fingering weight yarn in the following amounts: 95 yards MC
25 yards CC1
40 yards CC2
30 yards CC3
25 yards CC4
Allow approx. 40 extra yards if making a pom pom.
shown in:
Sample 1: Jamieson’s Of Shetland Spindrift (100% Pure Shetland Wool; 105m / 115 yds per 25g ball)
MC Pine Forest, CC1 Eucalyptus, CC2 Old Gold, CC3 Nutmeg, CC4 Spice

1 stitch marker, tapestry needle for weaving in ends

27 sts & 32 rounds = 10cm / 4” over Fair Isle Pattern on 3.5mm needles after blocking 28 sts & 40 rounds = 10cm / 4” in Rib Pattern on 3mm needles after blocking