Kit for Da Yoxie Hat, designed by Alison Rendall. The traditional motif used in this hat is known locally as "Da Whalsa pattern”. It also became known as "the Churchill pattern” after Winston Churchill wore a vest featuring the design. Alison's great-grandfather Hector Rendall was born in 1874 at Wirlie in Clett on the island of Whalsay, eventually moving to Vidlin to raise his family. Everyone knows Whalsay knitters, both past and present, excel at Fair Isle design and colourwork so Alison is very proud of her peerie drap o Whalsa blood.
Available in one size to fit an average-sized adult head. Finished circumference at brim: 50cm. Finished Length from brim to crown is 20cm.
Kit contains pattern and yarn as follows:
Yarn A: 77 2 x 25g Balls
Yarn B: 1403 1 x 25g Balls
Yarn C: 125 1 x 25g Ball
Yarn D: 90 1 x 25g Ball
Yarn E: 66 1 x 25g Ball
Yarn F: 1A 1 x 25g Ball
Yarn G: 14 1 x 25g Ball
You will also need: 3mm needles in your preferred style for working in the round.