Crofthoose Hat Kit
Fans of Fair Isle knitting will love Crofthoose Hat which has been designed by Ella Gordon.
Ella is a textile designer and is the guest patron for this year’s seventh Shetland Wool Week. She has taken her inspiration for this cute and colourful hat from the Shetland crofthouse which are dotted around Shetland.
We have put together Ella's wonderful design in a knitting kit, which includes Jamieson & Smith 2ply Jumper Weight in shades FC58, FC39, FC11, 2 and 202. The kit also includes a printed pattern. If you'd like to knit Crofthoose Hat in your own colourway then the pattern can be downloaded from the Shetland Wool Week website.
The hat is one size to fit an average head approximately 22"
You will also need:
- 3mm x 40cm circular needle or DPN’s
- 3.5mm x 40cm circular needle or DPN’s
- 3.5mm dpns for working hat crown
- tapestry needle for weaving in ends