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Kabouter pixie hat - knitting pattern

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    Contains:

    • Illustrated knitting pattern
    • Metric and imperial measurements
    • Sizes to fit 16 (18, 19, 21) in/ 40.75 (45.75, 48.25, 53.25) cm (Finished size 14.5 (16, 17.5, 19.25) in/ 36.5 (40.75, 44.5, 49) cm)
    • Written instructions; illustrated tutorial for Cabling without a needle & I-cords


    Description

    Kabouter is the Dutch word for elf or gnome, and describes this Hat perfectly!

    A deep garter stitch brim feeds into a stylised pixie crown with cables running up the side of the Hat. Topped with an I-cord, Kabouter is full of whimsy. Worked in the round and bottom up, this Hat is provided in 4 sizes.

    Skills required: 
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, I-cords, cables

    Gauge: 
20 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St. 
 20 sts x 38 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over Garter St.

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    Materials you need at home:

    • Yarn A 33 (42, 51, 64) yd/ 31 (39, 47, 59) m worsted weight, plied yarn (Sample shown in Cascade 220 (220yd/201m per 100g; 100% Wool))
    • 
Yarn B 40 (49, 58, 69) yd/ 37 (45, 53, 63) m

    • 31yd/29m yarn for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St
    • Set 4mm/UK8/US6 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge

    • Stitch marker as necessary

    • Tapestry needle

    • Cable needle