Cannetella slouchy lacey hat - knitting pattern
Named after the Italian fairytale, Cannetella is a beautiful hat with gentle slouch and an easier than you think lace pattern. The arches, reminiscent of Renaissance architecture, work their way around the body and into the crown, where it comes together with a gently gathered finish.
Worked in sock yarn, the hat is knit in the round and bottom up, with 4 sizes included. The instructions are provided in both written and charted format, and the pattern includes an illustrated tutorial for the specialist cast on.
Sample shown in Maverick Yarns Handpainted Merino/Nylon Sock [400yd/366m per 100g; 80% Merino, 20% Nylon]; shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21.5in/54.5cm circumference head.
Sizes to fit: 17.5 [19.5, 22, 24] in/44.5 [49.5, 56, 61] cm (finished size: 15 [17, 19.25, 21.25] in/38 [43.25, 48.75, 54] cm)
Skills required: knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on, lace.
- Written & charted instructions
- Illustrated tutorial for Alternate Cable cast-on
- Pattern in both metric and Imperial measurements
Materials you need at home:
- 142 [199, 264, 339] yd/130 [182, 242, 311] m 4Ply/fingering weight, plied yarn (Gauge 28 sts x 40 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.75mm needles over St.St.; 30 sts x 44 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.5mm needles over Twisted Rib, lightly stretched)
- 41yd/37m yarn for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St. * Set 2.5mm/US1½ & 2.75mm/US2 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
- Stitch marker as necessary
- Tapestry needle
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