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Fair isle patterned slouchy beanie

A slightly slouchy Fair Isle patterned beanie in one of my favourite colour combinations — grellow. Deep ribbing keeps things simple and streamlined from the front, with the colourful Fair Isle a beautiful surprise when you turn your head.


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27 sts and 32 rnds = 4" / 10cm in charted stranded colourwork pattern with larger needle.
22 sts and 42 rnds = 4" / 10cm in 2x2 rib with smaller needle. 
Measure gauge after wet blocking


3 sizes - small, medium, large

Finished circumference: 17½[19½, 22½]" / 44[49, 56]cm. Finished length: 9½" / 24cm.

Shown in size medium.



Fingering weight / 4ply wool yarn. 
Shown in Jamieson and Smith 2ply Jumper Weight

Needles and notions

Size 2 1/2 US / 3mm 16" / 40cm circular needle
Size 4 US / 3.5mm 16" / 40cm circular and dpns or preferred needles for working small circumferences in the rnd.

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