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Bottom up colourwork beanie
I've often thought that it would make sense to take inspiration from our Northern neighbours when it comes to making yarn from the fibre of our ancient sheep breeds. This yarn from Irish producer S Twist does just that, blending naturally coloured Galway, Jacob and Shetland fibres into a loose single ply that will be familiar to anyone who has worked with Icelandic lopi. It seemed only fitting to design a pattern inspired by the geometric colourwork yokes of Icelandic Lopapeysas.



26 sts and 29 rnds = 4" / 10cm in charted stranded colourwork pattern with larger needle.


Available in four sizes from x-small to x-large.

Finished circumference: 17[18½, 20, 21½, 23]“ / 43[47, 50, 54, 58]cm Finished length: 7½” / 19cm

Shown in size small with 2½“ / 5cm of negative ease.



Sport weight wool yarn.

Needles and notions

Size US 4 / 3.5mm 16" / 40cm circular

Size US 5 / 3.75mm 16" / 40cm circular and dpns or preferred needles for working small circumferences in the rnd

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