** 2020 SWW Katie's Kep -- Earth Tones
** 2020 SWW Katie's Kep -- Earth Tones

** 2020 SWW Katie's Kep -- Earth Tones

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"Katie's Kep" is the official beanie for the 2020 Shetland Wool Week. The beanie was designed by Wool Week Patron Wilma Malcolmson and named for her mother, Katie, who taught her how to knit at a very young age. The hat is a tribute to all the known and unknown designers who have kept Shetland colorwork traditions alive.

We've chosen some special colors for the hat that are very similar to Colour #3 shown in the Katie's Kep pattern. We are substituting Jamison & Smith 2-ply for Shetland Handspun, in a selection of Earth Tones for this yarn pack. 

You are also encouraged to come up with your own color scheme and post your pictures to the special Facebook Knit-a-Long group. All the information about Shetland Wool Week and a link to the free pattern download are available at https://www.shetlandwoolweek.com/free-knitting-pattern/

The beanie pattern is sized for Adult Medium.

Finished circumference: 56 cm / 22 in
Length from crown to brim: 20 cm / 7.8 in

Gauge: After blocking, 30 stitches and 32 rows = 10 cm, following the colorway pattern, using 3.25 mm needles.

NOTE: You are purchasing a kit to make the Katie's Kep hat. This is NOT a finished item.

The Katie's Kep yarn kit includes:

  • Jamieson & Smith 2-ply Jumper Weight wool in sufficient quantity to complete Katie's Kep as charted, using our Earth Tones color selection.

Pattern & additional supplies needed (adjust recommended needle sizes as needed to meet gauge):

** The pattern and charts are © Wilma Malcolmson. Feel free to make this hat for yourself, for charity, or as a gift, but please do not sell the hat or reproduce the pattern or any element of it in any form, print or online. 

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