Fidra — The Shetland Trader

£2.25

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!

Size
20½ inches circumference at brim and 8½ inches tall from brim to crown

Needles
US 9/5.5mm 16-inch circular needle
US 10/6mm 16-inch circular needle
US 10/6mm set of dpn’s or long circular needle (if prefer using magic loop)

Yarn
130 yards chunky weight yarn (extra needed if adding a pom pom)
Shown in Brooklyn Tweed Quarry (100% American Wool; 200 yards/100g) in “Gypsum”

Notions
Stitch marker
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Gauge
14 sts and 26 rnds = 4 inches in Garter Rib pattern on US 9/5.5mm needle
16 sts and 26 rnds = 4 inches in Garter Stitch pattern on US 10/6mm needle

Suggested retail £4.50