Winter Fair Isle Beanie
Have fun playing with color with this stranded knitting pattern.
Enjoy playing with color with this fair isle beanie! Mix and match solids, variegated yarns, or stripes of color.
Worsted weight yarn: 100 yards main color, 50 yards contrast color
Size 6 (4 mm) circular knitting needles 16"
Size 8 (5 mm) circular knitting needles 16"
Size 8 (5mm) double pointed needles
18 stitches / 24 rows = 4 in /10 cm in brioche stitch
10" height / 21" circumference
k2tog: knit 2 together
ssk: slip, slip, knit
Cast on 96 stitches. Making sure not to twist the stitches, join needles for working in the round and attach a stitch marker to mark the round beginning.
Round 1: *k1, p1; repeat from * to end of round
Repeat Round 1 until work measures 1.5 inches.
Work the chart below, repeating 6 times total.
On the final round, place 4 stitch markers every 24 stitches
Switch to double pointed needles as it becomes necessary.
Decrease round: *k2tog, k to 2 sts, before marker, ssk; repeat to end.
Work one decrease round followed by one round without decreases 4 times.
Work decrease rounds until you have 8 stitches left. Break yarn, weave yarn through remaining stitches and close off the hat. Block and weave in all loose ends.
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