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!
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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: 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: 128 Superwash by Cascade Yarns (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 100g/128yds): 2 Skeins. This is the favorite superwash merino on the market due to its beautifully soft and bouncy yarn.
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