An excellent way to try stranded (or Fairisle) knitting techniques.
Knit from the bottom up. The sample is knit with Cascade 220 Heathers, one of my most favorite yarns to work with. Sized for adults average.
Finished size: 23" circumference.
You will need: About 3 ½ – 4 oz yarn (200-220 yds total), in 5 colors (Cascade 220 Heathers, 100% wool, used for sample) A set of dbl pt and a 16” circular needle, US #7/ 4.5 mm, or size to meet gauge.
Yarn Colors: A: mustard (Cascade color #4010)@ 45 yds B: teal green (#2430)@30 yds C: light green (#2453) @30 yds D: light blue (#9452) @10 yds E: dark olive (#9459)@60 yds Plus yarn for tassels
Click here to view some awesome finished Floppy Fairisle hats over on Ravelry!
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