Fernietickles Hat and Mitts

When we discovered that fernietickles means freckles we had to use it to name this fun slip stitch hat!  knitted in our Cheviot Marsh DK there are matching mitts too.

The slip stitch pattern on the Fernietickles Hat creates an enchanting design and a double layer of warmth to keep you snug and cosy as you wander the moors, or run for the train on your daily commute. Designed in our Whistlebare Cheviot Marsh lambswool. 

4mm circular needle 40 cm in length (or size to achieve the stated gauge)

Set of gauge-sized double-pointed needles to complete the crown. 

Stitch marker

Darning needle

22 sts and 40 rows to 10cm/4 inches in tweedy pattern

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The price shown below is for the yarn needed to knit this pattern, the pattern itself is FREE and will be available as a digital download after your order is received.  Download can be made by clicking the link on your confirmation of sale email or by logging in to ‘Whistlebare Flock’ and clicking ‘downloads’.


Our Cheviot Marsh DK Full Skein yarn is currently available in the following colours:

How much yarn will I need?

2 skeins of Cheviot Marsh DK in contrasting colours will make a hat and pair of mitts.

Made with our heritage Cheviot Marsh DK

100% Cheviot and Romney Marsh Lambs Wool.

Cheviot Marsh is a warm, buoyant yarn that only improves with washing and wearing.  It is perfect for comforting everyday jerseys that wrap you in love whilst still looking looking smart.  Its stitch definition is fabulous, think elaborate cables or colour work in a garment that will fast become a go to staple of your wardrobe, warm, snuggly and progressively softer.


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