This two-color hat is a great first Fair Isle project, or a quick knit if you’re experienced at the technique. Either way, the pattern repeats are intuitive and easy to memorize. And once finished it lives up to its name!
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140 yards Sport weight yarn, approximately 80 yards Main Color (MC) and 60 yards Contrast Color (CC)
24.75 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches in fair isle gauge pattern (incl in pattern) on larger needle
Advanced beginner (knitting in the round, fair isle)
One size fits most. 20” in circumference, 8” from crown to cuff. Measured after blocking.
Version 1/27/2011 - Originally published. Version 10/26/2012 - Changes: Corrected minor typo. Version 12/9/2013 - Changes: Error in main chart for the flower. There were white squares on column 1 rows 16 & 17 and column 2 row 14. These are now corrected to being black. Other aesthetic changes.