Decorative bobbles in a contrast colour adorn this Hat, which is worked on the bias. 4 sizes are included, and the pattern is provided in written format. Hat is worked bottom up, with the deep folded brim being created first.
Skills required: Knit & purl stitches, provisional cast-on, joining live sts, increases & decreases, bobbles
Gauge: 28 sts x 40 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.75mm needles over St.St
- Illustrated knitting pattern
- Metric and imperial measurements
- Sizes to fit 14 (17, 20, 22) in/ 35.5 (43.25, 51, 56) cm (Finished size 12.75 (15, 17.25, 19.25) in/ 32.5 (38, 43.75, 49) cm)
- Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on & Joining Live stitches
Materials you need at home:
- Yarn A 62 (85, 117, 134) yd/57 (78, 107, 126) m sport weight, plied yarn (Sample shown in Shibui Knits Baby Alpaca DK (255yd/233m per 100g; 100% Baby Alpaca))
- Yarn B 48 (58, 71, 85) yd/45(54, 64, 79) m
- 41yd/38m yarn for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St in either yarn
- Set 2.75mm/UK12/US2 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
- 2.75mm crochet hook (provisional cast-on)
- 3yd/3m waste yarn (provisional cast-on)
- Stitch marker as necessary
- Tapestry needle
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