Fairly Easy Isle Hat
A multicolor “First Fair Isle” slouchy hat in two sizes,
Child and Adult, that will leave you hooked on stranded
colorwork. This cap is also a “stashbuster” - use up some of
those little balls of color left over from Jim’s mittens, Mary's
cowl, last year’s Christmas stocking. Never enough yarn to do
a whole project with and the difficulty of figuring out how to pull the colors into a cohesive structure that looks like it belongs together. Then there is color work. Stranding, learning to carry color floats, yah, forget it. WAIT! Don’t give up! This hat is the one to begin with. There are no color carries in this hat. Just concentrate on learning to keep the unused color loose, don’t pull it tight, loose is better than tight! Save the carries for your next Fair Isle Project.
and 7 little balls of color. How to choose the colors? This hat takes the guesswork out of the process. Follow the co