In Ireland, not only the grasses are greener, but also the houses are more colorful. When I travelled through Ireland, this place hit me the most. Dingle is a charming place on the peninsula of the same name with many colored houses. Since the colors give the traditional houses a modern twist, the Dingle hat interprets the traditional Fair Isle knitting in a modern way.
The slouchy hat is knitted in the round from the bottom up. For the geometric pattern, no more than two colors are worked in a single round.
The pattern is suitable for mini skeins or leftovers. I worked mine with a gradient set of five colors. It also works with a gradient set of four and a pop color. Or play with random semi-solid colors to make your own unique Dingle.
For a neater look, I recommend using the provisional tubular cast on. You can find a photo tutorial here. If you prefer, use a stretchy CO like the long-tail method.
Circumference: 17.5[19.5] inches/ 44 cm
Depth: 9.5[11.5] inches/ 24 cm