Tonn means wave in Irish and this fair isle hat has a wave & sail motif with a six-pointed star crown.
The design was inspired by the walled harbour in my home town. Carrickfergus Harbour is Norman built in the 12th-century, made during the construction of Carrickfergus Castle.
The hat has two sections just like the harbour – the bottom part is waves of the sea and the top part is the sails of the boats.
Shown in Garnstudio Drops Baby Merino MC Shade 33 ‘Electric Blue’, CC1 Shade 32 ‘Turquoise’, CC2 Shade 02 ‘Off White’ and CC3 Shade 36 ‘Orange’, (100% Merino; 50 grams; 175 metres/191 yards). Pattern requires 1 50g ball MC and approx. 5-10 grams of each CC. If you are substituting yarn please use a yarn that has some stretch to allow for a nice flexible fit around the head.
3.0 mm and 3.5 mm 40cm circular needles
1 stitch marker to mark beginning of round and a darning needle to sew in ends.
31 sts & 26 rows to 4” / 10 cm in Stocking Stitch
Three sizes: small (18-20”), medium (20-22”) and large (22-24”)
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