Bellfield

Colourwork beanie

Embrace cosy and festive this winter with Bellfield, a cute stranded colourwork beanie featuring traditional Scandinavian snowflake motifs and a stunning snowflake crown. Bellfield is the perfect gift - quick to knit but very impressive!

The Bellfield Hat makes a great second stranded colourwork project that will stretch your skills. It’s worked bottomup with a cosy folded brim and enough slouchy length to pull down over your ears. The contrast colour cast-on is worked using what might become your new favourite cast on for ribbing: an alternating cable cast on. Working bottom-up means you can begin the colourwork comfortably on a 16 or 20" needle and switch to double pointed needles or magic loop once you’ve established your tension.


Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review Write a review

In comparison to the first pattern in the Colourwork Club, the Brunstane Cowl, the colourwork in Bellfield is a little more challenging: the pattern repeat is larger, so you might have to focus on the chart more; there are slightly longer floats of 6, and on one round 7 sts; and the crown shaping is incorporated into the colourwork. There’s also a large section in the middle of a very simple repeating pattern, in which only alternate rounds are stranded, so you’ll have a chance to relax. That snowflake crown is totally worth the effort! Whether you add a pom-pom is completely up to you.


Details

Skills for knitting this project

Build your skills by following the links to our clear step-by-step tutorials.

Optional Techniques


Gauge

30 sts and 32 rnds = 4" / 10cm in charted stranded colourwork pattern with larger needle

Sizing

3 sizes available, choose a size with about 1–3" / 2.5–7.5cm of negative ease

Finished circumference: 16[19, 22½]" / 40[47.5, 56]cm Finished length: 8½[9, 9]" / 21.5[22.5, 22.5]cm

Shown in sizes m–l


Supplies

Yarn

Shown in Rauma Finull PT2 (100% Norwegian wool, 191 yds/175m, 1.76oz /50g)

Needles and notions

Size 2½ / 3mm 6" / 40cm circular needle
Size 4 US / 3.5mm 16" / 40cm circular and preferred needles for working small circumferences in the rnd.


Version information