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Fidra by Gudrun Johnston

Gudrun Johnston

Aran M140
Blooming Fuscia M189
Blue Suede M194
Creme M10
Jaded Lagoon M126
White Frost M11
Grey Heather M03
Appalachian Stone
Black-Eyed Susan
Northern Cardinal
Pattern Only
Ivory 110
Alabaster 111
Graphite 112
Iron 113
Ebony 114
Goldenrod 102
Peat 107
Avocado 101
Cobalt 108
Eggplant 105
Cabernet 104
Gobi 109

Fidra is a quick and fun knit combining garter stitch and stockinette textures with some yarn over holes for further decoration (and a little ventilation)! As always the pom pom is optional!

Kit includes pattern and selected yarn. For yarn winding services, click here.  For PRE-ORDER colors, please allow at least 10 business days for shipping. Contact us before placing order for color availability.

DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Quarry by Brooklyn Tweed (100% Targhee-Columbia Wool; 100g/200yds): 1 Skein. Shown in Color Gypsum. 100% USA Wool. Made in USA

ALTERNATE YARN: Falkland Chunky by Queensland Collection  (100% Falkland Wool; 100g/131 yds): 2 Skeins. This organic yarn comes from the famed Falkland Islands, known for its humane treatment of sheep, their pristine fleeces and the resulting soft yarn.  Falkland Chunky is an easy care yarn that uses GOTS certified processes to prevent felting without the harsh chemicals or plastics used to make superwash yarn.

ALTERNATE YARN: Lamb's Pride Bulky by Brown Sheep Co. (85% Wool / 15% Mohair; 113g/125yds): 2 Skeins. A favorite yarn for many years, this workhorse yarn is sure to please.  Slight heathering is created with the natural strands of mohair woven throughout.  Made in the USA.

ALTERNATE YARN: O-Wash Chunky by O-Wool (100% machine-washable Certified Organic Merino Wool; 100g/105 yds): 2 Skeins.  This merino wool is grown and sheered in South America but spun & dyed in Northeast USA using organic processes to make a beautiful washable merino wool without the harsh chemical treatments. This yarn has been discontinued.

NEEDLES: Size US 9 / 5.5mm 16" circular needle & Size US 10 / 6mm 16" Circular Needle and set Double Points (or large circular for magic loop method), or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch marker, Tapestry Needle
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate

GAUGE: 14 sts x 26 rows = 4" in Garter Rib pattern on US 9/5.5mm needle
16 sts x 26 rows = 4" in Garter Stitch pattern on US 10/6mm needle
SIZE: 20.5" Circumference x 8.5" from brim to crown (excluding pom pom)
YARDAGE: 130 yds excluding pom pom

Images courtesy of Gudrun Johnston

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