It’s Fibre Friday again and I have a pair of hats to show you.
This pattern is part of a fundraiser to raise money for an MRI for Shetland. A local knitter there – Harriet – created a pattern for a fair isle hand and a local yarn producer there – Jamieson and Shetland – put together yarn kits for knitting the hat. I thought this was a pretty cool and creative way to raise funds, so I bought the yarn kit and the pattern.
Learn more about the MRI Maakers Shetland MRI Scanner Appeal.
I ended up making two hats from the supplied yarn. The first one is on the right:
I washed both hats and they fulled a bit, which made them softer and probably warmer.
There was quite a bit of yarn left over, so I moved the colours around the charts and knit the second one. I also made it a bit shorter, since Mr. Math thought the first was too deep. It’s more blue, too, and he prefers it.
If you’re interested in the details of how I switched the colours, you can read about that on my Ravelry project page.
I still have some yarn left and could make another hat. It would be mostly yellow, though, and since the darkest blue is all used up, I’m going to stop now.