This hat -- which matches the Richmond Mitts -- uses an unusual zigzag rib combined with a cable on a stockinette stitch background.
It uses less than 50 gms, so grab that luxury yarn you’ve been saving. You may use either fingering or sport weight.
Here’s a quote from one of the test-knitters of the mitts: “… I love the new stitch I learned, the zig-zag ribbing. Haven’t had as much fun doing a process for years! It is downright FUN! Not to mention amazing - in looks AND in stretchiness.”
- Both cm and inches
- Seamless knitting
- Interesting cables
Materials you need at home:
- Fingering weight or sport weight yarn in wool or wool-blend, 50 gm
- DPNs or 2 circular needles, 3.5mm, 3.75mm, US 4, 5
- Cable needle
- Stitch markers
Brenda Castiel Designs
I’ve been knitting on and off since my teens, but became somewhat obsessed with it in 2007. I love squishy wools for the short, mild Los Angeles winters, and like light-weight wools, cottons and blends for the rest of the year. I really believe that even beginner knitters can create something beautiful and useful, so I strive to keep patterns simple yet original. I have sold designs to Interweave Knits, Vogue Knitting, Knit Picks, Knit Now magazine, Classic Elite Yarns, and Three Irish Girls Yarns, and have been published in several books. I produce a monthly newsletter with knitting tips, freebies, reviews, and giveaways -- please sign up at www.knitandtravelandsuch.blogspot.com. Get a free pattern when you sign up. Don’t worry, it’s easy to unsubscribe if you change your mind!