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North Wind Beanie Pattern

This super bulky weight ‘North Wind Beanie’ uses two colors of yarn to create a fun fair isle design with an extra cozy feel. The stranded colorwork adds an extra layer of warmth and makes this hat a great accessory to wear in the low winter temperatures.

I have included written instructions for both the brim and decrease sections. There is a chart to follow for the colorwork body section. Before beginning, you will want to choose your colors A & B. Color A is the starting color at the brim and color B with finish up the crown. When choosing colors, I suggest using high contrasting colors to really show off the design.

And, the best thing about this pattern is if you use one of the suggested yarns, you will have enough yardage to make 2 beanies!

With US 15 (10.0mm) needles, 8.5 sts and 12 rows make a 4” square in stockinette stitch, unblocked

Finished measurements
9” (22.5cm) tall with a 19” (48cm) circumference

Materials Needed
56 total yards (126g/51m) of super bulky weight yarn in two colors (31yds/71g/28m for color A and 25yds/58g/23m for color B)
Recommended yarn:
We Are Knitters The Wool
Wool and the Gang Crazy Sexy Wool
Malabrigo Rasta
Lion Brand Yarns, LB Collection Fifty/Fifty
US 13 (9.0mm) 16” circular needles
US 15 10.0mm) 16” circular needles
US 15 (10.0mm) double pointed needles
Stitch marker
Tapestry needle to weave in ends

Skills/stitches Required
Long tail cast on
Knitting in the round on circular needles and dpns
Fair isle knitting in the round

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