This cloche is alive with texture from the heathered yarn to the moss stitch brim and asymmetry. The construction of this Hat makes for a very interesting knit: beginning with a provisional cast on, stitches are worked onto the textured brim to create a seamless and stylish finish.
Skills required: Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, provisional cast-on, joining live sts, short rows
Gauge 21 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm needles over St.St 21 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over Moss (Seed) St.
- Illustrated knitting pattern
- Metric and imperial measurements , *Sizes to fit 16 (18, 20, 22, 24) in/ 40.75 (45.75, 51, 56, 61) cm (Finished size 13.75 (15.5, 17.25, 18.75, 20.5) in/ 35 (40, 43.75, 47.5, 52) cm)
- Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Short rows, Provisional cast-on & Joining live sts
Materials you need at home:
- 79 (101, 125, 152, 182) yd/72 (93, 114, 139, 166) m DK weight, plied yarn (Sample shown in KnitPicks City Tweed DK (123yd/113m per 50g; 55% Merino, 25% Alpaca, 20% Acrylic))
- 28yd/25m yarn for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St
- Pair 3.25mm/UK10/US3 straight needles &
- Set 3.5mm/UK--/US4 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
- 3.5mm crochet hook
- Approx. 2yd/2m waste yarn
- Stitch marker as necessary
- Tapestry needle
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