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En Blekkspurt

from The Fibre Company + Kelbourne Woolens
(6) Name: 'Knitting : En Blekkspurt
En Blekkspurt
En Blekkspurt

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting
  • Purling
  • Increasing
  • Decreasing
  • Two-color Fair Isle

Pattern Description:

Designed by Kate Gagnon Osborn, En Blekksprut is a 2-color Fair Isle and striped beret featuring Canopy Fingering in Fern + Laguna. The traditional Fair Isle pattern is set off by quirky stripes and a pom pon at the top, making it easy to customize to any desired length.

Gauge:

32 sts + 36 rows = 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

Materials:

  • The Fibre Company Canopy Fingering, 50% Baby Alpaca, 30% Merino Wool + 20% Bamboo. 200 yds/50 gms per skein. Shown in Fern (MC), 1 skein + Laguna (CC), 1 skein.

You Will Also Need:

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


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Intermediate
Knitting
Accessory
Women
Hat
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About the designer

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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