Bismark Pattern


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Knitting: Bismark
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting
  • Purling
  • Increasing
  • Decreasing
  • Two-Color Fair Isle
  • Three-Color Fair Isle

Pattern Description:

Designed by Kate Gagnon Osborn and knit out of Road to China Light in a modern combination of Peridot + Grey Pearl, this plaid hat is both quirky, fashionable and functional. The doubled brim provides structrue and warmth, while the pompon completes the look.


32 sts + 32 rounds = 4" in Fair Isle Pattern on 3.25 mm needles after blocking

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit average woman's head. 8.5" height, 10" dia. + 16" brim circ. unstretched


  • The Fibre Company Canopy Fingering, 50% Baby Alpaca, 30% Merino Wool + 20% Bamboo. 200yds/50gms per skein. Wild Ginger (MC), Sarsparilla (CC1) + Laguna (CC2), 1 skein each.

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 - Size 1 (2.25 mm) 16" circular needles
  • 1 - Size 3 (3.25 mm) 16" circular needle and dpns

About Designer

About Designer

Kate Gagnon Osborn & Courtney Kelley on

We both learned to knit as kids from our grandmothers, and we just never stopped! Although we own a yarn company, and knitting is our main passion, we both sew, cook, crochet, needlepoint, and draw.

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