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Step 3: Houndstooth Hat

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No circular needles? No problem! Learn how to fair isle on your flat knitting. Three sizes and four colorways make this hat the perfect cool-weather gift.

Sizes

Single Size
To fit average Child's (Woman's, Man's) head
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Customize your kit

The materials for this project cost $33.91

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Single Size

To fit average Child's (Woman's, Man's) head

Version

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Contrast A

Classic Wool Worsted | Peacock, 00218Edit Color
$8.49

Contrast b

Classic Wool Worsted | Aran, 00202Edit Color
$8.49

Patons Pattern Book:

Next Steps Eight - Fair Isle Knitting | Next Steps Eight, 501002Edit Version
$4.95

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$5.99

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 6/4mm
$5.99
The materials for this project cost $33.91

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.

P = purl

pat = pattern

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit average Child's (Woman's, Man's) head

MATERIALS

Woman's (Two-Color Version)
Classic Wool Worsted (100 g/3.5 oz;192 m/210 yds)
Contrast A Peacock (00218) 1
Contrast b Aran (00202) 1
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 4.5 (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.
Woman's (Multi-Color Version)
Classic Wool Worsted (100 g/3.5 oz;192 m/210 yds)
Contrast A Royal Purple (00212) 1
Contrast B Lemongrass (77223) 1
Contrast C Yellow (77615) 1
Contrast D Pumpkin (77605) 1
Contrast E Cherry (77710) 1
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 4.5 (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.
Man's Version
Classic Wool Worsted (100 g/3.5 oz;192 m/210 yds)
Contrast A Eucalyptus () 1
Contrast B Aran (00202) 1
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 4.5 (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.
Child's Version
Classic Wool Worsted (100 g/3.5 oz;192 m/210 yds)
Contrast A Magenta (77402) 1
Contrast B Aran (00202) 1
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 4.5 (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.

GAUGE

20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st with larger needles. 21.5 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in Fair Isle pat with larger needles.

501002-cover-Next Steps Eight - Fair Isle Knitting
Digital book - $3.95
Hard copy - $4.95