Designed by Kate Gagnon Osborn. A Fair Isle and striped beret featuring two colors. The traditional pattern is offset by quirky stripes and a pom pom at the top.
Yarn: The Fibre Company Canopy Fingering 50% Baby Alpaca, 30% Merino Wool and 20% Bamboo. 200 yds/50 grams per skein. 1 skein Main Color and 1 skein Contrasting Color.
Size: To fit average adult woman's head. 8.5" height, 10" diameter, and 16" brim circumference unstretched.
Gauge: 32 sts and 36 rows = 4" in Fair Isle Pattern on 3.25 mm needles after blocking.
Needles: 1 - Size US 1 (2.25 mm) 16" circular needle and 1 - Size US 3 (3.25 mm) 16" circular needle and DPNs.
Notions: Tapestry needle and stitch marker.
Necessary Skills: Knitting, purling, increasing, decreasing, 2-color Fair Isle.
Skill Level: Medium.