- 4 sizes: 16" to 22" circumference
- Written Pattern
- Charted Instructions
Skill Level: Intermediate
The color oozes in this funky beanie perfect for just about anyone.
You can use either a solid color or variegated yarn to create the fair isle pattern.
This pattern may look spontaneous and difficult, but it is really easy and is a great introduction to fair isle crochet since it only uses two colors throughout.
Using the Fair Isle technique this beanie will fit all ages and can be made in all colors. The ones pictured are just a touch of the combinations you can create.
Fair Isle is a technique where two colors are used in any particular row to create pictures or designs in your project. Don’t know how to do Fair Isle? Don’t worry, there is an extensive photo tutorial section (13 pages!!!) that will not only teach you how to create Fair Isle but also covers all of this:
Color Changing throughout the beanie including at the round join. Catching the yarn to create short floats. How to keep your yarn untangled. Photo tutorial of stitches used on beanie brim. How to keep your seam straight on your beanie. How to make a magic adjustable loop. The beanie includes full written instructions as well as a color chart for the Fair Isle portion.
Recommended Yarn Sport weight, sock weight, fingering
Recommended Hooks 2.5mm US-C 3.25mm US-D 3.5mm US-E 4.0mm US-G
Finished Measurements Baby: 15” circumference Child: 17” circumference Woman: 20” circumference Man: 22” circumference
Stitch Diagram? Yes
The beanie is in .pdf format, you will need Adobe Reader to view and print it.