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Bousta Beanie - Knit Your First Fair Isle Hat

Bousta Beanie - Knit Your First Fair Isle Hat

  • $72.00

Learn Fair Isle techniques while knitting the official hat for Shetland Wool Week 2017. The Bousta Beanie, by Gudrun Johnston, uses 3 colours of Shetland wool combined to great effect within a simple Fair Isle pattern. Also called stranded knitting or colour work, students will be shown different techniques for holding your yarn, tips on keeping even tension and how to read a simple Fair Isle chart. 


Date: Thursday Nov 15, 22 & 29, 2018

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Instructor: Michael Gardner


  • Bousta Beanie pattern (free on Ravelry)
  • 3 coordinating colours of Jamieson & Smith 2 ply Jumper Wt
  • 3mm 16" circular needle
  • 3.5mm 16" circular needle
  • 3.5mm double pointed needles
  • scissors, stitch marker, darning needle

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