Intermediate Bohus hat with Fair Isle stranded colorwork that mixes purl and knit stitches. This hat is worked in the round from the brim up in a fine yarn that contains alpaca, silk, camel, and cashmere. Five pastel colors create beautiful effects in colorwork.
Designer Courtney Kelley
Finished Size 20 (22)" head circumference; shown in smaller size.
Yarn The Fibre Company Road to China Light (65% baby alpaca, 15% silk, 10% camel, 10% cashmere; 159 yd [145 m]/50 g): riverstone (taupe; MC), ruby (CC1), citrine (yellow; CC2), aquamarine (blue; CC3), and malachite (green; CC4), 1 skein each. Yarn distributed by Kelbourne Woolens.
Needles Size 2 (2.75 mm): 16" circular (cir). Size 4 (3.5 mm): 16" cir and set of 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
• Marker (m);
• tapestry needle.
Gauge 24 sts and 32 rows = 4" in St st on larger needle, blocked