- Written instructions
- Illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable & Cable cast-ons, I-cord
- Pattern in metric and imperial measurements
- Sizes to fit 18 [20, 22, 24] in/45.75 [50.75, 56, 61] cm , (finished size 16 [17.5, 19.25, 20.75] in/40.75 [44.75, 48.75, 52.75] cm)
Alveare’s deep welts pile up like a iconic beehive, creating an irresistibly wearable slouchy Hat with an optional bobble. The alternating bands make for a simple, gratifying knit that shows the beauty of both sides of stocking stitch – choose a soft, smooth yarn such as this BFL singles for best effect.
Worked from the bottom up in worsted weight, the pattern is written in 4 sizes and includes tutorials for two cast-on techniques and I-cord.
Sample shown in Lorna's Laces Haymarket [215yd/197m per 100g; 100% Blue Faced Leicester]. Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21.5in/54.5cm circumference head.
Skills required: knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, I-cord.